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VAIIZVOTOV. SATURDAY May 84, 1013 VHEODOBE W. NOTES. Editor tariii*w Ofllee. 11th St. uA Pennsylvania Aww. K?w Tork OlBce: Tribune Balldlne. Cklnr Oflrt: Ftmt Natloml Bank BotMlnr t?nr?iD Offlr*: S Begent St.. London. Baglaad. The Rrenin* Star. with the Sundae mornln* ?dltton f? <Je!l?ered br earrier* wtthtn the rftr t? 45 rent* per month: dall* only. SS rent* net until: Bandar aalr. 20 f?nl< per month. OH*n h* seat by mall. or telephone Mais 3440. Collection U tuada by carrlar at the and of eaeb ?Math. Rieahle tn ?4??ofe-hr mall, postage prone Id. atlr. Sundae tnetnded. one month. OH coats. Cillr. Snndae excepted. one month. 40 cent* tordar Star, tl year; Sundvr Star. S?.40 rear. Catered aa -erosd-clami nslf matter at the poet office at Washington. D. O. CTFn order to a?otd dela** on aenomit of revoonal a???enre. letter* to TtlR STAR ahonld aot be atMre<ifted to anr 'ndl?Mn*t connected ??fth the oAre. bnt pimply to THR STAB, or to the Editorial or Bnslnafa Departtneat. accord las to tenor or rnrpo?e. Presidential Wrath. YVmocrati'* senators suspected of a dis inclination to follow Mr. Wilson to the full length of his tariff views are re minded of the record of twenty year? ago, when Mr. Cleveland branded the Senate'# work on th^ Wilson tariff bill as that of "perfldy and dishonorBeware of the brand, they are warned What if Mr. Wilson should brand them? How much longer would they last in politics? Mr. Cleveland's phrase blistered. It created a sensation, and made many more democrats angry than th-? four at whom it was directed Some of Mr. Cleveland's friends and supporters in the tariff fight thought the language too strong. They did not themselves employ it. although they opposed and deplored the changes in the Wilson bill made by Mr. Gorman and his senatorial coadjutors. But. severe as it was. that denuncia tion did not drive a single senator out of office. Mr Brice retired at the end of his term, which was March 3. 1807, and Mr. Smith of New Jersey and Mr. Mur phy of New York on March .1, 185*0. But all three were victims of the republican landslide produced by the failure of the Cleveland administration and the disas trous campaign which Mr. Bryan had conducted on free silver. There was nothing left for any democrat in either Ohio. New Jersey or New York. As for Mr. Gorman, who cut out and directed the work denounced by Mr. Cleveland, he fared in the end far better than his critic. He lost his seat in the Senate at the next election, but not as the result of his recasting of the Wilson bill. Free silver threw Maryland for the first time into the republican column, and that party controlled the legislature charged with the duty of selecting Mr. Gorman's successor. In time, however, Maryland swung back into the democratic column, and then Mr. Gorman "came back." and he died in office. But Mr. Cleveland never recovered from the blow he and his party received in lflBflL He was powerless In politics from that time. Mr. Bryan held the democratic organisation against all the efforts to re eapture it the Cleveland!tea made. In 1004 Mr. Cleveland's aid was solicited for Judge Parker, and he appeared at a public meeting in New York asking for votes for the ticket. But the campaign was not affected in the slightest particu lar. Mr. Roosevelt ewept New York and the country, and Mr. Cleveland made no further attempt to steer his party. Last year one of his dlsciplea was elected President, but after having gone over to Mr. Bryan and hailing him as the true leader of democratic thought and Purpose. Army and Nary Mishaps. Both the army and the navy have oc casion now to investigate explosions de structive of life. A board of inquiry is already at work to ascertain the cause of the blast in Port Moultrie, Charleston harbor. which cost the lives of three en llated men and an officer and seriously Injured nine others. In this case the breech block of a rifle which was being flred in night target practice was blown out. Such accidents have occurred be fore. owing in most cases to the prema ture firing of the charge -and in others to the imperfect locking of the block. In many instances of this kind there is some degree of carelessness in the handling of the mechanism, owing doubtless to ra pidity of action and overcontldence born of familiarity with conditions. The naval accident ia alao of a typical character, the blowing out of a steampipe on the de stroyer Stewart during a speed test off San Diego. Cal. The commanding officer in his report states that the accident was unavoidable. It was probably caused by an unsuapected Haw in the pipe, which yielded under the high pressure of steam in the maintenance of a speed of twenty five and one-half knots an hour. These mishaps are incidental to the naval serv ice aad the American navy is fortunate la having suffered comparatively little from them. Some of the i&uropean navies are continually in trouble on account of explosions, notably the French, which has an appalling record of naval catas trophes. Although President Wilson early in his administration decided to refer applicants for appointments to heads of departments, it becomes more and more evident that ho Is oot without Influence in such mat tars. The illness of a mikado is as much a disturbing influence In public affairs of magnitude as the illnees of a king of finance. Events at Berlin would not permit the oasua! observer to suspect that tho peace of ICurope ever had l>een or could bo threatened Like a prudent man. Sir Thomas Lipton refuses to talk suffrage, tariffs, eugenics Or universal peace and sticks to yacht racing Muckrakers and malefactor* are doubt loss still in existence, though they are Bet mentioned so frequently. Elihu Boot. Mr. Root, it seems, has not authorised the definite statement in eirculation that he will not stand for re-election. Neither does he say that he will. The question is open In some quarters it is held that Mr. Boot would not be a strong candidate In a primary: that his pre-eminence as a lawyer would handicap him; that he lacks the .persuasive element of hurrah; that a much smaller man with the hand shaking. atory-telling faculty would walk away with the prize. Bit does not this view underrate the character and intelligence of the people ?*f New York? outs'de the slums of the big to*n there it? great pride. l.'pslgts when aroused is a power: and Mr. Root as a candidate would appeal strongly there. liis pubJf services ia the past dosen years havSwon fur him world-wide fame. He brought order out of a sort of chaos In the War Department. He succeeded a most accomplished and successful man In the State Department, and made high reputation there. In the 8enatr he in stantly took rank with the leaders, and commands all attention in that body when he speaks, whether the subject be law. or finance, or tariff. Our national issues today' are such as make the presence of men of Mr. Root's caliber and experience In public life very important. Both parties should figure on keeping them in office if now there, or se curing them for office if they have a lean ing that way. We should have in com mission men of large views and superior powers of expressing them, so that in the controversies we shall enjoy full light and satisfactory settlements. Republican prospects today are far from bright. The clouds that lowered last year have not yet lifted. In New York the party divisions are still sharp. Hut the situation may improve. Repub licans may get together. Or recently de veloped democratic divisions may widen, and create a toss-up as to which df the old parties is the worse off. As Mr. Root need not decide now, he should delay his decision until the fog thins out. In his present office he is not only a credit to his constituents, but n source of strength for the whole coun try. If it is possible he should stay where he is. The greatest state in the Union has at all times a great stake in national legislation, and should be represented In both 8enate and House by the pick of her citizens eligible to office. And Mr. Root most distinctly belongs in that class. * The Loan Shark Exodui. A ser'ous failure of law will occur if th?> only result of the "loan shark" legis-j lation by the last Congress prohibiting the charge of more than a certain rate of interest for small loans without se curity in this District will be the trans ference of the place of business of the extortioners from the District of Colum bia to the extreme edge of the Virginia shore. Through an application to the War Department for permission to build a platform at the south end of the Aque duct bridge to give access to buildings erected there to accommodate loan brok ers. the fact has become public that an at tempt is to be made by th's method to escape from the operations of the District law. No such restrictive law is operative in Virginia, and consequently high-in terest loans can be negotiated there with impunity. But obviously all of the busi ness done by these concerns thus for con venience located in Virginia will be drawn from the District of Columb'a. The cor poration counsel declares that he will seize the first opportunity to test the legality of loans for which applications are filed in the District, with the actual transfer of money made in Virgin'.a. If these tests succeed and the courts decide that no matter what the Virginia law may be it is impossible to collect' more than the legal rate of interest on loans actually negotiated here, notwith standing the fact of the exchange of money in Virginia, no serious harm will be done by the shifting of this business to another jurisdiction. The purpose of the District law is to protect the small borrower from the rapacity of the loan shark. If the borrower does not wish to be protected no process of law can help him. In consequence of the new legisla tion. it is possible for a small borrower to obtain money at a reasonable rate of Interest in the District from concerns which have been registered with the Commissioners. It Is quite as easy to get monev from them as from one of the concerns now transferred to Virginia, indeed aotuallv easier in most cases, for it is not necessary to cross into Virginia at any stage of the transaction. This fact should be made known as widely as possible by proclamation of the Com missioners and other means to put all would-be borrowers upon warning that there is no occasion for them to place themselves into the hands of usurers, and that if they do patronize those who charge a rate of Interest which is illegal in the District they will be not only cheating themselves, but assisting at an evasion of the District law which is tan tamount to a violation. Emperor Yothihito. Reassuring reports come from Toklo regarding the condition of Emperor Toshihito, for .whose life grave fears were felt at the outset of his illness, a couple of days ago. Apparently the dis ease Is progressing normally toward a cure, and there is now strong likelihood of his complete recovery. This Is most gratifying to the government of the United States, both on account of sym pathy for the Japanese people and re gard for their ruler himself, and because of the desire which is entertained here to effect a complete ie?toration of har monious relations between the two na tions. A change of rulers in Japan at this juncture might gravely affect the negotiations growing out of the California land legislation, and there is now excel lent prospect of reaching a satisfactory understanding through diplomacy and the exercise of patience and forbearance on the part of both peoples. Emperor Yoshihito has in the few months of his reign demonstrated the possession of ad mirable qualities, plainly fitting him for the responsibilities of his exalted position, and it is to be hoped for the sake of Japan that he will be spared and speed ily restored to full health. l^ondon has not followed up that merry quip about abstemious official life over here with anything nearly so smart aa "WishyWashington." But it always waa a long time between joke* in London. Some of Prof. Taft's incidental comments during his lectures suggest that he would have made a valuable contributing editor to a magazine. A large amount of the guessing haa shifted from the date of the opening of the Panama canal to the date when the new tariff will become effective. The medical profession haa so far pre vented any of the cures discovered by aence from being listed in the stock itket quotations. Cristobel Pankhurst is one of the few women who have managed to make a little jaunt to Paris look like martrydom. The Backstamp on Letters. The other day the Postmaster General ordered the abandonment of "backstamp ing" on letters as a means "of saving time. If the public can be assured of the promptest possible collections and de liveries there can be no occasion to com plain of this change, but unfortunately there is no such guarantee, and cases occur frequently where the backstamp. Indicating the time of handling at the office of delivery, would serve a good purpose in noting at least the probable point of delay. For an example, in The Star office the other morning was received a letter, which is an item of daily de livery. postmarked in New York at 7 p.m. the day before. It Is ordinarily receiv ed In the first morning mall, that is to say at 8 o'clock. It was actually received on this occasion at 0:80. and owing tf the absence of the backstamp it waa impos sible to determine where the delay oc curred This might be a matter ef con siderable importance for the pgrpqae ef trgeing the details in mail fcgndlieg. The backstanj^ is a Saed. definite Index superior to any Individual recollection of the time of receipt of mail matter. It is to be hoped that the abandonment of the backstamp system will not prove troublesome either to the Post Ofllee Department or to the patrons of the mail. The hottest-summer-on-record prophet has been delayed this year, but he may be depended on to appear within the next few weeks. Dismissal of Japanese employes from clubs may prevent the plans for some of America's most valuable refreshments from being purloined. 8HOOTHT0 STARS. BY PHILANDER JOHNSON. Where the Lin? Is Drawn. "Of what, high prices do you com plain?" "Those of things which my firm is not cataloguing," replied the business man promptly. ]?legant Discourse. "I wants to be procrastinated at de nex' comer." said Mr. Erastus Pinkly. ??Tou want to be what?" demanded the conductor. -Don' lose your temper. I had to look in de dictionary myse'f befo' I found out dat 'procrastinate' means 'put off Weather Prediction. The mercury must upward go Or down?and there you are. . However it may go. you know It's going to go too far! All for the Best. 'A woman has no sense of tyumor," said the man who tries to adopt a su perior pose. "Did you ever watch a man propose?" asked Miss Cayenne. "No." "Then you don't realise that, a femi nine appreciation of the humorou? would overcrowd the world with spinsters." A Quandary. "I have put my faith in the wisdom of the plain people,1' said one conservative statesman. "I used to," replied the other; "but j after observing an era of ragtime and hobbles I'm wondering if I can stand by the plain people without violating my resolve to submit to the will of the majority." Still With Us. Oh. the dear old funny story " Still appearing in its glory? What a train of memories it will invite! It will bring fond recollections Of the humorous reflections. That the lecturers would stand up and recite. Each comedian rehearsed it. After-dinner speakers nursed it. We would hear it set to music light and gay. Even leaders of the nation. As a means of illustration. In their speeches kept it going on its way. Ivy climbs upon the steeple And the faces of the people Are wrinkling and their hair is turning gray; And the landmarks of each city Slowly crumble?more's the pity? Till improvements come and sweep them all away. But that good old comic whimsy. Though it seemed so wan and flimay, Still provides a glint of fiction or of truth. It's a wondrous demonstration . Of the one thing In creation That rejoices in an everlasting youth. Seeing Things! From the New York Evening Post. The most pernicious result of our reg ularly recurrent Japanese "crises" is not the strain on the friendly relations between the two countries, nor even the nurturing of race hatred, but the debili tating effect on the intellect of the American people. In this sense Cali ?>rnia is a power that works for idiocy, confronted by a Japanese "crisis." the American people loses all sense of humor, all sense of reality, together with the elementary principles of geography j and arithmetic acquired in tne public I schools. When 8acramento and Tokio fall out, phantom Japanese fleets begin to prowl In the vicinity of San Fran cisco; fiendishly ingenious air fleets of the mikado hover over the Philippines and Hawaii; five hundred thousand Jap anese soldiers are landed on the Pacific coast in twenty-four hours; secret Jap anese alliances are concluded with Mex-1 Ico and her enormously powerful army; Japanese naval stations are acquired in the Caribbean for the presumable pur pose of coaling the Japanese fleet in Magdalena bay by means of Zeppelin I lighters; and. worst of all. the Japanese ; wslters in all the clubs and restaurants | begin their nefarious work. Opening the Gates. From the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Secretary Daniels is hoping for a bet ter class of recruits for the naval serv ice. He desires to enlist men of am bition* and ability. To this end he definitely announces that enlisted men will be regularly commissioned as offl-1 cars from time, to time on the basis | of standinga in competitive examina-j tlons. Such a policy should produce good results. The man who enlisti In | the navy in the future will not face the; certainty that he is entering an activity in which any considerable advancement la imooesible. One who has not had the good fortune or the early go to Annapolis need not feel that the gate of ambition is His training as a be different from that of the Naval Academy student, but if at the start he has intelligence, forcefulness and a fair education ft ??puld flthl"Vf?r An c*r'a responsibility. It n^y ^ mined that these officers raised froin the ?nk2 win noTshlneM re.plendently'n ?oclal graces, but they should bring a sturdy and uaeful element to the per sonnel of the officers* mesa Both From the People. From the Boston Tiraneerlpt. After the seventeenth amwdment gets I to working, visitors in Washington won t a common, ordinary member of congress. Oet Busy! From the Dallas Xews. It ts much better to take ma cotton In the hot sun than It is to nit In the shade and cultivate one's | prejudices. The Crime Germ. From the Boston Advertiser. a nhvsician has urged that we should ?4k to isoiste the crime germ and de stroy it. This is not so easy to do as it is to suggest. __________ Up to His Bin i* Work. From the Masipkis Oae?a?eKlal-Apfaal. The war talk with JapW M? the ariff talk in the Senate are giving President Wilson all he can listen to at once. tttw Duloth Newe-Trlbese. Lives there a man with soul so deed that having once achieved public office, is ever satisfied to retire to private Ufst j flilenoe. From tie Cfcteage Kews. What has heefmg e| thft elirf^shlened date Tine. Oyster Bay? mmUm ? - ? e ,,. 1 ........... ., f.,,... . sg.ggg.a =L: ?==5fv Letters from Diplomats No. 7. Lisbon. August 1. 1910. " * * * I have delayed writing to you about the packing and transportation of all my furniture and housewear from Washington to Lisbon, as really up to a week ago the unpacking could not be en tirely finished, owing to the work I had done in the legation before my installation in it. "I take pleasure in stating now my high satisfaction with your services." The letter quoted above, with dozens similar in tone, is in our files, and is quoted as showing the character of our service. # Booklets and price list sent on request.' Storage. Cold Storage. Safe Deposit. Packing. Household Removals. Foreign Forwarding. Formerly Storage Dept., American Security and Trust Co., 1140 Fifteenth Street. Upside Down Downside U 7fie fate/Can O/pwANYflwtjait. Screw m tkt cmfi mud toss it in your trunk or A apleudid pen for summer mud travel. Usual gumrmutee. From the Best Local Dealers L. E. WatoiBU Company, 173 Broadway, New York la Saaall Port* Sicca for Wc mi Larger Size* for M?a The Success Builder should deposit his receipts in bank and make his disbursements, except the small ones, by check. That is the orderly, systematic way that betokens the proper handling of funds and bears promise of growing balances. The Federal National Bank, dealing, as it does, largely with success builders, invites the accounts of those who intend to place themselves on a solid finan cial footing. The "Monthly Statement" of account, which we send to all depositors, has met with general approval. It's just another service feature of this bank. TEDERAL NATIONAL R4NK Open 8:30 A.M. 14th and Q Streets iiniiiniii?iimiiiiiii?iiii?iii>niiiiiiiiiiimwtiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiii?iiniiimn?nn?niir $> ?? 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W hite Net Petticoats, "with embroid ered net flounce and eyelet lace beading, run with pink or blue ribbon, $7.5?. Plain White Net Petticoats, with lace insertion laced with wide ribbon, $3.00. Plain White Net Petticoats, with ac cordion-plaited flounce, $11.50. Brassiere Covers of crepe de chine, colored figured mull and all-over lace and embroidery, simply trimmed or richly elaborated with laces, ribbons and rose buds. $2.00 to $6.75. Pink and Blue Crepe de Chine Teddy Bears, trimmed with Irish picot edge, $6.75. Pink Batiste Petticoats, trimmed with lace and ribbons, $2.50. Third floor, Eleventh ?t. Silk Bloomers, of pink and blue crepe de chine and black silk iersev. $4.00 and $4.75. White Crepe de Chine and Silk Jer sey Knickerbocker Petticoats, trimmed with ribbon and rosebuds. $6.50. Pink. White and Blue Night Dress es. trimmed with fluffy laces and ribbons, or less elaborate. $6,75 to $15.00. Japanese Silk Night Dresses, beau tifully hand-embroidered. $10.50 and $12 JO. White Net Combinations. Corset Cover and Long Skirt, trimmed with lace and ribbon. $10.50. Pink Batiste Sets, consisting of gown and princess combination corset cover and drawers, richly trimmed with lace and ribbons, $118.50. OUR FINE FRENCH CORSET, MADE ESPECIALLY FOR US. The "Parame" Will Give Correct Fit to the Bride's Gown. The Parame is a practical corset, de signed on authoritative lines, giving ease, grace and freedom and the carefully re stricted appearance of the figure in ac cord with the present vogue. Each and every model, whether of the very low bust and long skirt type, or the heaviest boned for the repression of full figures give the uncorseted effect and the soft, flexible attitude. Priced per pair from $7.50 to $18.50. Third floor. Eleventh at. SPECIAL ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO HIGH-CLASS ENGRAVING OF Invitations and Announcements For Weddings. A Wedding Invitation and Announce ment less than perfect is not worthy the occasion. Intrusting this work to us is a guarantee of correctness and marked distinction in execution. The excellence of the paper or the cards but adds, to the high artistic merit of the form and let* tering. Estimates and samples upon application. M?In floor. Eleventh ?t. WE ARE DISPLAYING EXCLUSIVE IMPORTATIONS O <r Beautiful Handmade Dresses FOR FLOWER (URLS' WEAR. These dresses are our own exclusive designs, and are examples of the most exquisite needlework. They are made of fine, sheer materials and trimmed with real lace, tucks, hand embroidery and soft ribbons. The most dainty and beautiful dresses, among them many novelties. ? We call special attention to their suitability for little girls who actively participate in weddings and other functions. A lovely model of sheer ma terial is finely hand-tucked in all-over effect, and mag nificently embellished with real French Valenciennes lace in ecru color; soft crush blue rib bon sash and girdle tied in ro settes and covered with the lace $28.50 Third floor, F st. Handmade French Lawn Dress; soft and beautiful; handsomely trimmed with point de Paris lace and heavy hand embroidery in various designs, finished with ribbon and tucks; low neck and short sleeves $21. Long-waist Dresses of French lawn, with hand-embroidered yoke; skirt, neck atid sleeves * trimmed with French Valen ciennes lace insertion and edg- , ing; waist and skirt daintily joined with beading and ribbon. . $15.00 '?:r THE SALE OF GOLD JEWELRY OFFERS WORTHY GIFTS FOR THE Bridegroom to, Presemtt to HIS ATTENDANTS. High-grade Solid Gold Jewelry (io-carat fine), offered at unusually low prices. The entire assortment consists of a special purchase, obtainable only because the maker was re tiring from business. The designs are handsome and desirable, embracing the newest ef fects. Each piece is up to our high standard in character and general excellence, and is war ranted full io carat. Scarfpins, 75c to $6.00?Many handsome shapes and designs. Bowknots, with and without pearls and diamonds; circles, crescents, diamond shapes, horseshoe, crescent with clover leaf, signets, bunches of grapes; simple oval, round and heart shapes, set with pearls, precious and semi-precious stones. Plain and engraved designs. Fobs, $3.50 to $9.50?Ribbon Fobs, mounted with gold ring and charm, and en graved gold buckle. All-gold Fobs in several different pretty effects, in plain and engraved designs. An excellent assortment. Main floor, Eleventh st. COLD STORAGE FOR FURS. Maximum Protection at Minimum Price. EACH PIECE OF FUR OR GARMENT THOROUGHLY CLEANED BE FORE BEING PLACED IN STORAGE. Our dry air cold storage service for Furs, Fur Garments and Winter Wearing Apparel is the most perfect method for pro tecting them from moths, dust, dirt, heat and other injurious elements of the sum mer season. Remodeling, repairing and altering can be carefully and economically executed during the summer months. CLEANING AND DYEING By the Most Improved Methods? ALL OF OUR WORK IS EXECUTED BY THE FAMOUS OLD STA TEN ISLAND ESTAB LISHMENT. Evening and Afternoon Gowns, Wraps* Apparel of all kinds, White Gloves, etc, cleaned and dyed by the most perfect proc ess known in this class of work. No gar ment is too fine for us to successfully clean and dye. All work is guaranteed. We be glad to confer and offer suggestions to those in doubt. Have our wagon call for articles. REPAIRING OF ORIENTAL RUGS By an Expert Native Armenian Weaver. THIS WORK IS UNDER OUR CARE FUL SUPERVISION, AND IS EXECUTED ON THE PREMISES. For several years we have had in our employ an expert native Armenian Rug Weaver, who has repaired perfectly some of the most exquisite and valuable rugs pos sessed by our patrons, matching colorings and textures perfectly. Both Oriental and Domestic Rugs cleaned with special care. All harmful ab sorptions are removed, and their beauty and color restored. BLANKETS, LACE CURTAINS AND DRAPERIES Thoroughly Cleaned and Stored. IF CLEANING IS PERFORMED NOW WE WILL MAKE NO AD DITIONAL CHARGE FOR STORING. Blankets and Lace Curtains will -have no further use in the household this sea son. so it is advisable to have them cleaued and stored, thus relieving yourself entirely of their care. Lowest prices commensurate with high-class work. Blankets cleaned and refinished with the original nap. When storage is request ed each lot of blankets or curtains is wrapped separately. Woodward & Lothrop. ? 1