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Admiral A. 0. Wright Renews
Tight in Behalf of Navy Officers
Who Resigned in 1861.
Seeks Official Acceptance of 136:
~ Resignations.
Admiral A. O. Wright of Jackson- I
vi !<■, Pla., conimunder-in-chief of the,
\..\y Department. United Confederate
V. t« t ans, arrived lit re yesterday to
renew his fight for legislation pro
viding for the acceptance of resigna- i
Hons of 136 naval officers who re- i
signed at Hie outbreak of the civil
war and which have not yet been j
accepted. This places these officers, j
according to Admiral Wright. In the (
category of ••deserters," and he is !
Peeking legislation to remove the!
"stigma" from the veterans and their ■
fa milh s.
Admiral Wright, who was on the j
T *. S. s. Constitution when the war i
began, was one of a number whose j
-t -Agnations were accepted, lie do- 1
! * r.s a bill which would bring honor;
" 1 10 se heroes passed the Senate j
•life, y-ars ago hut was “killed in
'*• Hons. by Mr, Denby.” Admiral I
\\ -i~ht tlo n was in th»- south and ’
, took the stump to align the en-J
ith, cot tressional delega
’i• •;i behind him, which he declares he I
Iti adtiition. (.be veteran Con-1
• icrate sailor says he received the I
n.ii.rs.-mcnt of every southern legis- I
•uur. in resolutions.
'ailed On Senator Harrison. |
Admiral Wright called on Senator j
rVt Harrison of Mississippi! today]
and w s assurer! by him that he j
•could press the bill for action in }
tic- Senate tit tin early date.
Admiral Wright's hammock mate in )
< .'oust itution" was "Eiehting Bob”)
■' ins whose home was in Washing-!
•on l>. c., he having sold his Vir-;
tit residence. "Fighting Bob" was I
' lei ided about joining the southern j
• •■• s. and Admiral Wright said he j
i him that inasmuch as his home
id prop, rty was in the north he*
uldn’t blame him if he stayed by
T’nion. “We have always been 1
t b.-st of frit nds," continued the ;
• itheru veteran, "and corresponded]
until the dav of his death."
G. A. R. to Dedicate Trees.
The Department of the Potomac,
Grand Army of the Republic, and Ki
le Spencer Mussey Tent, Daughters I
• l Veterans, will dedicate trees to the
m. more of the Union veterans of the |
<i\ II war, on the l.incoln Memorial I
grounds, Sunday afternoon at 3:30 j
lock April ois known as "Grand i
Army day.’’ Addresses will be made i
by Mrs. Elizabeth D. Shaw, Com-!
end' r Briscoe Goodhart. Miss Ktuile i
Albright and Capt. O. H. Oldroyd. j
M -s Catherine Austin will lead oho- |
ns singing. Mrs Mary M. North is in j
• 1 -rge of the program and Mrs. Mary 1
A' Kauth will assemble; the color 1
.; uard. I
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Senate District Committee Gets
Survey Tomorrow.
The report on housing conditions in
the District of Columbia will be sub
mitted to the Senate District com
mittee at a meeting called by Chair
man Ball tomorrow. This report has
been made in pursuance to a resolu
tion adopted by the Senate, and is ex
pected to be helpful in determining
whether hte Rent Commission act shall
i he continued in effect after May 22,
| the date it expires.
Zihlman Files for Race.
' Acting Chairman Zihlman of the
! House District committee yesterday
i tiled his certificate of candidacy for i
j re-election from the sixth Maryland |
j district. He said he had received
| congratulations from the entire re
publican delegation in the general '
assembly On his exoneration by the i
grand jury investigating bribery*
‘charges against him. and that the |
i members hart pledged him their sup- 1
port. I
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rfFRING is here again, and is calling us
,\ back to our gardens. What shall we
plant this year? Lettuce and carrots
and tomatoes? Os course, and flowers, too.
And last, but not least, let's not forget our
Thrift gardens.
We all know the formula for a successful
garden. Plant, cultivate and reap. . And
that means keeping everlastingly at it.
“Plant” a deposit in the fertile soil of
our savings department. And then keep
everlastingly at it. Neglect will wither the
plant. But frequent deposits will insure its
growth and compound interest will give it
i fresh impetus.
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Federal-American National Bank
1315 F Street
T. iialliher John I’oolt,
[Chairman of the Board I’reMldrnt
$120,000 IS MISSING
Paymaster E. R. Brown of Destroy
er Somers Last Heard From
MArch 16.
Paymaster Ervine R. Brown of Co
ronado. Calif., attached to the de
stroyer Somers, has been missing
since March 16. and an examination
of Ills accounts revealed a shortage of
about $120,000. Secretary of the Navy
I Wilbur was advised yesterday.
Paymaster Brown obtained leave
from the Somers at Mobile, Ala.,
i March 10, but failed to report when
. the ship left. port. He communicated
i with liis commanding officer from
j New Orleans, asking permission to re
| join the destroyer at Jacksonville
i March 16, but lie did not appear.
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