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AMISEMKXTS TO.VIOHT. National?Julia Sanderson in "The Bunshine Girl," 8:15 p.m. Belasco?Anna Pavlowa and Company, 8:20 p.m. Columbia?"The Old Homestead," 8:16 p.m. Keith's?High-class vaudeville, 8:15 p.m. Poll's?The Poli Players in "The Shep herd King," S:15 p.m. Academy?"Mutt and Jeff in Panama," B:15 p.m. Gayety?"Vanity Fair," ?."!5 p.m. Cosmos?\audeville and pictures; con tinuous show, 1 to 10:40 p.m. Casino?Vaudeville and pictures; con tinuous show, 1:15 to 5, 6:30 to 10:30. Xma? XpronM, lOo, 2.V and ,%Oc; Rnrflu Scarfs and Shams, 'Sic and ,"?0c. Big line Handkerchiefs. Harbin's Dry Goods. ol*.? Pa. ave. s.e. Revolving doors. J. H. Coining, AJO 13th st. The Famous Milk. Bread. The housekeeper f^els a certain amount of independence when she has such a bakery to depend on as this. Her bread Is the best baked, most delicious obtain- j Rb!e?Milk Bread, at 5c and lite loaf. Her ! cake?any kind she wants?better and quite as is made in the home kitchen. Ph. M. 4387. Holmes' Bakery, 107 P st. J. V. Jordan, Prop, of the Xew Cliff j Hotel. Newport, R. I., and formerly of I De'monico's, New York, has taken the lease of the Richmond Hotel of this city, j which is now known as the Xew Rich- j momi Hotel, after spending several thous and dollars in improvements, which makes j It one of Washington's most elegant hos telrits Now open to the general public. AVeser'm Illue Point* Are Famous. 12th ?? E streets. Phone orders M. 2024. Luxurious dinners at St. James Hotel. The Great Bear 1m an Ideal Table Water. Office. 326 R n.e. Phone N. 4372. HeatlnK Plants Overhauled. A. Eberly's Sons. Inc.. 718 7th st. n.w. Phone Your Want Ad to The Star. Hain 2440 . ROCKVILLE AND VIEINI1Y NEWS WAND NOTES Three Murder Cases on the Circuit Court Calendar for the Present Week. Special Oorres>iH>ndenee of The Star. ROCKVILLE, Md? November 24, 1913. Three murder trials will occupy the attention of the circuit court here this rt eek. Today Beverly Smith, a young negro resident of this vicinity, is being : tried on an indictment charging him with the murder of his wife, Laura Smith, at L>erwood, this county, several iveeks ago: tomorrow the trial of Ben son Owens, indicted in St. Mary's county for the murder of his wife, Annie Owens, June 30 last, will be taken up. The case against William J. Fisher, the isthmian canal commission tlerk. under indictment for the murder af W illiam L. Altdorfer in the tatter's iiorne ut Chevy Chase, has been set for Wednesday. A license to marry has been issued by 'he clerk of the circuit court here to \\ illiam Alfred Broad of Washing ion and Miss Ethel Marie Cole of Buck Lodge, this county. As a result of" a civil service exami nation Peter Mills of Derwood, this county, has been appointed to a posi tion in the Washington city post office. Circuit Court Decisions. Cases have been disposed of in the circuit court here as follows: George B. R. 1'mstead against Capital Gold Mining Company, judgment for $5,000; William H. Stoll against Capital Gold Mining Company, judgment for $1,000; Michael P. llackett against Capital Gold Mining Company, judgment for $2,550; Kate I. Umstead against Capital Gold Mining Company, judgment for $865; Michael P. Hackett and William H. Stoll Against Capital Gold Mining Company, judgment for $544; Charles A. Moe aga nst Capital Gold Mining Company, judgment for $300; J. Archibald Mori arty atfainst Hershey J. Richter, judg ment fur $73; James H. Cissel against John T. Clark, judgment for $1,473; John Ml'man against Samuel C. Leizear, judgment for $584; Piedmont Guano Company against Bradley S. Etchison. judgment for $79; William D. B'?wers Lumber Company against Isaac N. Staub. judgment for $287; John S. Ramsburg asainst Albert C. Hargett, ^Judgment for $132. Observing- Week of Prayer. Beginning this afternoon with a meet ing at th? home of Mrs. George H. Lamar, a week of prayer will be observed by the Women's Home and Foreign Mis- i eionary Societies of the Rockville South-! em Methodist Church. The leaders for! tii> various services will be Mrs. Lamar. I Mrs. Clarence L. Hickerson, Mrs. Charles D .V! oriran, Airs. Helen Armstrong, Mrs. i Wellington W. Welsh. Mrs. William W tte s and Mrs. Otis M. Linthicum. Janette Davis of this county is the plaintiff in divorce proceedings instituted in the circuit court here against Walter ?>fivis. who is understood to live in At lantic City. She also asks to be awarded the custody of the coup e's only child, Arthur Buell Davis. The bill charges desertion. Mrs. Davis is represented by Attorney Thomas Dawson of Rockville. CHURCH JUBILEE OBSERVED. * Catholic Congregations Participate j in Special Service Yesterday. Ttf*v. E. Kelly of the Catholic Uni versity preached the sermon at the late mass yesterday at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart. 14th street and Park road. The jubilee procession, which was to have been held two weeks ago, but which was postponed because of the bad weath er. was held yesterday afternoon. Rev. Joseph F. Magei . pastor of the Shrine of the Sacred Heart, is to return from his vacation tomorrow. The members of St. Dominic's Church took part yesterday afternoon in the Jubilee procession, beginning at o'clock. j After two visits to their own churci. the Parishioners went in a body to St. Vin- j cer,t <le Paul's and St. Pet. r's churches. I 'rne procession was made up of the Holy Name Society. Third Order of St. ' Dominic. Blessed Virgin's Sodality. St. Thomat- and Ble-sed 1 no-Ida Sodality and Colored Third Order and Blessed Virgin's Sodality. About V00 were in the pro cession." ? NEW CONSCIENCE" IS TOPIC. Representative M. Clyde Kelley Makes Address at Y. M. C. A. "The Xew Conscience" was the title of an address delivered by Representative M. Clyde Kelley of Pennsylvania at the Y. M. C. A. yesterday, in which he stated that people receive less attention, sta tistically. than cattle. Legislation, how ever, is tending toward bettering this condition, declared the speaker. In government departments" said Mr. Kelley, "we have no means of telling how many men. women and children died during, the p^^ year. At best we can but calculate. Her Last Lecture in America Delivered Yesterday at Columbia Theater. English Suffragette Justifies Cam paign by British Women for the Elective Franchise. Mrs. Emmeiine Pankhurat. leader of the English militant suffragists, delivered a ! lecture, the last to be given in Amer- I ica during her present tour, at the Co lumbia Theater yesterday afternoon. She was greeted by a large crowd, in which women predominated. She was Intro duced by Miss Alice Paul. Her recep tion was enthusiastic. Mrs. Pankhurst, 'mpdishly gowned, and smiling during almost her entire address, told in detail of the events leading up to the adoption of militant methods in Eng land. She said that when men adopted the same methods used by the English women they were loudly praised. She spoke of the Ulstermen in Ireland as an example of this. No Other Way, She Declares. "You are constantly asking the ques tion, 'Why have you adopted militancy?' We answer that in England there is no other way," said Mrs. Pankhurst. "We tried other methods tlrst and found them useless. We begged. We cajoled. But those days have gone. Now we look men in the face and demand of them: 'Who gave you the right to say whether we women shall have the vote or not?' "Some say we should put our faith in evolution. But while evolution is in progress thousands of women and little ' children are dy.ng pitiful deaths that we could prevent If we could help give them justice. Should we wait in the face of such conditions? We do not think so. We feel that our fight is Justified. "I am supposed to be In jaJ, and It cost me nearly my life to be here. But I and other women are proving that not even all the organized forces of government can keep us in prison longer than we want to be there. Naturally, we can't have the necessary courage for this un less we feel that we are absolutely right. And we do. We are fighting for the greatest thing in human life?liberty. Good for Both Sexes. "The attitude of militancy has been good for men and women. The men who favored woman suffrage used to patronize us; now they work with us as comrades. "There is need of a women's civil war in England. The woman point of view has been left out. Woman's grievances have been forgotten so long that a civil war is needed. We are making the same fight against an obst.nate British government that the American revo.utionaries made. We are attacking private property, as they did. Onry when you touch the Indi vidual's purse can you put the necessary pressure upon government. "But there are deeper reasons for mili- i tancy. I say, better broken windows than broken lives. Social conditions as affect- j ing women are getting worse and worse; ; women are becoming more and more de graded; the evil effects are extending to the children. It is only by revolutionary methods that we can arrest the rapid race degeneration in our country. "In present conditions women can't do the duty of carrying on the race." she asserted, after describing the prevalence of "social" diseases. "It is impossible for Englishwomen to be healthy mothers." Get Bid of Homes. "They can sell themselves into that trade at the age of sixteen by act of parliament," she said. "When we went to tell the house of commons that they threw us into prison and told us we ought to stop at home. But we could not stop at home as long as we felt we had such grave duties abroad. So far from stopping at home most of us have gotten rid of our homes." Mrs. Pankhurst discussed the lr^s af fecting women in England as affording legal excuses for their revolution. "These inequalities come out of age long subjection?from an ige when wom en were property. The initial mistake men made was to allow women to learn the alphabet." Mrs. Pankhurst last night dined with Mrs. John J. White at her home, 240l> Massachusetts avenue. Other guests at the dinner were Miss Alice Paul, Miss Lucy Burns, Mrs. Rheta Childe Dorr and Mrs. Jessie Hardy Stubbs. Mrs. Pankhurst left at 12:30 o'clock this morn ing for New York, where she will hold another suffrage meeting and address a congress of physicians. She will sail for England Wednesday. HIRAM LODGE] NO. 10, AT EPIPHANY CHURCH Special Masonic* Services Held Yes terday Morning, Rev. B. H. Mc Kim Officiating. Special Masonic services were held yesterday morning at 11 o'clock at the Church of the Epiphany, G street be tween loth and 14th streets northwest, j for Hiram Lodge, No. 10, F. A. A. M., Rev. Randolph H. McKim officiating, as sisted by Rev. G. Freeland Peter. A special communication of the lodge was held at 10 o'clock at Masonic Temple, when more than one hundred members of the fraternity formed and marched to the church. At the conclusion of the services the Masons returned to the temple. In addition to officers and members of the lodge there were present as guests Grand Master Charles E. Baldwin, Depu ty Grand Master T. John Newton, Grand Lecturer Thomas II. Young, Senior Gran8 Steward Charles C. Combs, Past Grand Masters George W. Baird and Ben W. Murch of this jurisdiction and Past Grand Master Nichols of Texas: Worshipful Master Howard S. Ftsk of Takoma Lodge, No. "J9, and Past Masters William P. Herbst. Hiram Lodge. No. 10; George G. Seibold, Dawson Lodge, No. 18; William V. Lewis, Osiris Lodge, No. 20, and Wil liam H. Singleton of King Solomon Lodge, No. 31. NEW POSTAL STATIONS. Two Established in City by Direc tion of Postmaster Herritt. Postal contract stations have been es tab ithed. upon the recommendation of Postmaster Merrltt. effective December 1. ?it jtfio Connecticut avenue northwest, within a few blocks of the Chevy Chase Circle, Wijlard B. Follmer clerk In charge, and at 401 8th street southeast, Walter T. Folen clerk in charge. The station at Chevy Chase will be known as station No. 75, and the one on i Hth street as station No. 76. Both will i have full facilities for the transaction of registry, money order and parcel post business, as we 1 as for the sale of post age stamps and stamped paper. The Houeheld Directory. There is nothing in the whole cate gory of household needs that isn't to be found under business announcements in the classified section of The Star. Immediate servire from a firm reliable in itself and anxious to please you is there. It may be a plumber to be em ployed, a milliner to be consulted, or some other service to be called in?a staple or a luxury. A postal or phone order is all that is necessity. A convenient list is (published on pKf 17 of -today's Star, T FBOCRASTDTATO&'S EXCUSE. - . ? ? Plea of "Time Enough" Criticised by Bev. Dr. Granger. The procrastlnator's excuse, "Time Enough," especially as regards Christian duty, was the subject of criticism In a sermon yesterday by Rev. Dr. C. Ever i est Granger, pastor of Gunton*Temple Memorial Presbyterian Church, in the third of a series of sermons having for Its subject "Popular Excuses." Dr. Granger said, in part: "We are all# more or less guilty. The evil is a common one- All our purposes and plans reach into the future, wh'-ch never may be ours. It is especially mani fest iti experimental religion. All ages and classes indulge in iL The young look to middle age, the more advanced to the last stage of life. 'Tomorrow' is the prevailing maxim, which few pretend to Justify, but on which the vast major ity persist in acting." CENTRAL CITIZENS' BODY BARS SUFFRAGE TALKS Bequest That Speaker Be Heard Is Refused?Tax Assessor Is Criticised. The woman's suffrage cause will not be heard by members of the Central Citi zens' Association. At least that body voted at a meeting yesterday at the North Capitol Savings Bank building, North Capitol and H streets, not to al low a suffragist to address the asso ciation. The question of an address being made before the association was raised by a letter from the National Woman's Suffrage Association, asking permission for one of its speakers to address a meeting. Herbert J. Browne of the Tax Reform Association criticised Tax Assessor Rich ards and Assistant Assessor McKenzie in connection with alleged overassess ments. He also favored an approach to the single tax system, reducing the as sessments on improvements and increas ing them on ground values. A. J. Driscoll of the Street Safety As sociation made an address upon the num ber of people killed In automobile acci dents. James S. Dugarf urged that a weather shelter be erected at North Capitol street and Massachusetts avenue. Committees for the Year. The following committees for the year were appointed by President L. A. Rover: Membership?Dr. G. J. Lochboehler, chairman; H. C. Reinhardt, W. S. Holo han, Joseph DanhakI, T. J. Culahane. Fire and police?James Richardson, chairman; A. W. Neale, John T. Clark, R. S. Lawrenson, Roy M. Perry. Health and Sanitation?Dr. D. D. Mul cahy. Dr. Kllroy, Dr. Mooney, John R. Dillon, Dr. Lochboehler. Improvements?John R. Hutchinson, T. B. Eckhoff, John J. Allen, R. A. Dore, Dr. J. J. Kllroy, Lew A. Rover. Railways? R. A. Dore, B. F. Rover, A. Hollender. D. D. Mulcahy, A. J. Kane, James S. Dugan. StreetB and sidewalks?v?. S. Holohan, James J. Knighton, James E. Fitzgerald, M. J. Sheehan, W. S. Brady, James H. Becker, D. D. Courtney, D. F. Driscoll, C. F. Durand, John L. Holland. George I'. Leese, W. S. McAndrews, P. H. Galle gher. Press?Thomas B. Eckhoff, T. M. Neale, John G. McMahon. Executive?President, secretary, treas urer (ex officio). Dr. James T. Kllroy, W. S. Brady, T. M. Neale, D. D. Mul cahy. Nominations?Dr. P. J. Duncan, A F Ruppert, W. S. Quinlan, C. J. Harlow, Edward Becker. Legislation?William J. Neale, chair man. Special Palm Sale. 25% discount. Blackistone, Mth&H. M.3707. ?Advertisement. SAYS WOMAN SUFFRAGE IS ALLY OF SOCIALISM Sweeping Statement Issued by Mrs. Putnam of New York, an Anti-Leader. That the success of woman suffrage means a great advance for the socialist movement was the statement made by Mrs. William A. Putnam of New York, in a statement given out last night through the Washington headquarters of the Na tional Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage. The statement continued: "When the members of the House com mittee on rules listen to pleas for wom an suffrage- December 3 they should re member that every attempt to establish the equal franchise is also an attempt to promote socialism under the protection and patronage of the federal govern ment. Significant Sequel. "It Is probably no exaggeration to say that two-thirds of the suffrage leaders are declared socialists. There are as many suffrage speakers who are social ists as there are speakers who claim to be non-political. "In the suffrage parade which took place in Washington last March a ban ner was carried which bore the signifi cant legend, 'One million socialists are working and voting for woman suffrage.' Inez Mllhollapd-Boissevain, Harriet Stan ton Blatch, Alice Stone Blackwell and the former treasurer of the National Suffrage Association, Miss Jessie Ashley, are avowed socialists. All Socialists Are Suffragists. "The progressive woman declares, that when all women vote socialism will have become the big issue, and it will be a blending of the doctrines of suffrage, socialism and free love. All socialists are suffragists and are working for suffrage because they believe that woman suffrage will eventually bring socialism. "Daniel De Leon, a mighty man in American socialism, has made this state ment:* 'It Is an optical Illusion to suppose that woman suffrage can today be ob tained separately from the socialist re public.' " Many Bartenders Join Union. Seventy-five bartenders were admitted to membership in the Bartenders' Union at a meeting yesterday at Building Trades Hall, 6th and G streets northwest. Addresses were made at the meeting by P. A. Shugrue. Henry Nalda, John Weber and Jerry F. McCarthy. BAND CONCERT. This afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in Stanley Hall. Soldiers' Home, by the United States Soldiers Home Band, John S. M. Zimmerman, di rector. March, "The Thunderer" Sousa Overture, "Rosamunde".. Schubert Suite Espagnol, "La Feria." Laconic (1) Los Toros (The Bull). (2) La Serenata (Serenade). La Zarzue la (The Dance). Selection, "The Chocolate Soldier," Strauss Characteristic, "The Plckanlnn:es" Patrol" Laurendeau Waltz suite, "Forget-ni?-not," WaJdteufel Finale, "Hello! Hello! New York Town!" Marshall . ' "The Star Spangled Banner." SPRINGLIKE WEATie, BUREAU'S FORECAST Balmy Temperature and Sun shine Promised for Miss Wilson's Wedding Day. A firm, restraining hand had to be laid on the typewriter today, when the reporter started, to transcribe the weekly forecast of the weather bureau for readers of The Star. The proverb that begins "Happy Is the etc., al most wrote itself; the forecast, predict ing a continuance of balmy, spring like temperature and sunshiny weather, and the impending nuptials to be cele brated tomorrow in a certain Imposing mansion on Pennsylvania avenue, op posite Lafayette Square, united to form a combination that almost made the writing of that ancient saw impera tive. But the restraining hand was on the Job, the typewriter stuttered, stam mered, hesitated, and the proverb is not going to be sprung, at least in this weather story. Rain in the South. Rains are indicated for today In some of the southern states, the forecaster says, but aside from this the weather is going to be generally fair everywhere east of the Rocky mountains. The fine weather will probably continue until well toward the close of the week in and around the District of Columbia, though there Is a probability that lower temperatures may prevail during the week than those that ruled last week. "present pressure distribution," says the forecast, "indicates) the approach of another disturbance to the far northwest, bringing with it rain over the north Pa cific states during the early days of the week, and probably local snows and rains over the extreme northwest a day or so later. After the middle of the week these unsettled conditions will drift east ward, probably reaching through the lake region into the St. Lawrence valley to ward the end of the week. Some of the Results. "The uorthwestern disturbance will be followed by rising pressure and falling temperatures, beginning by Tuesday or Wednesday over the extreme northwest, and extending eastward to the north Atlantic stateB by the end of the week. There are no present indications of very low temperatures. "Over the middle and southern districts west of the Rocky mountains generally fair weather will prevail, with somewhat higher temperatures early in the week." MvIbk* Drpoilti From 91 Upward ?invited by the Union Trust Company, s.w. cor. loth & H sts. 3% Int. when acc'ts amount to Jo or more.?Advertisement. BACK TO STONY POINT. Old Fishing Shore to Be Occupied for Seining Next Spring. Old Stony point fishing shore, on the Potomac river, where Capt. William Neit zey In years gone by fished a seine said to have been over seven miles long, is to be fished again next spring's fishing sea son. Recently a crew of ten or twelve men were sent by Capt. Neltzey, son of the original operator of the shore, to Stony point' to clean up the place and make it ready for service when the fish ermen who operate shad and herring nets go down the river, about the middle of February. At Stony point in the height of its glory as a fishing shore it was nothing uncom mon for the big haul seine to bring ashore a couple of hundred thousand her ring and many hundred shad at a haul. It nas now been about nine years sinoe seine-hauling operations were abandoned at Stony point, due to the great falling off in the number of fish coming into the river. Wh*n the craw at Stony point completes its work it will go to Freestone point to make ready for winter seine hauling the coming month. BABY SWALLOWS MEBCUBY. William Clark, Seventeen Months Old, Taken to Hospital. William Clark, seventeen months old, suffering from bichloride of mercury poisoning, was taken from his home at 707 C street northeast to Casualty Hospital yesterday afternoon and placed in a ward, near where Walter F. Turner, also seventeen months old. Is being treated for having swallowed similar poison. . f It is stated that while playing at his grandparents home Friday the child got possession of a bottle containing bichloride of mercury tablets, and was found playing with them. Last night the little one was ill when his mother took him home. At Casualty Hospital physicians found evidences of the poison in the patient's stomach, and later he was transferred to Children's Hospital. It was imposs.ble to tell just what quantity of the poison the patient had taken, and, it is stated, it may be three or four days before his condition can be determined. The Turner child is somewhat better. Last week physicians thought he could live but a few hours, but Saturday he showed signs of improvement, and it was said at the hospital today that he may recover. m CANAL SEASON NEABS CLOSE. Boats Continue to Load at Cumber land for Georgetown. While no formal announcement has been made, the Chesapeake and Ohio canal will be kept open until after the first week In December and it may be near the middle of the month before navigation is stopped and the water drawn off. Boats are still loading at Cumberland and will continue to do so throughout this week and Into Decem ber, and all of them will be brought to Georgetown before the- season is over. During the winter, it is stated, the canal locks and levels will be re paired where necessary and everything put in order for the resumption of navigation as soon as all danger of a fc-ee*e Is past. Those In control of the Delaware and "Rarltan canal, used by small craft going from this city to New York, and which connects the Delaware river with water* in the vicinity of New York, announce that the canal will be closed to navigation December 20 un less sooner closed by ice. It ii under stood that the Delaware and Chesapeake canal will be kept open throughout the winter unless closed by Ice. The canals connecting the Chesa peake with the North Carolina sounds will also be kept open throughout the winter. To Explain Socialists' Attitude. "Why Socialists Favor Votes for the District" 1? announced as the subject for discussion at a series of six open-air meetings, beginning tonight at 8th street and Pennsylvania avenue, under the aus pices of the open-air section of the Study Club in Kconomics. Harry Kritzer, one of Charles Kdward Russell's sup porters In the recent New York contest for mayor, is to be the speaker. Charles F. Nesbit, national committeeman of the sociaUst party for the District of Colum bia, has been aaked to introduce the [speakers " V ' -f I HOME CLUB FACES FIGHT. Attempt Will Be Hade to Have By Laws Bar Negroes. A paragraph in the proposed by-laws relating to eligibility to admission to the club promises to develop a fight at the meeting of the Home Club of employes of the Interior Department which is to be held at the Old Masonic Temple, 9t.Ii and F streets, at 4:40 o'clock this after noon. As printed, the proposed by-laws say nothing about excluding negroes, while the first draft provided for the ad mission only of any white employe of good moral character. Officials of the club would not talk for publication about the matter, further than to say that it would likely create much d'scussinn, and possibly may de lay the passage of the by-laws until they are corrected so as to bar the colored employes of the Interior Department. It is also expected that four officers and the board of trustees will be elected this afternoon. RELIGIOUS LIFE BEST, SAYS SECRETARY BRYAN Testifies to Value of Church at Fourth Presbyterian's Eighty Fifth Anniversary. An audience that taxed the capacity of the big auditorium gathered at the Fourth Presbyterian Church last night at the celebration of the church's elghty-flfth anniversary. The principal speaker was Secretary Bryan of the State Department, the subject of Vhose address was "The Worth of the Church In the Community." Others who spoke were Colin H. Living stone, who presided at the meeting; A. B. Kelly, who gave an outline of the history of the church since its organisation stating that in the eighty-flve years of the church's life it had been the means of converting more than 3,000 persons to Christianity; Rev. Joseph T. Kelly, pastor of the church, and his assistant. Rev. ; Howard J. Bell. A program of special music was given by an augmented cho.r. "For more than forty years," said Sec i retary Bryan. "I have been attending church, and from what I have seen in that time I have come to the belief that religion is the one thing that makes life worth living." The Secretary of State declared that the pursuit of purely worldly pleasures is utterly futile, and said the only true pleasures to be derived from life are those that come through following the precepts of the church and of the Bible. MEETING TO CONSIDER HEALTH OF DISTRICT Commissioner Newman and Others to Address Session of Tuber culosis Association. The subject of "A Health Program for Washington" is to be discussed this even ing at a meeting to be held at the Public Library, Mount Vernon Square. Those who will participate will be O. P. New man, president of the board of Commis sioners of the District of Columbia, who will speak upon "The Municipality's Re sponsibility and Opportunity"; Henry P. Blair, president of the board of education, 'who will present "The City's Health Pro gram" from the point of vfew of the public school authorities; Dr. William C. Woodward, health officer, who will pre sent the subject from the point of view of the health office; Dr. W. M. Barton, who will represent the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, speaking upon the topic "The Private Physician as a Conservator of Public Health." The meeting is held under the auspices of the Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis of the District of Columbia, being the fifth annual meeting of the as sociation. Gen. George M. Sternberg, the president, will sum up the discussion, outlining the "Health Program of the Association" in its relation to the gen eral topic. The board of directors of the Associa tion for the Prevention of Tuberculosis j extends a cordial invitation to the public to be present. THANKSGIVING DAY MAIL. Open Honrs at Stations Thursday. City F. 0. Practically Closed. With the exception of the registry di vision. where letters and parcels may be registered and registered letters and par cels received between 10 and 11 a.m., the city post office will be practically closed to the public Thanksgiving day. Although there will be no deliveries by letter carriers, hotels, newspaper corre spondents and legations may obtain their mail at door 18, In the 12th street corri dor of the city post office, between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. The collections of mail will be made practically the same as on Sunday-. The following named stations will be open to the public for the transaction of business: Station A, 8 to 11 a.m.; Station B, 7 to 10 a.m.; Station C, 8 to 11 a.m.; Station F, 7:30 to 11 a.m.; Station G, 7:30 to 11 a.m.; Station H, 7 to 11 a.m.; station K, 6 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.; Brookland station, 8 to 11 a.m.: Chevy Chase branch, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Takoma Park station, 8 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. GOETHALS AND THE CANAL. Haskin's Book Tells Story of the Selection of the Builder. How Col. George W. Goethals was se lected as the chief engineer of the Panama canal is a story that few people know. President Roosevelt had seen one civil, engineer and then another bite the dust of defeat while wrestling with a cumbersome organization. Then he de cided to put army men down there, who, he said, would have to stay put, since he would not accept their resignations. MaJ. George W. Goethals had visited the isthmus with Secretary of War Taft several years before, had written a forti- . rications report that was the comment of the army, and then had furnished Secre tary Taft with the draft of a report in favor of a lock canal that was regardei as a gem of Its kind. Furthermore, his experience as a builder of locks and dams as a member of the Engineer Corps had stamped him as one of the foremost men in the engineering world. The de cision that Goethals should head the work at Panama was reached after a conference between President Roosevelt, Secretary Taft and Chief of Engineers McKenzie, and no one was more sur prised than Goethals when the President Informed him of his appointment. If you want an intimate picture of this man you will find it in Frederic J. Has kin's new book, "The Panama Canal." A copy at cost awaits you at The Star office if you bring six coupons along. German Societies to Entertain. The Washington Saengerbund, with a musical followed by a dance, at its clubhouse, 314 C street northwest, and the Germania Maennerchor. with a con cert, dramatic entertainment and dance, at old Masonic Temple, 9th and F streets northwest, plan to entertain their mem bers and friends this evening. Prof. Armand Gurnprecht will direct the musi cal program of the Saengerbund, and Prof. Emll Chrlstianl that of the Maen nerchor. Mrs. Lydia Edmonds Buried. Funeral services for Mrs. Lydia M. Ed monds, widow of Judge James B. Ed monds, a former Commissioner of the District, were held this afternoon at her late residence, 1623 K street northwest. Interment was-private* RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IS URGED IN JEWISH HOMES Dr. Abram Simon, Rabbi Sil verstone and Simon Wolf Tell of Needs of Children. The necessity for religious education in tho homes of Jewish children was urged by Dr. Abram fimon, Kabbi Sil verstone and Simon Wolf at a mass meeting: of the Women's Auxiliary of the Jewish Free School, held yesterday afternoon In the temple at 5th and I streets northwest. The speakers also urged that funds bo raised for the es tablishment and support of a home for aged persons of the Jewish race, and at the close of the meeting substan tial sums of money were contributed or pledged toward the establishment of the proposed home and for the exten sion of religious instruction in the home. Dr. Simon urged the need for more general religious teaching in Jewish homes, for the benefit of the children of such homes. He declared the old .fashioned methods are outworn and that modern ideas, along the line of up-to-date American methods, must be adopted If the children of Jewish par ents are to be properly trained in the tenets of their ancient faith. Bound to Adopt Methods. "We have simply got to adopt these methods," declared Dr. Simon; "the old, bombastic methods will not do any more. We cannot get religious educa tion for our children for nothing. We must reach down in our pockets for our weekly or monthly contribution. At present there are about 700 boys and girls In Washington who do not know a single thing about religion. These boys and girls must be taught. This campaign for a fund to build a home for the aged and to establish a free school is a great thing, and I will be ready to help in every way I can." Simon Wolf spoke of the disrespect shown their elders by the average Amer ican child. Home Training1 Is Needed. "We must have home training for our I children. The Jewish children do not need it any more than any other Ameri can child, but we. too, must watch our children. We send missionaries to China and Japan, and yet there is not a boy or girl in either of these great countries who does not have respect for his or her elders. The missionary work should start at home." Rabbi Silverstone praised the work being done by the women's auxiliary In raising a fund to start a free school and home for the aged. Adolph Sauber pointed out the needs of a Hebrew home for the aged and a Hebrew free school. Mrs. Nettie Danzansky. president of the women's auxiliary, presided at the meet ing until the speakers arrived, when she turned her duties over to her husband, Bernard Danzansky, permanent chairman of the association. Oar One-Colliery Co?l? Will Solve that troub'e with your heater. J. Maury Dove Company.?Advertisement. LEAVES HTM IN THE ROAD. Young" Woman Resents Alleged In sult and Escapes by Ruse. A young woman seated in a buggy about 8:30 o'clock last night stopped at the intersection of the Avenue of the Presidents and U street northwest and asked Policeman W. E. Holmes to take charge of the horse and buggy. She said that she was driving through Rock Creek Park with a young man and that he insulted her. "I dropped my handkerchief as an ex cuse to get him out of the buggy," she said, "and when he got out to pick it up I drove off and got away from him." Policeman Holmes drove the animal to the eighth precinct police station, where it later was c'aimed by a young man. He stated that he was thrown from the buggy when the horse ran away. ANXIOUS TO REPRESENT OHIO. Many Foes of Saloon Would Be on Committee to Petition Congress. Foes of the saloon in large numbers are anxious to represent the Ohio Anti Saloon League on the committee of 1,000 which plans to petition Congress early next month for submission of an amend ment of the Constitution providing for national prohibition. Word has reached Washington that the number of Ohloans who are anxious to be members of the committee is so large that the State Anti-Saloon League offi cials have been unable as yet to decide on the personnel of Ohio's representation. Announcement of those who will repre sent the Buckeye state on the big com mittee of advocates of national prohibi tion, it is stated, will not be made for several days, as the work of ^eliminating and selecting representatives from among the hundreds clamoring for places on the delegation is difficult and exacting. W. E. Burford's Funeral Today. Funeral services for William Edward i Burford, who was found dead from an attack of vertigo in Potomac Park Fri day night, were held this afternoon at St. John's Church, Beltsville, Md. CITY ITEMS. White PatatoM, Mc pk.i 8wwt P?ti toes, 14c pk.: 4 cans Tomatoes. 25c; Quaker Corn Flakes. 5c pkg.. Sugar. 4Hc lb.; Com. 7c can; Asparagus. 15c can; 40 lbs. Flour, $1.25; 7 lb*. Buckwheat, 25c. The J. T. D. Pyles Stores. 5?e ud 60e Llaalrm sq. yard. Window Shades. 25c, 29c and 50c. Brass Rods. 5c and 10c. | Harbin's Dry Goods, 311) Pa. ave. s.e. Aito Lanp*, Talkiag Marlilafa, Mu?lc Boxes. Lamps and Sewing Machines re paired. 1202 N. Y. ave. Fr. II- Escherlch. ? Parker Larkr Carve Fouatala Hm Is best. Fountain Pen Shop, 1421 Pa. ave. ?'How I Got on the Gram*," Toul?;ht, 10th & Pa. ave. Carl Browne. * Anhronlo'a *200,000 Maitfrplerr, Satan ?the greatest picture ever produced. In four arts. Today, Virginia Theater. Our Law Prices on Mlllwark and lumber give patrons something to be thankful for. Eisinger Bros., 210? 7th n.w. Hen rich's Bern Are Aa ftOsseatlal to a successful Thanksgiving feast as the turkey itself, so many believe. Your table can have no beverages better than Maer zen or Senate. 2 doz., $1.75. (Imager. $1.50.) Bottle rebate. 50c. Grocers or Tel. W. 1000. Xnaa Hdkf?? la Bant Wood Boxes, Up values, 10c. Fancy White Aprons. l??c and 25c. Harbin's, Dry Goods, Sly Pa 1 ave. s.e., Capitol Hill. Phone. Yon Caa Have Hlakel Relay Carpets '?as well as clean them if you desire. Prompt service?moderate rates. Tel. M.2025 Landscapes. Fred A. Schmidt, 719-21 13th. Che*, ft Ohio Ry. Through Sleeper To St. Louis, leaving Washington 0:10 p.m. i dailv, arriving St. Louis 6:28 p.m., Chi ! cago 6:45 p.m. next day. Other trains I leave Washington 3:15 p.m. and 11:10 I p.m.. with through sleeping cars to Cin j cinnati and Louisville, making all west ! ern and southwestern connections. I - ? . "Quality Coal** Ea4i Your Coal Troubles. j Agnew& Co. 340 Woodward bldg. Main 3068. a Sofos Baking; Powder. Superior to any other at any prlca. 25c a pound. Phone Your Want Ad to The Star. Main 2441. CALLED TO SMALL FIRES. : Firemen Extinguish Blazes Without Any Serious Losses Resulting. Fire of unknown origin was discovered in the kitchen at the house of Orrie ! Payne, 25 17th street northeast, last j night about 8 o'clock. Firemen extln | guished the blaze after about $15 dam ! age had been done. 1 A small tire occurred last night in the i basement of the house of Hlllery Sapkoll. | 1521 14th street northwest. No. 7 engine j company responded to a call and extin ? guiahed the tire. About $10 damage. ; resulted. No. 11 engine company went to 3138 14th street northwest last night about 10:15 o'clock and extinguished a tire in the back yard. Several boxes and piles of rubbish were burned. The origin of the fire was not determined. An alarm was sounded last night about 8 o'clock because of a brush tire near 16th and Levis streets. No damage re sulted. HARRY F. LERCH MEMORIAL. Services in Honor of Lawyer at Epiphany Lutheran Church. Memorial services in honor of Harry F. Lerch, the Washington attorney who died recently, were held yesterday aft ernoon in the Epiphany Lutheran Church, Rev. Dr. Charles F. Steck of ficiating. Dr. Steck told of Mr. Lerch's ' career as a churchman. Henry P. Blair | told of his achievements In law. Miss ! Edith Stowell sang a solo, and the ' vested choir of the church, of which ' Mr. Lerch was bass soloist, also sang. Representatives were present from the I organizations named below, of all of which Mr. Lerch was a member: Official i Council of Epiphany Church. Harmony I Lodge, No. 17. F. A. A. M.; the District , Bar Association, the University Club, Business High School Alumni Associ ation and the George Washington Uni versity Alumni Association. HEALTH CANDIES 100% PURE. Thanksgiving Sweets, 40 & 60c Lb. Our Turkey Candy Boxes, representing the great ? "American Bird," make novel friendship remembrances. 1203-1205 G St. Parcel Poat. Soda_DrInks. When Your Eyeglasses Are Made to Order bv m Leese ?they will be scien tifically correct. M. A. LEESE M g wm&i ESTABLISHED 1865. Christian Xander's Thanksgiving Beverages, Foreign and Domestic Wines and Distillates. Largest and Most Select Stock in the Country. Alcohol Cocktails Port Wines Arrak Grape Juice Punches Ales & Stouts Gins Rums Brandies Liqueurs Sherries Bitters Madeiras Sweet Wines Cognacs Marsala Vermouths Champagnes Malaga Vinegars Clarets Mineral Waters White Wines Cordials Olive Oils Whiskies 909 SEVENra^TREET. Books ?? tVr should be bounl soft doe* the wort qtllekly ? im1 reasonably. Hodges Book* Ixiund In Cr ? Half Turkey Morocco... V?-43 THE BIG BOOK BINDERY, Star Bulflding Annex. SF Thanksgiving Turkey Serve a bottle of good American wit*. It ?UI add to the enjoyment of the Tlinnksg^in* <!av fe??t. Here are two wine* that *o well with turkey; tiold s.al Champagne. Crests Blsuca Sparkling Burgundy. $1.25 bottle; $1." ?fr?ren. To-Kalon Co., Inc., 1405 F. Phone Main WW. 1?14 DIARIES AND CALKNDAR5. " BLANK HOOKS. STATIONERY. MAT BOARDS. BRISTOL BOARDS. WRAPPING PAl'ER. BAGS. TWINE. The E. Morrison Paper Co* 10Oa PA AVE. N.W. " 1890? Eat a bllahed 23 Year*?l?l$ THE better ; your advertising the greater the results. We write the right ads to make advertising good advertising. Star Ad Writing Bureau Robert W Cox Room* ? nr u : ' m. r. J . Hurley, Ftar Building. C. C. Archibald. 5??&o. AMUSEMENTS. TX?M<iHT, ?tlS Wed. and Sat. Special Thanksgiving Day Matinee. >lni NATIONAL Special Thanksgivii JULIA t* SANMRSON With Joseph Cawthorn Week -Mats. W?'d. and Sat.?Seats Thur*. gSLiOE ?m In W. SOMERSET MAUGHAMS New Comedy. |"T'3S1 LARDjDF_ PIMMSE" TOMORROW, 4:3? (CCLih K, I'irst Concert Thl* Season of the IfjlHlLHARMONI^ i-* Society of N. Y. - u ORCH'ESTRA^ JOSEPH STRANSKY. Conductor. Soloist: LEOPOLD KRAMER. Violinist. Tickets. $2. .vi. $2.??rt. $l..Mt. SI.oh ut T ARTHUR SMITH AGENCY, 1X27 F et. n u.. ia ? Sanders A: Stayman's. BELASCO?TONIGHT AT 1:20 i Tomorrow and Wedaeiday Mffkt aad TUESDAY Matinee. \o raatlaer Mill ? WMHNI be ftlvra on Wednesday. Four Time* Oni>?The |neomparabl? ANNA PAVLOWA And Her Own Company of Selected Artists awl Complete Sympbonv Orchestra. PRICES. $.>.00. f2.no. $2.00. $1.5". $1.00 NOTE.?Change of program at each performance. THURS., FRI. & SAT., NOV. 27. 2!?. 29. ! Holiday Mat. Thanksgiving. 3:15. Re*. Mat. Sat. A NEW MUSICAL COMEDY, ? Direction, F. C. Whitney. The innocent Sinner COMPANY OF 50-MOSTLY <.IRI> SEA lb TODAY FOR NtXT WEEK Kar Wfil Y.nlt MAKTERUK'S the BLUEBIRD Same I1.VMNIO ProdaetiaB Same C'owpaay of ltMl COLUMBIA TONIGHT at 8:15. MATINEES at 2:10 I Tburs. -,ud Sata. DEN MAN THOMPSON'S Ik Old Homes :ea?H PRICES5Sr&.%?^^-^ NEXT WEEK?"THE PRODIGAL JUDGE." TUESDAY WEDX'SD'Y AT 4:30. MILS EH! MI, H selling a I [a. 1327 F. || Se?ts. i5c to |2: selling at T. Arthur Smith B. F. KEITH'S 3, MATS., 2Sc. EVE., 25 to 75c i Colonial IkaakiRlvInK Holiday Hill, THE MERRY MIMIC OF MEN. FASCIX ATING FI.OREX/I: TEMPEST And Co.. in Her New H'f. "OUR AMERICAN BOY" ?5?"CHURCHILL *o.u In the Shakespearean Sensi tlou. "THERE WERE ACTORS THEN." GEO. HARRY A MAI D WOI.KOR1). Starring in "At the S-?ng Boo li." Jack E. Gardner. W. H. Murphy A- B ai?:.,e Nichols. Al. Rayno'a Bui! Terriera, Kelly A Pol lock. tike Pa ruble* s. Cat he Weekly Review. ACADEMY nmtH- D",,y AVALfCim 1 All Seata ?h\ Evenings. 25c, :ioo and Mc. Bud Fisher's MUTT & JEFF in PANAMA COUNTRY STORE NIGHT NEXT WEEK?Little Lost Sister. POLI'S Popular I'oli Players Twice Daily in "The Shepherd King" t I Beautiful souvenir p'oototi of Richard BuhVr at the Tuesday and Wedaendav niatine?-. NEXT WEEK -"ST. ELMO." ^ LUXE William 8. t lark I'reMeata BILLIE RITCHIE AM) Kit II MeALL^TKH I* "VAMTY FAIH." erk?The Happy Widow* \nt W DANCING. PRIVATE DANCING SCHOOL. B^iasco la'-.if. M. ."S2l? Y. Argent I tie 'it::-.-. 1i-uit'.ns. Dips. Fish Walk. Long and Short llostoc. < t<. SELECT. GLOVfcK's, olli 2-'od I'll W. 112K. LESSONS Any hour, 50*:. Fit- Walk, I-?iep, Whirl, Bu? ton, Tango. Waltz, 2-step taught. C.a?s M dance, Tues.. Tau:*,. Sat. evet,..5?K, Ladle* free. DOROTHY PEAK S ~SELECT STPDIO OF daucing. 012 lOtii r>t. One tnuglit ui ? time; tang's, tisb walks. Ions and hliort Buktau di;?; latent aoclety daiu-es; itrivate. Phone M. llST. " GIBUS' 'PRIVATE STUDIO. Mjderu. refined society dunceii tauglit Rapid and correct luatructlwufc. Guaranteed pruticWi'i. Private Icrbous by appointment. Classes <v>n ducted in studio. Lame or club. Special rate* to parties. 1121 14th, near Thomas Oirvle n.w. Phone N. 1982. QUICK method?Ail latest dances taught prlvata any bour; class Tuesday and Saturday . 7:30; lesson. 50c; 6 for $2 50. PROF. WYNDHAM. 816 12Ui n.w. Lady assistant, l'hone Main 567'J. MISS CHAPPELEAR. 1312 <J ST. N.W.. PHONE N. t$S44. Elali walk, newest tangoes, oue step aud All the latest dances taught; private les sons any bour; li.-'ll for rent. DANCELAND.~8tb AND G STS S.kT MONDAY^ Wednesday and Saturday eves., b:3j to 11 Fish walk, tango, otie-step. Class, 7 tu ? p u. on oar regular dan ?? nights. All the latsit dances taught and guar-in;ee<J. PrUc Fish walk Monday uigbt. ASSEMBLY DANCES TUURS. 4k SAT. EVE SL Nat'l Rifles' Armory; continuous dancing, 8:30 to 12. uitb two orcbes:>as. DAVISON's!^ Prof. 4 Mrs.. 7|? 6th n.w. AH dances. Boston, tan ?goes, trot, Flrfc walk, t-s any hoar. Class * dsace goes, trot, Fish walk. 1-step. Hesitation. Taught Taea. ev. *"