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Jersey Governor for Pennsyl
vania-Anthracite-U. S.
' Co-operation.
By the Associated Press.
BOSTON,' December 26.—C0-oper
ation between the federal govern
ment, the state of .Pennsylvania and
the various anthracite consuming
states to regulate the anthracite in
dustry, was urged by Gov. George S.
Silaer of New Jersey, In an address
before the Boatary Club today.
‘•The President,” he said, ‘‘ln deal
ing with the question of coal * * *
asked for the power to act in an
emergency. Wo seem to be in the
midst of an emergency all the time.”
“Whether the federal government
can exercise to the fullest degree
the power of price fixing and regula
tion or whether it_ cannot, there is
no doubt at all that through the
powers which the interstate com
merce commission now has and those
which could be given to it, or a
similar commission, it would have
undoubted authority and power to
eliminate the fraudulent and extor
tionate practice and the unfair com
petition and control, which are the
largest factors in the curtailment
of production the creation of short
ages and . the raising of the
price. • •
Petition Suggested.
"The people of the thirty anthracite
consuming states should petition
Pennsylvania to take some action.
• • Pennsylvania in all fairness is
charged with the duty of seeing that
coal and not slate Is sent to us for
consumption. This It can easily ac
cumplish. We should ask the state
of Pennsylvania to repeal the coal
tax.* • *. It is unfair, unjust and
Immoral, ;
“Pennsylvania should regulate and
prevent the payment of extortionate
royalties. This it can also do.
“Within our respective states we
should be willing to co-operate. Our
dllficulty, of course, is, first, to get a
sufficient quantity of coal into the
state, and, second, to see that it ar
rives here at fair prices. This being
accomplished, we can prevent extor
tion and unfair practices within the
state. If the industry and govern
crnmenlal agencies who should con
trol it fail in their duty to the public
then they have only themselves to
blame if the public in self-protection
forces upon them some radical ac
Francis Mateika, manager of a
catering establishment, today asked
the District Supreme Court to change
his name to Francis May. His wife,
Christine Cowan Mateika, joins in the
petition, requesting that she be known
as Christine Cowan May. and that
their adopted daughter. Saida, also be
permitted to change her name.
Mr. Mateika explains to the court
that the difficulty with which
name is pronounced and the inability
of customers to remember the name
interferes with his position, as the
patrons of the establishment have
difficulty in calling orders to him
over the telephone. The petitioners
are represented by Attorneys Deckle,
Cox and Sherier.
While passing the intersection of
7th and D streets southeast, on its way
to the District jail about 10:30 o’clock
this morning, the fifth precinct patrol
wagon collided with a niotor delivery
truck owned by W. A. Simpson, 530 7th
street southeast.
Policeman O. G. In charge of
the wgaon, was thrown to the street
and severely injured about the body
and his right knee probably fractured.
He was taken to Casualty Hospital.
Gordon C. Gray, charged with cre
ating a disturbance in a lunchroom at
!>th street and New York avenue
northeast last night, was fined $25,
or twenty-five days in jail in the Dis
trict of Columbia branch of Police
Court today. An additional fine of
$lO or ten days in jail was imposed
hy Judge Gus A. Schuldt for intoxi
cation. The testimony showed that
Gray 'went into the lunchroom and
after drinking a cup of coffee fell
asleep and when awakened started
the trouble. He threw a dinner plate
through a S3O window the police
The first debate of the Deborah
Club was held Sunday night at 2606
University place northwest. The sub
ject, i'Resolved. That immigration
should he further restricted.” was
discussed by Mrs. Harry Kohn and
Miss Edna M. Lewis for the affirma
tive and Miss Rose Ponerow and Mrs.
Irving Rosenthal for the negative.
Tlie judges. Attorneys Krupsaw and
Putney and Mrs. Putney, decided in
favor of the affirmative. Miss Yctta
Krupsaw was chairman.
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White House Is Arranging ■ *
For New Year Reception
The White House is busily engaged
in arranging the details tor the pub
lic reception to be held at the White
House, New Year day. The President
more than a month ago agreed to
restore this popular custom which
was abandoned In the greater part of
the Wilson administration and which
Starting Thursday Morning at 8:00
A Sale That Will Startle All Washington
On Our Entire Stock of '
Hart Schaffner & Marx
Fall and Winter Suits and Overcoats j
Here’s What ONE-HALF Means to You
135 Suits and Overcoats, 5 17 50 *7O Suits and Overcoats, s3s*°® f
S 4O Suits and Overcoats, s2o*°° J BO Suits and Overcoats, s4o*°°
*SO Suits and Overcoats, s2s*°° J IOO Overcoats are now sso*°°
S 6O Suits and Overcoats, s3o*®® s llO Overcoats are now sss*®®
You’ll find the most amazing values of the year here—in this sale. Stocks
must be reduced at once to make way for Spring goods. And we know
the quickest way to get decisive action is to offer values that are irre
sistible—the best in town. Here they are.
Every Suit and Overcoat bears the Hart Schaffner .& Marx label, so
you’ll find the smartest Fall and Winter styles and only the finest quality.
1 Sizes, models and patterns for every man, whether of conservative or
more youthful ideas. Your satisfaction is guaranteed during this sale as
at any other time. Everything included, excepting Full Dress, Tuxedo
and Cutaway.
• % •
. No Charge for Altercations
A Deposit Cheerfully Accepted Charges Payable February Ist
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was held only once by President
Although the details have not been
completed, it is understood that the
reception will start at 10 o’clock in
the morning and will be continued
on through until 4 o'clock in the
afternoon, with a recess of an hour
for the President and Mrs. Coolidge
and those assisting them, to luncheon
and rest. Lieut. Col. C. O. Sherrill,
chief military aide to the President,
was in conference with the Executive
today regarding the arrangements
for this event and it is expected they
will be completed within the next day
or so.
It was thought at first that the
President might vary the usual New
Year day program by an innovation.
There was some talk of him making
an address by radio or amplifiers
from the portico or some ‘interior
part of the house when the receiving
line was shut down at 4 o’clock. This
idea was suggested because of the
fact that the reception held by Pres
ident and Mrs. Harding two years agd
attracted so many people that when
the hour came for ending the recep
tion there were still several thousand
in line awaiting their opportunity.
President Harding, upon learning
of this, did not have the heart to
order the doors closed and he and his
wife were forced to remain stand
ing for more than another hour in
order not to disappoint that large crowd
that had been waiting so long in the
A true friend is a man who knows
you thoroughly, but likes you . Just
the same.
Special Facilities Are Necessary to
Pass on Many Ap
So many women are applying for
membership in the Daughters of the
American Revolution that special fa
cilities have been called Into serv
ice- to pass on membership petitions.
Recently the board of the organisa
tion held a special meeting here at
which slxtee new chapters, having l a
combined membership of more than
1,600, were granted charters. It is
estimated that a total of about 1,000,-
000 women are eligible to be mem
bers, and officials of the D. A. R. pre
dict that if the present rate is main
tained most of the eligible* will be
brought within the organisation with
in the next few years. The total en-
rollment now is approaching the 200.
000 mark.
"With all the culta and Itmi ti "
are being formed,” said a statem m
issued from D. A. R. l.eadqvan* ■
here, "It la very gratifying to ih«
board to aee women flocking to t'.H
old organisation that atanda for t' «
beat there la in American life, for
upholding the Constitution, for tn
swerving loyalty to the arovernme:.t
for cncouragelng the study of Amer
ican history, and for carrying out i h'
Injunction of Washington—“to p o.
mote, as an object of primary Im
portance, institutions for the gene/al
diffusion of knowledge.’ ”

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