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LOCAL MENTION.
Flaky Grants tifarrowlr Filled.
?That's a Connecticut Pie. Try fresh
Pumpkin or Mince. They make a dessert
that is delicious. At your grocer's.
Wclnbach I.ljchtn, Mantels, Ktc.
616 12th st. C. A. Muddiman & Co. 1204 G st.
Pkone lane Want Aa to Tka lta?
Uain 2440.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS.
The last regular meeting for the present
corps of officers of Washington Council
was held Tuesday evening, with Grand
Knight Joseph A. Mudd. in the chair, and
a large attendance of members of the
council present. With a few exceptions
the present officers were re-elected at
the annual meeting: held October 8. so
that there will be very little change in
the policy of the council for the coming
year. Rev. Father Morriss has been selected
as the chaplain for the council for
the ensuing year and James K. Colliflower
has been appointed lecturer by
Grand Knight Mudd.
The meeting of Keane Council, held
Thursday evening, was very lively, and
several matters of interest to all the
members of the order having in view the
question of more commodious quarters,
were taken up for consideration by the
grand knight, Charles \V. Darr, and by
a number of members of the council. The
state deputy, who was present also, participated
In the discussion.
The regu ar monthly meeting of the'
chapter was held Friday evening at
which a number of matters of detail in
connection with the two functions held
under the auspices of the chapter, tne
vesper service and the Co.umbus day
celebration, were disposed of. The chap- j
ter is being warmly congratulated on the
success of both of these affairs.
The Carroll Council Assembly will hold
a Halloween party at the hall next
Thursday even ng.
Potomac Council will hold its regular
? "? s
juiii.s joimson, iiinfift-n y-ars oiu,
giving his address as Hi"2 Oak street
northwest, was arrested yesterday afternoon
i y Detectives Grant and Armstrong
on u charge of grand larceny. It
is charged that he stole a watch belonging
to Marry Ogden. resident of Penning.
Several days ago the watch, it is
charged, was t--?,ken from a building
where Ogden was employed. Yesterday
the timepiece was offered for sale by a
young man, who. when <|Uestloned by the
police, said it was given to him by Johnson
*1 found it on the street." was the
statement of Johnson.
Th?- a< t-used is a tailor. He said he'
had been working in some of the largest}
hotels in the city pressing clothes. He
will ! ? given an opportunity in the Police
I'ouM tomorrow to explain the watch
transaction.
Cried Day
and Night
With Eczema
Thought It Would Kill Him.
Broke Out in Pimples. Scab-1
bed Over. Itched and Burned.'
Had to Tie Hands. Cuticura
Soap and Ointment Cured Him
Sound and Well.
It. K. T>. > ?. 5. Lexington. Tcnn.?"My little
lx>v broke out en the face with Hint terrible
disuse, eczema, whin he was Just one month
old. and I Just thought sure It would kill him.
as It killed our other baby at five months old.
It would break out In pimples and salt over,
and he cried day and night. I thought that there
was no cure tor him at all. His face would
Itch and burn so bad that I had to tie his little
hands down iso he could not scratch his face.
"We began at once to have him treated until
he was seven months old. and he got worse
oil tl?e flute. It would break out worse thai)
over. I decided to give the ?'uti.-ura Soa|> and
? uticura Ointment a trial. se> 1 sent and got a
law of Cutieura ointment and one cake of
uticura Soap. I had not used them a week
until I could ?* a great change, and tbev cured
hltn sound and well and never left a single
actcr." tSigned> Mrs. lallie Sikes. Feb. 17,
ir?l2.
t'uticum Soap and ("uticura Ointment are
old bv JrifedKH ami dealers evcrj w lure. A
aingle set i-> often sufficient when all el? fails.
IJberal sample of each mailed free, with 1>2 p.
f-kin Sook. Address post card "('uticura. I>pt.
T. Boston."
t ^Tender-faced men sinuiid use ('uticura Soap
Shaving Sticks. 25c. Sample free.
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niPfiing Monday t vtiung, ai vwi.cn me
grand knight. Richard A. Curtin. wil.
present a resume of the activities of this
flourishing council for the past year.
Most e'ahorate arrangements are be'ng
made by the officers of the State Council
for th?* joint instai ation of all the officers
of the five councils in this jurisdiction.
which will take place at the ha'.l
Tuesday evening, b< ginn ng at S o'e'ock
The plan of having a jo nt insta lation
of the officers of the various councils was
inaugurated in this jurisdiction several
years ago, and has proved a signal success.
It is expected that the exempl'fica- i
tion to be he'd Tuesday evening will
be the most successful ever he d in this
District, and a large attendance of members
is expected to be present and participate
In the ?xercises. The cert monies
of the installation w'll be conducted by
State Deputy Edward P. Harrington, assisted
by State Warden Redmond De
Vaney and by the two district deputies,
William P. Normoyle and John H. Pelien.
ANACOSTIA.
Members of Anaeostia Council. No. Id,
Junior Order of United American Mechanics.
will hold their annual memorial
service tonight in the Anacostia Methodist
Episcoral Church, when the Rev
(Samuel W. Grafflen. pastor of that church
will deliver a special sermon to these
men. Irving S. Hall is chairman of the
committee having the arrangements in
charge. The members have been asked
to meet at the Masonic Hall, from which I
place they will go to the church in a
1*. S. A. body.
Capt. Robert I.. Richard, who until
a short time ago was ass gned to duty at
the Government Hospital for the Insane
but who was transferred to the Presidic
Hospital in California, has resigned his
position there and also from the army
to enter a private institution there. Dr.
Richards while engaged at the local
hospital was detailed chiefly to observe
insane patients for the benefit of broaden
ing the Knowledge or ine war uepartment
along this line.'
Mrs. Charles F. Linger is chairman of
a special committee of the local branch
of the Women's Christian Temperance
Cnion. which is arranging to give an entertainment
the early part of next month
to ass st in the movement to erect the,
Frances Willard Memorial in Washington
as proposed by the national order,
of which this is a part.
Dr. R. E. Henning of Anacostla will
shortly leave to make his residence in i
St. Peter. Minn., where he will be con- ,
nected with the State Asylum for Ine-1
briates, in the capacity of bacteriologist, '
chemist and pharmacist. The institution j
where I>r. Henning will devote his work
has recently been completed and is one
of the largest and most modern in that
community.
ACCUSED OF GEAND LAECENY
Tailor Alleged to Have Taken Watch,
But He Denies Charge.
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GLORIESJNJAPITAL
Simon Woif Has Closely
Watched City's Progress.
HERE FOR HALF CENTURY
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Noted Citizen Celebrates Seventy- i
Sixth Birthday Tomorrow. \
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REVIEWS WORLD CONDITIONS !
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Other Nations Have Been Influenced \
Kir TIT am /I a*r i?l A aK^ amama '
WVUUdXUX AvlllC V CUiCU US U1
United States, He Declares.
"Fifty years ago I found this city a'
?trargiing village. I have seen it grow
'rom that to be 'a thing of beauty' and
into what will be 'a joy forever." I have
watched Washington become the representative
capital of a representative nation."
This, according to Simon Wolf, will be
ane of his principal thoughts tomorrow,
the seventy-sixth anniversary of his
birth. It would not be proper to say
that a birthday anniversary celebration
is to be held tomorrow by Mr. Wolf, who
is one of the best known lawyers, philanthorplsts,
socialogists and authors of
the cap.tal, for whatever celebration <
there is to be of the fact that at seventysix
he is hale and hearty, of quick mind,
alert speech and springy walk, will be by
uis relatives and friends. Mr. Wolf intends
to spend the day quietly in his
usual routine.
Cablegrams, telegrams and letters of
feiiciiat.on, accompanied by gifts, have
begun to arrive at Mr. Wolf's home, in
recognition of the day. Born in Bavaria,
October :X 1836. Mr. Wolf came to
America with his grandparents when he ,
was twelve years old. and settled first in
Cleveland, Ohio, later coming to Washington,
since which time he has had a
career which has made him not only one [
of the notable men of the capital, but '
which has gained for him the reputation .
of being one of the most widely known '
Jews in the world. j
Has Great Pride in City. ^
Discussing yesterday with a Star re- '
porter the events of former days as j
contrasted with those of the present (
Mr. Wolf spoke with an almost paternal \
affection of the city of his adoption and i
his pride in its growth and beauty. His J
talk of world capitals, and Washington t
in particular, led to a discussion of na- j
tions, of the voters who make countries, j
and of the character that makes voters. |
He is keenly aiive to the present Issues ,
of the day with respect to the approaching
national elections, and he declares
he sees with breadth of vision "the passing
of the craze for progressivlsm."
"I have been a republican since the
days of Abraham Lincoln," Mr. Wolf
said. "1 voted first in '57, the state and
county tickets, at Uhrichsvllle, Ohio. #
could not vote when Buchanan was elected
in '56, prior to the civil war. I began
to read law in the office of Mr. Justice
Joseph Vance, in Philadelphia, in
1859, and in that year and I860 I was
just beginning to get into the root of
things.
"I am a Taft man. but I don't see that
there is very much difference in the
problems that confront the voter this
year from those that have confronted
him in former years. Of course, just before
the civil war the problem presented
to the voters involved the fate of the
republic. Nowadays, the fate' of the nation
is very seldom at stake, no matter
how much the politicians try to convince
the voter that it is. ]
Craze Will Pass Away.
"This craze for progresslveness will j
pass away. The good sense of the peo- j
pie will reassert itself. We had the i
greenback craze in 1876, and we had the j
sixteen-to-one craze in 1896, and they
have passed away, although as much
howl v as raised about them at the time
as is being raised about progresslveness '
now.
"We are always progressing in the <
T'nited States. I should say that our i
most strik.ng progress has been along
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the line of morals. Nowadays we take
ho'd of more and more subjects that
lead to the general betterment of the
nation with less and less effort. We
take better care of children than we
ever did, and we see more minutely to
the care of the Insane and the criminal.
The establishment of more and
more playgrounds for children all over
the country and the growth of settlement
work everywhere serve to showthat
our higher ideals are in force, and
110 one, therefore, can tell me that we
we retrograding or in danger. We did
not pay as much attention to these
moral things when I was younger.
Causes of Progress.
"Much of our progress, of course, has
aeen due to various wonderful inventions
ind discoveries made in the last rtfty
rears. These have brought the nations
is well as Individuals closer together,
md it is interesting to note that the
American has led in these inventions and
iiscoverles, as he has in almost every
line of human endeavor. I believe, for
Instance, that the French revolution owed
x large share of its success to t>.e fact
that the Americans won their flight for
Independence, and I believe Benjamin
Franklin and Lafayette were the two
great factors that brought the French
revolution about. German immigration
to the United States and German-American
thought have had a tremendous influence
on the German people, sttmulatirt.republican
Ideas in that empire, so tnat
there will eventually be a republic in
Sermany such as there is here. The i
Irish cause has iarge.y been fought out
In the United States and whatever England
eventually yields to Ireland will be
largely due to the influence exerted by
Irish-Americans.
"So with Russia and Russian affairs.
In no other country' in the world has
public opinion ever so. swayed legislation
as It did in this country when I'resiJent
Taft and 'Congress gave notice to
Russia of the abrogation of the passport
treatv. when American citizens, because
they were Jews, were denied tneir rights
under the treaty when they went to Russia.
World One Vast Empire.
I
"By American public opinion the condition
of the Jew in Russia will be
ameliorated, eventually, thus proving conmusively
what a world influence republisan
institutions are capable of exerting.
American public opinion and republican
institutions are making it plain that 'a
Chinese wall' no longer hems in one nation,
and that the whole world is one
cast empire of wireless thought for human
betterment.
"The policy that directed China and Japan
to send its young men to the United
States to receive education has borne
fruit, and shown what American opinion
md republican institutions can do in the
wonderful changes that have taken place
in those two countries, notab.y in China,
which, although it has only recently become
a republic, gives promise of
streneth and nernetuitv Who would have
supposed that the French republic wornd
iave lasted for foWy-two years? Its most
)ptimistic friends never save it credit lor
the ability to .ast more than twenty years,
ind yet it now seems as if it were firmly
established for all time. It just goes to
show that the liberalism of one nation,
juch as the American, exercises a simi.ar
influence on other nations less fortunate
in their environment, and what France
tias done all the other nations of the
world can do.
Discusses Panama Canal.
"The marvel of what France has done
within ihe past fifty years is nothing like
is great as another marvel?the building
of the Panama canal. I am glad to have
ived to see the building of it. I have
seen what a wonderful effect the Suez
anal had upon the commerce of the
world, but that, and the growth of commerce
to come with the Panama canal,
will be nothing but an inciden al compared
with the colossal effect the Panimma
canal will exercise upon human
affairs. It will be the greatest factor in
the prepetuation of world peace.
"I should not be surprised to see the
year 1915 commemoiated for all time as
the second most important date in the
his.ory of the wor d, the first being 177?>,
the year of the Ame: ican Declaration of
independence and the beginning of the
constructive work the American republic
has done among the nations.
"What about religion? Why, the only
re'iglon worth observing is 'Love Thy
Neighbor as Thyself." If the preachers
of all denomina ions talked less doctrine
and more humanity, there won d be less
friction between the different faiths, and
a higher standa: d could be established as
between man and man.
"I would say to the eJwish young man.
No, I would say to all young men, of
whatever faith or race, be Americans!
The Jew should never be a Jew in jpolitics.
He should not permit the politicians
to corral him in the Interest of a
candidate because the candidate happens
to be a Jew. He should not have politi*
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j cal clubs composed exclusively of Jews, j
! That is foreign to the spirit of Jewish in- j
; stitutions. and it is a menace not only to j
j our country. America, but to the Jew |
! himself. Be true to the Jewish tradi!
tions. but always in the spirit of enI
Iightenment of modern days. Be Amer|
ican. And when I say that, I say it to
' all young men, not particularly to those
of my own race and creed.
Future of Washington.
"One sees a good many things in the
course of fifty years. Fifty years ago I s
found this city of Washington a strag- ?
erline- villaee. With rain** own eves I
' have watched it grow from that to be 'a'
thing- of beauty' and into what will be 'a f
joy forever." With mine own eyes I c
have watched it become the representa- ^
tive capital of a representative nation. !:
That is a privilege, sr.rely. In this
growth I have, in my humble way, contributed,
co-operating with Gov. Shepherd,
Crosby S. Noyes and other kindred a
spirits who saw with prophetic vision the s
possibilities that have become realities $
and have enhanced and enriched the nation's
capital. ^
"The future has still greater prospects. J
I expect to see the day when this will be
the national center of education and re- r
fineinent?a capital far ahead of anything
that the old world can produce, containing,
perhaps even in one great buildin-, S
all the elements of human culture brought t
home to the nation's capital for our s
common citizenship." t
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Take the Chesapeake and Ohio R'y J
to the West. F.ne service. Three trains n
dally. Offices. 1339 F st. and 513 Pa. ave. *'
Geo. M. Bond, Dist. Pass. Agent.?Advertisement.
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BUREAU BUILDING PUSHED.
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' Ircnwork on Engraving and Print- ii
O
ing Structure About Complete. u
I Those who visit the foot of 14th street 1
| can see about what the bife new home
: of the bureau of engraving and printing I
I will look like when it is completed and
\ ready for service.
The ironwork on the structure is prac|
tically completed except for the piacing J
! of a number of beams that will form
! the roof of the center wing of the struc:
ture. The stonework on the wads has
| been pushed ahead, and it is now nearly
up to the roof line of the entire build;
ing.
The main entrance to the new bureau
I will be on 15th street, and three wings
extend back to 14tli street. It is all wini
dows, and the employes will have no
cause to complain of a want of light.
1 Work on the upper part of the building
is being pushed, and it is expected the
' big structure will be under roof before ;
j the bad weather of winter comes with !
j i lie new year. \
i Work is also being pushed on the new 1
! storehouse of the United States en- ! ^
irineerx" office on Potomac. Park abreast ! _
! the foot of 14th street, and it is stated t
i that the bui.ding will be ready for use ^
in six weeks or two months. The struc- a
ture is under roof, and yesterday the
workmen were covering the outside of t
the brick walls with a coating of cement. ^
The building is to be used by the en- j,
gineers' office for the storage of material \
and tools used in the public work of the t
office on Potomac Park and about the c
District.
TRIES TO ESCAPE GUARD.
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Minor Lewis Makes Attempt on Way
to Insane Hospital.
While being transferred from the Dis- g(
trict iail to the Government HosDital for ?
- - - iJ
the Insane yesterday afternoon Minor j
Lewis, colored, fifty-four years old, at- n
tempted to make his escape. c
Guard George C. Gumnx left the jail
with the prisoner in a buggy. Shortly D
after leaving that institution Lewis be- j,
came unruly, and the guard had con- 1
slderable trouble in keeping him quiet a
and preventing him from jumping out of "
the vehicle. 11
When the buggy reached the corner of v
14th and K streets southeast Lewis again a
attempted to jump. Afraid to take any P
more chances with his prisoner, Guard
Gumm summoned the patrol wagon of
the fifth precinct and the prisoner was
taken to the asylum with several policemen
to guard him.
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Fire Engine House Burglarized. ]'
Capt. McLean of No. 2 chemical engine
company reported to the police of
the eleventh precinct that some one s
stole a quantity of sheet lead valued at j>
$15 from the rear of the engine house a
at 28th street and Pennsylvania south- e<
east Friday night. tl
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WHAT I
By Dr. Fn
What Is it that passes over to you when
ou hear an excellent orchestra play a
noving number, such as the march from
Tannhauser" or the Intermezzo from
"Cavalleria Rusticana," or any of the
amillar thrillers? Some spiritual intoxiant
enters into you and you feel its
leady fumes throughout your soul. What
s it?
What is It that passes over to you when
ou see a landscape that exalts you, such i
ts a view of the sweet English valley
een from the high road from London to
taidstone or the glorious panorama you
;et from the car platform going from
Iartlgny to Chamonix?
And do you remember the first time you
ead "The Count of Monte Crsto" and
Les , Miserabks" and "Dombey and
Ion"? What was that thing that passed
rom these books into your life? Do not
ay it was nothing, or just a sensation, j
hinner than air, fugacious as a mood;
or, whatever it was, it has stayed w,t.?
ou, and in your spirit 1 fe is as permaent
and unmovable as a huge bowlder
n a Colorado field.
What is that something that rayed out
rom the Mona Lisa picture in the Louvre
nd touched the soul of Waiter Pater as
. harper sweeps his carp?
You can analyze the sea, doubtless, oh
earned and expert physicists, weigh its
ait and gauge its iodine, but tell us what
3 that more important produce of the
cean,# the sense of majesty, power and
nfinitude that comes from it, and grips
he soul, of man?
Neither is it in botany to say what
SEVERAL SHORT FLIGHTS.
Nothing Sensational Attempted by
College Park Aviators.
Several short aeroplane flights were
nade at College Park yesterday afterloon,
but nothing of a sensational sort
vas attempted. Harold Kantner with
he Moisant monoplane made two flights.
The air was cold and it was near dark
>efore it was reasonably quiet. Even
hen it was "streaky."
Of the army aviators, Lieut. Geiger
nade a short flight in the new small
lurtiss scouting machine and Lieut. Gra1am
made a flight in the Burgess-Wright
hat has been reassembled and had a new
nglne fitted.
Oscar Brindley. who has bought the
Columbia biplane in which Paul Peck
ras killed at Chlcaao. made two flights
esting out the machine and the new j
Vright system of control that has been I
idopted for it. '
Marshal Reid of Philadelphia, son of
he tobacco magnate, and a former
Vright pupil, has contracted for a new
ydro-aeroplane that is being built by the
Vashlngton Aeroplane Company on lines
hat were laid down by the Navy Delartment
as desirable in navy machines.
SYLVESTER SUES FOR $10,000.
Son of Police Superintendent Brings
Action Against B. & 0.
Henry H. Sylvester, twenty years old,
on of Maj. Sylvester, superintendent of
olice, by his next friend. Tench T.
larye, has filed suit against the Baltltiore
and Ohio Railroad Company to reover
$10,000 damages.
Through Attorney M. J. Colbert the
laintiff says he was unlawfully ejected
rom a train, September 2, 1912, at Shenndoah
Junction, W. Va.. about nine
liles from Harpers Ferry, his destlnaion.
He contracted a severe cold, he says,
n ich caused iiim great rain, suffering
nd inconvenience. He was also hu
illiated, he asserts, before a large numer
of persons.
Frank McCnlly Gives Bond.
Frank McCully, twenty-two years old.
resident of Roanoke, Va., furnished
end yesterday for his appearance in
he Police Court tomorrow to answer
charge of having taken $90 from the
oom of Charles Kerby, a resident of D 1
tieet northwest. McCully recently
ave bond in Roanoke for his appearnce
in this city, and when he reachd
here he renewed the bond. He denies
hat he took the money.
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message the "wee, modest, crimsontipped
flower" sends to Ploughboy Burns,
and he in turn s ngs to all tne world;
nor Is it in geology to explain how the
somber giant Matterhorn pierces the
mind; nor in chemistry to make clear
what Is that soft, sleepy, loving spirit
hand laid upon the listener's heart who
hears the soft autumn rain come whispering
and tip-toe ng over the dead leaves.
What Is that psychic something that
passes to you from one friend entire.y
different from that which you get from
another? What is that communicable
flavor of personality?
Define for us, chemically, oh skillfu
test-tubists ti e material composition or
patriotism, rel glon, aversion, ambition,
vanity and loyal love!
You cannot. Project your inquiries a
million years in the direction they now
take and you will come no nearer.
You do not satisfy us when you say
that nothing "passes" in all tbe above
instances, and that they are but "cerebrations,"
movements of brain matter.
The fact remains that these movements !
are those of most vital import to the I
thinking world.
Dia it ever occur to you ii"at science is i
not necessarily chained to matter, and !
that there are psychic data, spiritual
phenomena, whol y non-material facts,
waiting to be weighed, noted and set in
order?
Says Richard Jeffries: "Research proceeds
upon the same old lines and runs
In the ancient grooves. Further, it Is j
restricted by the ultra-practical views j
which are alone deemed reasonable. But
there shou.d be no limit P aced on the
mind. The purely ideal is as worthy of
pursuit as the practical, and the mind is
not to be pinned to dogmas of science any
more than to dogmas of superstition."
WAREHOUSE TO BE IMPROVED.
Government Lets Contract for Work j
on Old Building.
Improvements in the old warehouse at!
the corner of 14th and B streets northwest,
which is included in the purchase of
property recently made by the United
States government for the ultimate site j
of the Departments of State, Commerce
and Labor and Justice, will be started;
soon, the contract having been awarded j
yesterday by the Secretary of the Treas- }
uhy to W. S. Watts, a local contractor, j
The contract calls for reinforcing the;
walls of the old building, shoring up the !
floors, whitewashing the walls and simi- !
lar work. Watts' bid, which was 12.2:14, i
was - the lowest of eight received from
local firms.
Weddings and Receptions
?are especially attractive when Gude provides
the floral decorations. 1214 F.?
Advertisement.
THIRD TERMERS TO RALLY.
Meeting Will Be Held Tomorrow at
True Reformers' Hall.
A rally to indorse Col. Roosevelt for J
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Vice President will be held tomorrow
evening at 8 o'clock at True Reformers'
Hall, 12th and U streets northwest.
The speakers will be Frank J. Hogan, '
national committeeman; James R. Wi.aer,
delegate to the third term convention in
Chicago; Dr. E. D. Williston, L. M. King,
H. A. Clarke and John W. Lewis, president
of the Laborers' and Mechanics'
Real Estate Company.
Mme. E. V. Prioleau, soprano soloist,
will sing. The invocation will be delivered
by Rev. D. F. Rivers, pastor of Berean
Baptist Church, and Rev. M. W.
Clair, pastor of Asbury Methodist Church,
will give the benediction.
George F. Collins, alternate delegate to
the Chicago third term convention, will
preside.
Entertainments for Blind.
Two entertainments for the blind are
to be given this week at the Library of
Congress. The first entertainment, Tuesday
afternoon, at 2:J0 o'clock, will be a
reading by Mrs. Wiley. Friday evening
at 8 o'clock lialstead T. Hoover, in
structor of music in the public schools,
will give a vocal recital.
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ROCKILE AND COUNTY
NEWS ITEMS AND NOTES
Gaithersburg, Derwood, Oakmont
and Washington
Grove to Get Lights.
Special Correspondence of The Star.
ROCKVILLE. Md.. October 26. 1012.
Arrangements have been completed for
the extension from Rockvllle to Gaithersburg
of the electric light service of the
Potomac Electric Power _ Company.
Branches will also be run to Derwood,
Washington Grove and Oakmont, requiring
twelve miles of lines.
Gaithersburg has agreed to install fifty
street lights and Washington Grove
twenty-five. The electric company has
agreed to have the lines in shape byJune
1.
A* movement has been started by the
Montgomery County Medical Society for
shorter, hours in the public schools of
Montgomery county. At a recent meeting
of the society at Olney, Dr. William
L. Lewis of Kensington offered a resolution
favoring the closing of the schools
at 3 o'clock instead of 4 o'clock, and a.
committee was named to give the proposition
consideration and report at the
next meeting of the society. At least
two of the county school commissioners
?Dr. Ryan Devereux and Columbus W.
Day?are known to favor a shorter day.
The Medical Society has also taken
steps to have the state take over Starmont
Sanitarium, a tuberculosis instituion,
at Washington Grove, this county.
A public meeting will be called for the
near future, when a plan to lease the
sanitarium until the next leg.slature
meets will be considered. It is planned
to ask the next legislature to purchase
the institution. It is not now in operation
and can. it Is said, be purchased at
about one-half the cost of the land and
buildings.
The following transfers of real estate
were recorded in the office of the clerK
of the circuit court durng the week:
Martin B. Kinney to Carroll Walters, four
acres; Harry M. Martin to Mary J. Gregg,
lot near Chevy Chase; Sarah E. Hodges
to Anna Crock, lot at Takoma Pa. k;
Arthur Daniels to Henry N. Sisco, onehalf
acre; Martha W. Etchlson to Basil
T. Nap.c, one acre; Harry B. Cramer
to Harry R. McCabe, lot in Gaithersburg;
William T. Norris to Sarah V. Soper,
three and one-fourth acres; William T.
Norris to Mary G. Burg, three acres; Rosedale
Park Company to Alfred Batson,
lot in Rosedale Park; Alfred A. Austin to
Julia S. Zie;,ler. one-fourth acre; John
B. Falconer to Edith V. Rupertus, lot at
Silver Spring; Minnie M. Lewis to Eiias
H. Etcivson, seventy-three acres; William
G. Brewer to Tom B. Johnson, two lots
near Barnesviile.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Thomas of
Roanoke Va., are visitors at the home
of Dr. and Mrs. Otis M. Linthicum here.
Rev. Oscar W. Henderson, pastor of the
Rockville Baptist Church, attended the
Maryland Baptist Association in Ba-timore
during the week.
Mrs. George C. Lewis has re.urned to
her home here after spending several
months in Vermont, Massachusetts and
Philadelphia.
Misses Beulah and Ellen Barnesly of
Olney, were the hostesses a few evenings
ago at a kitchen shower in honor of Miss
Mabel Barnes y, whose marriage to Arthur
Ca?hell of Olney will take piace next
Wednesday.
Mrs. Annie Gardiner Darby, wife of
George A. Darby, died today in Washington,
at the age of sixty-five years.
Her death was due :o an aflfection of the
heart, with which she had suffered a
long while. She is survived by her husband,
a son. J. Gardiner Darby of Itockvil
e. and a stepson. Herbert Darby of
Baltimore. The funera". arrangements
have not been comuleterh
Mrs. Darby, whose maiden name was
Gardiner, was a native of this coun y,
and .ived nearly all her life near Hyattstown.
Police Seek Bogus Widow.
Miss Wilson, agent of the Associated
Charities, complained to the police yesterday
afternoon that an unidentified
white woman has been soliciting funds
about the city, chiefly from ministers,
claiming she is a widow and that she
has three children. Miss Wilson told
the police she had visited five addresses
the young woman gave, and was told
she was not at any of them.
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CITY ITEMS.
( ripen! Olr Cur \ewr York Mile
Trav Grapes. for wine grape Juice and
jelly. V. DI. GIORGIO. . 21 Iwi ave.;
plione Main -K#>.
How He Won Her."
Great comedy, Virginia Theater, today;
$2 show 5c.
Pnraire, l.ilrnbe lid R*a{*
repairing. Roofs repaired and painted.
George E. Gartrell. 1001 O street a.*.
Phone Y'onr Want Ad to Ike Star.
Main 2440
OYSTEBS PLENTIFUL
Ample Supply at Wharf for Those
Preferring Bivalves on Ha f Shell.
Late yesterday evening it looked as if
oyster lovers who will go to the llth
street wharf market today for a supply
on the half shell would be disappointed
All day yesterday there were but two
; arHvale nf iti'clnr.lailun nrT ft hnt h ruivv??r
1 ? ?v? v,' v. i v ft a V ft ? I V-y .- ... I '
: boats that brought small cargoes. One
came from tl^ beds In the tov.er liver
and the oysters she brought sold ai <??
cents per bushel. The other came from
Poc-omoke sound, on the eastern shore of
Chesapeake hay. She had tine oysters
j aboard and they found ready sale to the
j dealers uptown at W? cents per bushel.
, The Potomac river boat so d out and left,
j early in the day and the tastern shore
! boat had but a few bushels aboard lata
yesterday evening.
After dark, however, the situation was
saved hy the arrival of the schooner Silver
Wave with several hundred bushel*
of the bivalves, and It then became
known that several other vessels were
I on their way and would arrive here this
morning in time to meet all demands.
Those who go to the wharf today may
expect to pay more for their oysters than
they did last Sunday.
Flay With Matches; Start Fire.
Children playing with matches in th*
home of Henry Roney, 320 B street
northeast, yesterday afternoon, caused
| a slight fire. The damage was slight.
J The children were not burned.
Elave Your Oculist's Pre=
| sedition Failed by Leese.
The Glasses will tie made rlrtit <>n th*
premises In our hijr. nvxiein ?? .ileal F .< -
lory. Our prices are exccpticnally rea#i>uable.
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