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?why I purchased a Home on
Buchanan street west of 14th
Br A HOME BUYER.
?one of the dreams of my life has always been, to some day own
and live in my own home.
?The very word home always suggested peace and happiness to me.
?and when I recently had occasion to visit these houses, which I
found were built by a reputable builder, I became actually feverish
with the desire to become a home owner.
?the project I investigated is some 1*5 minutes' ride to the busi
ness center of the city.
?it occupies one of the highest elevations of the entire city, lying
between 14th and 16th streets on Buchanan.
?I saw the style and character of home building operation that
opened my eyes with wonderment.
?I saw the conditions in which the streets were kept very wide,
all macadamized, with beautiful shade trees.
?I saw my intended neighbors were of the stamp of highly cul
tured and refined peoples.
?I learned that I could live in this really high-class section and
it would cost me little more than my present rent.
?that four years ago this property was sold by the acreage.
?that ground in this vicinity has increased handsomely in value for
the present pioneers.
?I found out that with only a small cash payment and balance
like rent I could own a home in this section?so here I am.
?that was enough for me?I took a long breath, pulled out my
check book and made my first payment on my own home.
?I believe I have the safest type of "life insurance" on earth. In a
few years I'll have an ideal home amid pleasant surroundings. I'll
have the highest type of neighbors?former bankers, lawyers and
retired business men.
?one of the features that thoroughly impressed me was the accessi
bility?style of architecture (colonial design).
?another feature was the desirable elevation.
?however, complete information relative to these homes may be
obtained from the offices of Phillips & Sager, 715 14th street n.w.
?this section, which lies between 14th and 16th streets n.w. on
Buchanan street, appeals to me strongly from a "home and invest
ment standpoint. There is every social and educational advantage.
?sample house open for inspection, 1422 Buchanan street.
?6 and 8 rooms.
Balance monthlv.
Prices, $5,250 to $6,600. Small cash payment.
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| Little Stories for Bedtime.
HOW MIST AH MOCKING BIRD CAME
BY HIS VOICE.
By Thornton W. Burgess.
Peter Rabbit can't keep his tongue still.
He simply can't and that is all there is
about it. If you want to keep a secret,
dnn't tell it to Peter Rabbit. He means
All right, does Peter. He doesn't tell pur
posely. Oh, my, no! It just pops out be
fore he think!*. He is always dreadfully
worry then when it is too late, but of
course that doesn't undo the mischief
which sometimes has been done. Of course
lots and lots of times no harm is dpne by
Peter's habit of talking. There was none
this time. Ol' Mistah Buzzard was sur
prised. but there -was no harm to any one.
Tou see, it was this way. Peter Rab
bit had heard an ugly little whisper that
Mistah Mocking Bird, who had just come
to live in the Green Forest and on the
Green Meadows, had not <ome honestly
by his <wonderful voice. Peter had gone
s'ralght to ol' Mistah Buzzard and a*ked
htm about it. Ol" Mistah Buzzard had
told Peter to come back next morning and
sfiould hear all about how Mistah
Mocking Bird had come by his voice.
Peter waa so tickled that he told every
body he met. and even went out of his
way to tell some. Of course, everybody
wanted to hear all about it, and so when
ol' Mistah Buzzard came sailing down
out of the sky to his favorite tall dead
trae in the Green Forest that morning, he
found half ti*? little people of the Green
Meadow* and the Green Ftorest gathered
there.
"Once upon a time," began ol* Mistah
Buzzard, "all the birds who make their
homes up in the no'th had come down
so jth to get warm, just like moat of them
PILKS CI RED IN ? TO 14 DATS.
wUI ?**"?? money if PAZO OINT
MENT faUg.10 cor* mmr case of Itching, Blind.
Bleeding nVrotrudlng Pile* u f to 14 da/a. &0c!
do now every winter. But somehow they
were late starting, and the first thing
they knew there was ol" Jack Frost a
blowing his trumpet and a-twisting the
leaves off all the trees. Away thev all
started, a-crowding cach other, just as if
there wasn't room enough in the air for
all of 'cm. Bui it wasn't any use. fo"
right on their tail feathers rode ol' Jack
Frost.
"Of course, every one of them had a
cold when they reached mah ol' home
'way down south. Couldn't any one of
'em sing a note, they had such sore
th'oats. Now, old Mother Nature used
to get all the birds together every year
soon after they reached the warm and
sunny south for a grand concert, to see
If they had been studying their music as
they should, and had been taking care
of their th'oats aa they ought to. This
time they hadn't much more'n shaken
ol' Jack Frost oflfen their tail feathers
when ol' Mother Nature sent word that
she was all ready for the grand concert.
"Yo* never did see such a sick looking
lot of ibirds In all yo' born days. Here
they coqfcln't sing a note, and they
hadn't any real good excuce to offer old
Mother Nature, because they know that
they ought to have started south before
they did. About this time along comes a
no-account-looking bird, what made his
home in the south, and never did go far
away from it. He wasn't pretty.
"He wore just a common, every-day
sort of suit of gray and white, and no
body ever did pay much attention to him.
They didn't then until he came up bash
ful like and offered to sing Mistah Mea
dow Lark's solo fo' him in the grand
concert. Mistah Meadow Lark would
have laughed, only his th'oat was too
sore. But this no-account looking bird
just opened his mouth and out poured
Mistah Meadow Lark's song, sure enough.
It seems he had sat around and listened
and listened every winter when Mistah
Meadow Lark came back south until he
could that song just as good as Mistah
Meadow Lark hlsself, and it was the same
way with Mistah Cardinal and Mistah Red
wing. and a whole lot more.
"Well, when the time for the grand
concert came this little no-account bird
hid in a thick tree and sang for Mistah
Meadow I^ark and all the others. But
yo' can't fool ol' Mother Nature, and it's
of no use to try. Her eyes twinkled as
she called this po' little no-account bird
out before all the other birds and asked
him why he had done it. He just hung
his head and said, ' 'Cause Ar didn't want
they-alls to get in trouble."
"Then ol' Mother Nature gave him a
new name, and said that he should have
the most wonderful voice in all the world,
and he should be known as Mistah Mock
ing Bird. And it was Just as ol" Mother
Nature said. And ol' Mistah Mocking
Bird's wonderful voice was handed down
to his children and from them to their
children, and so on. And that is how
mah friend Mocker, whom yo' Ml know,
came by his wonderful voice."
THOMPSON TO TAKE OATH.
Probably Will Become United
States Treasurer Next Tuesday.
Carmi Thompson, who will succceed
Lee McClung as treasurer of the United
States, is expected, according to Secre
tary MacVeagh, to be sworn In next
Tuesday, the day of his return from the
north with President Taft.
When Mr. Thompson flies his bond,
has It approved and then takes the oath
of office, the count of the millions of
money In the Treasury will begin.
Miss Lillian Gertrude Veasey, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. William Eugene Veasey,
became the bride of George Washington
Dexter, jr., of Baltimore at Pocompks
City, Sid.. .Wednesday. _ i
(Continued From First Page.)
Senator Duncan L". Fletcher, president of
the Southern Commercial Congress, and
Mrs. Duncan U. Fletcher: Dr. Clarence
J. Owens, managing director of the South
ern Commercial Congress, and past com
mander-in-chief of the United Sons of
Confederate Veterans, and Mrs. Owens;
William H. Saunders, resident director of
the Southern Commercial Congress, and
Mrs. Saunders: Representative R. P?
Hobson. president of the Southern So
ciety of Washington, and Mrs. Hobson;
Charles A. Douglas, chairman of the ex
ecutive committee of the Southern So
ciety of Washington, and Mrs. Doug
lasuMiss Nannie Heth, president of the
Southern Relief Society of Washington;
Mrs. Lizzie George Henderson of Mis
sissippi, past president general of the
United Daughters of the Confederacy;
Mrs. Cornelia Branch Stone of Texas,
past president general of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy, and Mrs.
Edward Carl Schnabel of Louisiana, cor
responding secretary general of the
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
[ Mrs. Roy W. McKinnev of Kentucky,
recording secretary general of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy; Mrs. C.
B. Tate of Virginia, treasurer general of
the United Daughters of the Confed
eracy; Mrs. Drury C. Ludlow of Wash
ington. D. C.. second vice president of
the United Daughters of the Confed
eracy: Mrs. James B. Gantt of Missouri,
registrar general of the United Daugh
ters of the Confederacy: Mrs. L. H.
Raines of Georgia, custodian of Cross of
Honor: Miss Mildred Rutherford of Geor
gia, historian general of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy; Airs.
Frank Anthony Walke of Virginia, cus
MRS. ALEXANDER B. WHITE.
Re-elected President General of tfce
f U. D. C.
todian of flags and pennants: Mrs. Mat
thew T. Scott, president of the Daughters
of the American Revolution; Mrs. Wil
liam Cumming Story of New York city,
Mrs. John Miller Horton, Col. Hilary
Herbert, chairman of the Arlington
monument committee: Mrs. Marion But
ler, president of the United Daughters of
the Confederacy of the District of Colum
bia; Col. William Jennings Bryan and
Mrs. Bryan, Mrs. Champ Clark, Miss M.
Frances Saunders, sponsor of the Con
federate Veterans; Mrs. Stonewall Jack
son, Miss Mary Custis Lee, daughter of
Gen. Robert E. Lee; Gen. Bennett H.
Young, commander-in-chief of the United
Confederate Veterans; Mrs. William J.
Behan of Louisiana, president of the
Confederate Southern Memorial Associa
tion: James P. Norfleet of Tennessee,
commander-in-chief of the United South
ern Confederate Veterans; Nathan Bed
ford Forrest of Tennessee, adjutant gen
eral of the United Southern Confederate
Veterans.
Next Place of Meeting Selected.
The selection of New Orleans as the
meeting place for the 1913 convention was
marked by considerable briskness.
After the presentations Mrs. James
Henry Parker of New York city an
nounced the withdrawal of New York
city from the race for the 1913 conven
tion.
"In the twelve years I have been at
tending these conventions '1 have been re
peatedly asked when New. York was go
ing to invite the convention there," she
said. "Now that we have raised Hhe
funds for your entertainment and have
extended the invitation, you prefer to go
to New Orleans, so I withdraw the invi
tation."
New Orleans was then unanimously
chosen for the 1913 convention city, and
New York was thanked for "her beauti
ful and graceful invitation."
The booster committee of New Orelans,
which has thus won the convention for
next year, is composed of Mrs. P. Gowell,
Miss D. Gantreaux, Mrs. D. A. S. V aught,
Mrs. J- D. Behan. Mrs. J. B. Harrison.
Mrs. E. C. L. Longuire, Mrs. White and
Mrs. Austin.
One of the most pleasant incidents of
the sessions was the election of Mrs.
Mary McGlll Rosenburg of Texas as a
life patron saint of the association.
Memorial Funds Considered.
Taking of subscriptions to the Shiloli
and Arlington monument funds occupied
much of the time of the sessions. Eight
een hnudred dollars was subscribed for
the Shiloh monument and $2,500 toward
the Arlington monument.
The delegates adopted several resolu
tions, among which were two providing
for a donation of $1,000 each to the Ar
lington and Shiloh monument funds. An
other, presented by the Texas delega
tion, made January 19 of each year
"Robert E. Lee day," when Confederate
seals, sold by the seals commission of the
association, will be placed on every piece
of mail sent out by a member of the as
sociation. The report of the seals com
mission. read by Mrs. Henry Durr of
Alabama, showed that the commission
has a balance of $803.69 in its treasury,
and that there are nearly 1,000,000 seals
of the Confederacy on hand to be sold.
Among the reports which came before
the convention for action were twenty
four state reports and the reports of the
various convention committees, including
the executive committee, presented by
Mrs. Frank G. Odenheimer; cross of
honor, Mrs. John W. Tench; finance, Mrs.
James Y. Leigh; stationery. Mrs. J. W.
Clapp: emblems, mottoes and historical
souvenirs, Mrs. Mary Cecil Cantrell.
Reports of State Divisions.
Reports also were received from the
state divisions and from the chapters in
states which have no divisions.
Miss Mildred Lewis Rutherford of
Athens, Ga., made a report for the his
torian general and took occasion to
urge strongly me complete separation of
the ladles' Memorial Association from
the U. D. C., declaring the two organi
zations are absolutely distinct and should
be kept so
Ijocal delegates were interested in the
presentation to the convention yesterday
afternoon of Mrs. Mary Merriam of tills
city, who was publicly thanked for invit
ing the 1912 convention to the city of
Washington.
The presentation of flowers to the act
ing president general, Mrs. Frank G.
Odenheimer, by the Children of the Con
federacy was a feature of the evening
session. There were sufficient flowers to
cover completely one end of the stage in
the large ballroom of the New Willard.
Announcement was made at the even* |
lng session that each member of the or
ganization should give DO cents toward
the Arlington monument fund during the
next year. If this is done it is expected
by Hilary A. Herbert and the members
of his committee that sufficient money
will be raised to defray all the expenses,
incident to the erection of the monument.
The convention last night gave a ris
ing vote of thanks to President Taft for
his activities In behalf of the Arlington
monument. .
A suitable memorial to mark the birth
place of Jeerson Davis, president of the
Confederacy, was proposed in the report
of Mrs* Charlotte iw borne Woodbury,
president of the Kentucky division, the
state which claims the honor of his na
tivity. Jefferson Davis was born in what
is now Todd county, at a spot where a
small town called Fairview has since
grown up.
The Jefferson Davis Home Association,
Mrs. Woodbury reported, an organization |
composed of men and women, has already i
purchased a park of nineteen acres, j
around which a stone wall is now in i
course of building. The organization has I
$."i,000 in hand, and would double this i
amount to pay for a memorial. No de- j
sign has been chosen, some advocating a j
monumental shaft and others a memorial |
building.
The exact spot occupied by the Davis
home has now a church built over it. The
ground was given by the Davis family in
perpetuity, and it was to dedicate this
Baptist house of worship that President
Davis made his last trip to Kentucky.
Kentucky division 'suggested that each
chapter of the U. D. C. contribute $1 a
year for a period of five years to raise the
needed funds.
The Jefferson Davis highway, 300 miles
of good road, is now being constructed in
the vicinity and leading to the park. It
is the ambition of the promoters of the
project to make the spot a place of rest
and recreation and a patriotic shrine.
One-half the money raised has been
contributed by Kentucky.
The presentation of an engraving of
Gen. R. E. Lee to the University of
Washington was the occasion of bitter
antagonism from the veterans of the G.
A. R., it is stated in the report of Mrs.
Kate Henderson Dalton Smith, president
of the Washington state division.
"When the picture goes on the wall, go
place the flag at half-staff?" was the
sentiment expressed by the G. A. R. com
mittee which appealed to the regents of
the university to prevent acceptance of
the gift.
The engraving was received, however,
Mrs. Smith records, in the spirit of con
cilation with which it was offered.
SoQth Carolina division, in the report
of the president, Mrs. A. T. Smythe, tells
of the unveiling of a .bronze memorial
to Carolina women.in the state house
grounds at Columbia,
A Confederate home, built and furnish
ed by public subscription, is the labor of
the Oklahoma division reported by the
state president, Mrs. Bertie EI Davis.
Sixty-nine veterans, and some of them
with their wives, are interned in the
home. The organization has made a de
termined attempt to oust history text !
books regarded as unfair to the south 1
from the public schools. Offers of pic
tures of southern heroes, intended for the
decoration of the walls of school rooms,
are frequently refused by the authori
ties. By waiting for the substitution of
school boards of broader views the dis
tribution of such memorials has been ex
tended satisfactorily.
Beautiflcation of the Prairie Grove bat
tlefield has been the especial work under
taken by the Arkansas division. Mrs.
Myrtle Kyle Lockhart Sloan, president,
reports. A memorial window, in honor
of Arkansas' boy hero. David Owen
Dodd, has been placed in the new state
house. Preservation of the old state
house will be one of the labors that the
division will undertake.
FAIR DAUGHTERS AS PAGES.
List of Those Who Served During
Convention Week.
The pages who served during the con
vention were fair young daughters of the
southland. In this bouquet of loveliness
it is unfair to single out any one as sur
passing in attractiveness where all seem
equally so. But some of them are more in
evidence than others, due to the active
duties assigned. Among these was a
Washington girl, Miss Mary Younger.
Miss Evelyn Daniels was from Philadel
phia, but she clings to the traditions of
the southland. Miss Nora D. Randolph was
the page especially assigned to the acting
president general. She is from Richmond,
Va. Another attractive Washington girl,
one of the pages of the acting president
general, was Miss Olive Willis. Norfolk,
Va.. had a pretty representation in Miss
Laura Speight. Others whose identity has
been discovered and who belong in the
roll of belles were Miss Mary Chew, Miss
Helen Stuart Griffith, Miss ISva Peyton
and Miss Pansy Wilson, most of them
Washington girls.
Mrs. S. A. Willis, chairman of the
pages, and her vice chairman. Miss Ida
Bowie, may also be placed in this
fair company. Among the pages who
served the act'ng president general were:
Miss Mildred White of Paris, Tenn.: Miss
Marie Talbott of Paris, Ky.; Miss Eliza
beth Sloan of Sloan, Ark.; Miss Annie
Seymour Jones, and Miss Darlington of
Washington.
Other pages were Miss Nell Baggett,
Miss Agra Bennett, Misses Kate
and Hattle Bowie. Miss Charlotte
Coles, Miss Gay, Miss Hicks, Miss
Edith Jarboe, Miss Anna Marschalk, Miss
Massie, Miss Nesbit, Miss Inez Ryan,
Miss Annie Selden, Miss Isabel Sinclair,
Miss Etta Taggart, Miss Josie Vann, Miss
Nancy Weeks, Miss Margaret Young.
Miss Zea, Miss Margaret Williams, Miss,
Tantham, Miss Mildred Newman, Misses
Caroline and Lucy Morton, Miss Virginia
Griffith. Miss Douglas, Miss Mary K.
Compton, Miss Marie M. Brown, " Miss
Barbara Brewer and Miss Ruth Bowie.
OF INTEREST TO TJ. D. C.
Item in Old Paper Tells of Flag
Presentation.
An item of historical purport was pub
lished in an old Memphis journal, the
Avalanche of May 17. 1861, which is of in
terest to the United Daughters of the
Confederacy. It is a narrative of the
presentation of a first Confederate flag to
Gen. Patrick Cleburne of Arkansas and
his battalion, in Camp Rector, near Mem
phis, Tenn.
The camp was located on the Arkan
sas side of the Mississippi river. The
troops were drawn up in front of the
stand erected for the occasion. The little
lady or schoolgirl who had been appoint
ed for this ceremony by two committees,
one of Little Rock and the other of Pine
Bluff, Ark., the account says, gave a most
excellent and brilliant address.
This was Miss Lillian Rozell, who early
became an authoress, and Hong since
known north and south as Lillian Rozell
Messenger. Washington city has been
her home since sho lost her husband, j
North A. Messenger, some years ago.
At the close of the address given with
the flag. Gen. Cleburne, Capt. C. H. Carl
ton and Col. McRae made responses to
Miss Rozell. A salute of nine guns was
fired in compliment to her and the occa
sion.
The address and a description of the
scene and Its details were reproduced from
the old paper in the Nashville Confeder
ate Veteran Magazine of May, 1898. The
motto on the flag, "Our Hearts Are With
You," was printed on the white stripe in
gold.
| Notes of the Convention. f
* 4
Mrs. May Farish McKinney, recording
secretary general of the United Daugh
ters of the Confederacy, is the daughter
of Alexander Allen Farish, who entered
the service of the Confederacy at the first
call, enlisting in Company L, 5th Ten
nessee Volunteer Infantry. At the bat
tle of Perryville, in 1802, he was seriously
wounded, losing his right arm, and was
captured by the enemy. Upon being ex
changed in February. 1803, he was hon- I
orably discharged, but immediately re- j
enlisted, joining Cheatham's command,
in which he served until the end. of the
war. Three brothers of Mrs. McKinney's
mother, Florence Goaldman Farish, were
all in the Confederate army. The father
of Mrs. Farish, though past the requisite
age, was about to enlist in 1861, when his
death occurred. Mrs. McKinney's mother
devoted herself to the cause, sewing and
working for the soldiers, nursing the
sick and wounded.
Mrs. McKinney early took up United
Daughters of the Confederacy work and
became a member of the organization
fourteen years ago. She became presi
dent of the Paducah, Ky., chapter, the
second chapter in the state, which office
she held for two years.
President of Kentucky division for two
years she was also chairman of the his
torical commiteee, and has been treasurer
for five years of the Shiloh monument
committee, and recording secretary gen
eral United Daughters of the Confederacy
tor two yeara. Mrs. McKinney has trreat
executive ability. In her hands th? of
fice of recording secretary general has
been admirably conducted.
Mrs. James Pryor Tarvin was first vice
president of the Kentucky division with
Mrs. McKinney. She was also chairman
of the constitutional committee, the most
important committee of the state divi
sion at that time. Mrs. Tarvin Is ths
widow of Judge Tarvin of the Kentucky
circuit bench. She is now domiciled in
"Washington, D. C.
One of the busy and efficient bureaus
of the convention is the information
booth, in charge of Mrs. Archibald
Young. It began its work Saturday, and
its labors continue throughout the week.
An endless variety of duties have been
assigned the bureau. The members have
answered questions ranging from the
dynasty of Ramesfs I down to the way
to get to Alexandria. Mrs Young has
been ably assisted by Miss Fannie Weeks,
vice chairman.; Mrs. Warrington King,
Mrs. J. L Monroe. Mrs. E. E. Fisher,
Mrs. Charles V. Petteys. Mrs. Walter P.
Ramsey, Mrs. F. H. Elmore, Mrs. E. F.
Parham and Miss E. Daniels.
From Florida a large delegation has
come to the convention. The chairman
of the delegation is the state president.
Miss Esther Carlotta, a Sister of Charity
of the order of the Society of the Renun
ciation of the Episcopal Church, well
known for work among poor and home
less girls, and for devotion to the memo
rial work of the Daughters of the Con
federacy.
Sister Esther Carlotta is rated as a
brilliant speaker and as a writer in both
prose and poetry. A parliamentarian of
ability, she is the author of a manual of
parliamentary law and has for two years
served as chairman of jurisprudence for
the U. D. C. and is still a member of
that committee, also serving this year on
the finance committee.
For four successive years she has been
elected president of the Florida Division,
U. D. C., and under her guidance work
in the state has grown and prospered.
Mrs. Clarence W. Maxwell of Jackson
ville Is state treasurer for the Florida
U. D. C., a charter member of the char
ter chapter of Florida, Martha Reid No.
1!>. Mrs. J. D. Sinclair and Mrs M. E.
Drew are two other members of this
chapter, the former an executive officer
of ability, the latter a well known writer.
Mrs. Robert Howard Gamble, another
member of the Florida delegation,' Is a
member of a distinguished Tallahassee
family, a woman of charming personal
ity and the widow of the chief of the
famous Gamble's Artillery of Florida.
Mrs. W. H. Dial and Mrs. J. S. Vann
represent Elizabeth Harris Chapter of
Madison, Fla. Mrs. Dial is closely re
lated to several families of Virginia and
is known in Richmond society circles,
while Mrs. Vann now makes her home
in Washington.
Gainesville, the university town of Flor
ida. is represented by Mrs. A. R. Harper,
Mrs. J. D. Stringfellow and Mrs. G. K.
Broom, all prominent members of J. J
Finley Chapter. U. D. C.
Mrs. T. J. Darracott represents Lake
land, while Miss Elizabeth Grady comes
from Apalachicola, Fla.
Mrs. R. P. Nelms and Mrs. J. C. Miller,
from Jacksonville, representing two of
Florida's younger chapters, charming
women and enthusiastic Daughters of the
Confederacy, make up the full comple
ment of the Florida delegation.
Mis? Alice A. Bristol gave a reception
to the Daughters Thursday afternoon.
Receiving with here were Mrs. Lizzie
George Henderson of Mississippi, former
president general; Mrs. James A. Roun
saville of Georgia, former president gen
eral: Mrs. E. F. Rose, president of
the Mississippi division; Mrs. Woodbury,
president Kentucky division; Mrs. Mary
Cecil Cantrill of Kentucky, Miss Nannie
Randolph Heth, president of the South
ern Relief Society; Mrs. John Miller
Horton, Mrs. Boutelle, wife of the United
States minister to Switzerland; Mrs.
Gore, wife of Senator Gore of Oklahoma:
Mrs. James Henry Parker, president of
the New York Chapter, the chapter that
has extended an invitation to the gen
eral association to entertain in 1913; Mrs
Merwin, former president District of
Columbia division; Mrs. Walker of Nor
folk, custodian of the flags.
Mrs. Matthew T. Scott was prevented
by a meeting of the Baltimore D. A. R.
committee from being in the receiving
line.
William Jennings Bryan and Mrs. Bry
an called during the afternoon.
Miss Mary B. Peppenbring of South
Carolina, chairman of the educational
committee, and Mrs. James Pryor Tar
vin of Kentucky introduced the guests'
to Miss Bristol.
"A resolution submitted to the commit
tee on resolutions sets forth "that the
president of this convention shall appoint
a committee of five to confer with ap
propriate authorities of the Home for
Needy Confederate Women of Richmond,
Va? to consider the advisability of the
transfer of this home to the United
Daughters of the Confederacy, upon
terms and conditions, legal and equitable,
as may be agreed upon, and report the re
sult of this conference to the next ses
sion of this convention."
In support of the resolution the follow
ing argument was presented by the Vir
ginia delegation:
"The growing demand for admission
into the Home for Needy Confederate
Women at Richmond, by feeble, aged and
penniless women of the sixties, quickens
our desire to enlarge this work. This Is
impossible save in a limited manner*with
out additional income.
"This institution, which celebrated its
twelfth anniversary October 15, was
founded for the care and maintenance of
the destitute wives, widows, sisters and
daughters of Confederate women in our
state, and there are few similar institu
tions in the south. This home has shel
tered and supported fifty-eight to sixty
women who would otherwise have been
on the cold charity of the world, and of
this number one is from New York, one
from California, one from Kentucky, one
from North Carolina and one from the
District of Columbia.
"It is the earnest hope of its board of
directors that this home shall become the
work and property of the United Daugh
ters of the Confederacy, sheltering the
women from every section of our country
whose condition merits such a support.
Mrs. Arthur E. Johnson entertained at
a tea Thursday afternoon for the United
Daughters of the Confederacy delegates.
She was assisted in receiving by Mrs
Belva A. Lockwood. Mrs. H. L. Hodgklns,
Mrs. Ellis Logan, Mrs. Grace Porter Hop
kins, Mrs. Shelton, Mrs. Josephine Rich,
Mrs. Lawrence Qulrollo, and Mrs. J. Mil
ler Horton. Mrs. J. W. Wrenn and Mrs.
C. C. Galloway poured tea. The other
assistants were Mrs. Wilbur Hinman,
Mrs. M. C. Latta, Mrs. Emmart, Mrs.
Van Castrel, Miss Heider, Miss Margaret
Emmart, Miss Carlotta Qulrollo, Misses
Augusta and Anna Magruder, Emma No
len and Helen Hopkins. The parlors were
decorated in yellow chrysanthemums and
autumn leaves, and in the dining room
the table had a centerpiece of tea roses,
the color scheme being carried out in the
Refreshments. Several hundred guests
called during the afternoon.
IN HONOR OF DELEGATES,
United Confederate Veterans Give
Reception to Visitors.
A reception was held by Camp 171,
United Confederate Veterans, at Confed
erate Memorial Hall, 1H22 Vermont ave
nue, last night, in honor of the delegates
to the convention of the Daughters of the
Confederacy. Six or seven hundred guests
were present. An elaborate luncheon was
served.
The visitors were received by Thomas
W. Hungerford, commander of the camp;
Miss Nannie Randolph Heth. sponsor;
Capt. Fred Beali. first lieutenant com
mander; D. C. Grayson, second lieuten
ant commander; H. H. Marmaduke, adju
tant; R S. Denny, financial secretary;
Edward P. Jones and other members of
the camp.
The committee in charge of the recep
tion consisted of Capt. Fred Beall, John
T. Callaghan. Capt. John M. Hlckey, Lor
ick Pierce and Orlando Smith, assisted by
Mrs. George S. Covington, Mrs. John T.
Callaghan, Mrs. J. E. Mulcare, Mrs. E.
P. Jones, Mrs. Belle Riley, Miss Zoie
Beall and Miss Frances Weeks.
Longworth's Campaign Expenses.
Representative Nicholas Longworth of
Ohio, who was defeated for re-election
by 97 votes, spent $1,500 in his campaign,
according to a report received yesterday
by the clerk of the House of Representa
tive*. His opponent. Stanley B^Bowdle,
reported that lie spent |867. \
At the Ebbitt Cafe
Tonight
You can be sure of accommoda
tion?for we open the handsome
Crystal and Ovnx Dining Rooms
for Cafe service after-the-theater.
The Operatic Four and Miss
Clara Xaecker will render a musi
cal programme of popular and
classical selections?while you
are being served from the spe
rjallv arranged menus.
<Q. F. Sclhutt, Proprietor,
"SCHOOL HYGIENE" HIS TOPIC.
Dr. Heck to Deliver Addresses at
Leesburg.
S'peci?l Correspondence of Th?* Star.
LEESBl'RG, Va., November lt> 1012.
Dr. W. H. Heck of the department of
education. University of Virginia, will
lecture to tha pupils of the Leesburg
High School on "school Hygiene" at 10
o'clock Monday morning. At 2 o'clock
in the afternoon he will address the
mother, patrons and friends of the
school.
information has been received here of
the death of "William Myers, a former
resident of Loudoun county, which oc
curred In Poolesville, Md., Monday, from
typhoid fever. He is survived by two
brothers and three sisters, Mrs. Morning
star of Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Shu
maker and Mrs. Shroy of Lucketts, Ish
Myers of Leesburg and George Myers of
Point of Rocks, Md.
The annual parish meeting of the mem
bers of St. James' Episcopal Church
was held at the church Wednesday even
ing.
Mrs. Mary Catherine Compher died at
the home of her daughter. Mrs. Reta
Shry, near Tayiorstown, at the age of
seventy-two. She is survived by two
sons and Ave daughters. Burial was at
the Lutheran Church, Lovettsvilie, the
services being conducted by Rev. Mr.
Burke.
Mrs. N. C. Purcell and Miss Ida
Beuchler attended the meeting of the
National United Daughters of the Con
federacy in Washington, D. C., during
the past week as delegates from the
Loudoun chapter.
The Young Friends' Association will
hold a meeting at Lincoln Sunday, No
vember 24.. The subject for discussion is
"Personal Affairs Against Community
Responsibility."
DELIVERING WINTER SUPPLIES
Lighthouse Service Fleet Prepares
for Freezing Weather.
The vessels of the lighthouse service
fleet are still busily employed in deliver
ing supplies to the light vessels and light
stations In the fifth district, in prepara
tion for the coming of freezing weather.
The steamer Maple, Capt. Miles, is at
Baltimore from a cruise among the lights
on Chesapeake bay, and as soon as she
can take aboard another load of supplies
she will sail on another cruise to portions
of the bay not visited on her last trip.
The steamer Holly, which this week
carried supplies from Portsmouth, .Va.,
to the tender Jessamine, employed in re
building the Cedar point light station on
Cheasapeake bay, will go to Baltimore
to take on supplies for Chesapeake bay
stations. The tender Orchid has sailed
from Norfolk with supplies for the light
ships on the Diamond shoal and Cape
Lookout stations on the North Carolina
coast.
Bids recently submitted to the light
house authorities for repair work to
lightship No. 80, now at Baltimore from
the Cape Lookout station, have been re
jected by the lighthouse authorities.
BURIED AT HER OLD HOME.
Body of Mrs. Frances A. Daniel
Taken to Leesburg.
Special CorreBpondenco of The ?lar.
LEESBURG, Va., November lti, 1012.
The body of Mrs. Frances A. Daniel,
who died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Dora Senee, near Accotink, Va.,
was brought to Leesburg Thursday
and interred in Union cemetery. The
services at the grave were conducted by
Rev. William M. Waters of the Metho
dist Church. Mrs. Daniel was the widow
of Lemuel Daniel. Death was due to a
complication of diseases. She formerly
lived in Leesburg, and is survived by a
daughter and three sons, Mrs. Lance and
daughter and three sons, Mrs. Senee tind
county.
Daniel T. Hourihane has been made
treasurer of Leesburg, to succeed Karl
W. Hickman, resigned.
The residence of Harry B. Chamblin,
in the eastern suburbs of Leesburg, is
about completed, and Mr. Chamb in and
family will take possession in the near
future. They have been occupying the
Loudoun Club house during the erection
of their new home, having sold their
residence on Cornwall street to William
B. Caviness a few months ago.
MAKING FIRST VOYAGE.
Luxurious Steamship Vestris Push
ing Way to New York.
What Is described as the latest and
largest addition to the fleet of steamers
plying between North and South Ameri
can ports, the Vestris, of the Lamport and
Holt line, is due to arrive in New York
harbor early Monday morning, on her
first trip from South America.
The Vestris was launched last May at
Belfast, Ireland. The vessel is of 11,50"
tons burden, is 522 feet in length, with a
62 foot beam, and has accommodations
for 280 first, 100 second and 4?> third
class passengers. The steamship will ply
between New York and ports in Brazil,
Uruguay and Argentina, and is said to be
the most luxurious steamship in the
South American trade.
SEVEN ARE FREED.
Two Girls in Party Entombed All
Night in Mine in Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY, November IB-Two
young women, members of a party of
four sightseers, were rescued with three
miners after being imprisoned all nipht
by a cave-in at the Old Horn silver mine,
at Frisco, Beaver county.
The young women are Daisy and Hazel
Alexander, daughters of Roy Alexander,
mine foreman. They were accompanied <
by David Banks and Arnold Robinson,
guided by Jamss Paley, a mine employe,
on an inspection of the working. These
were In the 300-foot level when an earth
slide closed the exit of the mine and en
tombed them and two miners at work
in the lower levels.
The sightseers were able to communi
cate with the surface through the air
pipes and announced that they were un
injured and had a supply of water and
food. *
Rescue work was started at once by a
corps of sixty miners, and after al>-niuht
work all of the entombed persons were
taken from the mine uninjured.
Frisco is al?out l.V> miles south of Salt
Lake City. The Horn silver mine was
once one of the richest silver minus in
the west.
A New Stomach
DSgestans Infuse Your
Worn=Out Stomach
With New Life
and Health.
Good digestion waits on th'wo who arc alw?y?
well, ami It will wait on tlio*<? wiiono ?tontarli
noils renewing and who wlH p't- at any dru^
store?a 10c or I*."-- t*>\ of
POND'S TABLET
DIGEST ANS
So nutter lmw you have attuned or overworked
, your stomach with overeating or Irregular habit".
I IVnd's lUgcntauK will renew the plearore* of
I Rood digest ion. Any druggittt or doctor In \Va*h
' ington will tell you that a prescription like Dl
g<-stnns. containing I'epsln. (Jentlan. H?>da. Nux
Vomica, l'emiermiut. Khuharh. Ipecac and Aki^.
is a splendid one for indigestion <>r dyapepals
<iet one N>r and enjoy stomach comfort?bot if
it does you uo goixl at all. get your money liack.
Trial fl /tk Twenty
Box 11 UJ/C Tablets
LARGK BOX TABLETS. 2T>c.
SOU* AT ALL I>RU? STORES.
Pond I'harmaeal Company.
NEW YORK. V. S. A.
STRAY CATS DIMINISH
RESULT OF THE CRUSADE
Total of 3,078 of the Animals Killed
>
in District Since
July 1.
The District of Columbia government is
proving that it is no respecter of seasons
in the matter of slaughtering stray cats.
The capital's feline population is contin
uing to disappear a? rapidly as was the
case last summer, following the promul
gation of the Commissioners' order re
quiring the pound officials to collect stray
cats on request. This order went into
effect July 1 and up to yesterday 3.o"s
cats had been collected and exterminat
I ed. The daily average Is in excess of
twenty-two.
It is doubtful if any city in the country
is getting rid of Its population of back
alley serenaders as fast as is Washington.
One month is as well adapted to the work
of collecting useless felines as another,
say the pound officials, and there will be
no let-up in the activities in this direc
tion.
The pound has been completely installed
in the new quarters erected on ?outh
Capitol street between II and 1 streets,
at a cost of $10.0)0.
Although the right of the District to
erect the structure at this point has been
questioned by Attorney General Wicker
sham, the Commissioners ao not antici
pate any difficulty In satisfactorily ad
justing the matter. It is announced that
the old pound building, in the line of
street, at New York-avenue northwest,
will be removed. This building was in
use for nearly forty years.
NEW AIDS TO NAVIGATION.
Lighthouse Service Arranges for New
Beacons Along Potomac.
j To aid mariners navigating the Potomac
! riv.-r in the night time the lighthouse au
thorities have established a new light to
mark the lower end of the Kettle Bottom
shoals. The new light, which was estab
lished November 11. gas buoy No. 9A. is
in about four and one-half fathoms about
one mile from Kettle Bottom shoals lower
bell buoy PS. It Is a conical gas buoy
with pyramidal skeleton superstructure,
showing an occulting white light of about
ten candlepower, with ten seconds lig'it
and ten seconds eclipse. The light will
I be by a lense, burning oil gas.
j Early in the coming week live beac< n
' Pghts will be established in the west
branch and three beacons In the south
of the Yeocomico river, one of the tribu
taries of the Potomac, near its mouth, on
the Virginia side. While the new beacons
will be of aid to all vessels going In and
out of the waterway, they are erected pri
marily for the convenience of the steam
ers of the Maryland, Delaware and Vir
ginia Railroad Company, between this
city and Baltimore, which stop at the
landings In the Yeocomico and they will
be maintained by that company.
At the expense and to be maintained by
the Maryland Steel Company, the bureau
of lighthouses announces that on or about
November 18 a trial course will be es
tablished In the bay over which the steel
company ran make tests of its produc
tions. It will be off Kent Island, with a
first-class spar buoy at each end to mark
the limits. They will be marked 'JOB on
the southerly end and 150C on the north.
ON PARENTS' ORDER.
Cumberland Boys in Custody Here
as Fugitives.
Just as Carl Schleuess and Walter Bus
sard, each fifteen years old, of Cumber
land. Md., stepped from a train at the
Union station this morning they were ar
rested by Detective Horn as fugitives
from their parents.
Schleuess said his father is Albert B.
Schleuess of 13 Charles street, Cumber
land. while Bussard said his father Is
Daniel W. Bussard of ifl Fulton street of
the same city. Schleuess bad $?? and a
mileage ticket In his pocket. Their parents
have been notified of their arrest.
Sore Throat
You owe it to your family to have
a bottle of TONSILJNE ready for in
stant use at the first appearance of
Sore Throat. TONSILilNJfl, will cur?
it. and by curing it you avoid the
danger of Tonsilitls, Quinsy. Croup,
Diphtheria and other dread diseases.
No wonder TON8ILINK is so popu
lar a Sore Throat Cure. Jt is made
to cure Sore Throat. When you have
Sore Throat the gateway to the
body is sick. Then you need a
remedy you can be sure of?one
made especially for curing Sore
Throat. Don't delay?TONSI
l.INK is the stitch in time.
?J.'i cents and jit cents. Hos
pital Size, 11.00. All Druggists.

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