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NEW ENGLAND HIT BKSEVERE FLOODS Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont Suffer Consider able Damage. By the Ascneiated Press. BOSTON’. September 11.—Widespread damage to crops, highways, rail roads and bridges was reported throughout northern New England last night, following a record downpour of rain, which varied from four to more than five Inches. Around Boston the record of 1880 was shattered with a fall of 4.27 Inches, while in Vermont and New Hampshire the Weather Bu reau could find no equal in their files to the 5.2 inches which fell in 36 hours. In eight hours in Maine the skies let down such a torrent that the Pet tengili Keservoir hurst its dams, caused property loss of SIOO,OOO and left the town of Kumford without a water supply. * Both the Boston and Maine and the Maine Central railroads were com pelled to cancel and reroute trains during the day. Automobile travelers were forced into lengthy detours by fallen bridges and gullied roads. This was the second drenching that New England had received in 15 days, after a summer of drought. DAMAGE IN VERMONT. Fields Flooded and Train Service Curtailed. ST. JoHNSBURY, Vt., September sl.—Damage running into thousands of dollars had been caused by floods, the result of rain which tonight was eiill falling after it had begun 36 hours ago. Fields were inundated. <Tops covered, bridges weakened, highways flooded and train service curtailed. The Passumpsic River was over its banks from Lindonville to Barnet, Vt., where it enters the Connecticut. Roads leading northward to Canada vt’ere under water. Some smaller bridges were washed out. Much damage was done to grain crops, which were cut but not stored. The little town of Lindonville was suffering heavily. Much of the land was under water and only one high way bridge tonight connected the village with the outside world, others having been closed. Bridge* Swept Away. COLE BROOK, N. H.. September 11.—Heavy rains were causing much damage through northern New Hampshire last night. Bridges have been carried away on highways and railroads. The Connecticut and its tributaries are over their banks. •——— I Heads Dames of Malta. CLEVELAND, Ohio, September 11.— i Mrs. Lillian McLeod. Erie, Pa., was ! elected sovereign protector of the i Dames of Malta in national conven- | tion here yesterday, Mrs. Lois Joslin. Buffalo, N. Y„ was named sovereign counsellor and Mrs. Lillian Nish. Pittsburgh, Pa., assistant counsellor I. D. Woodington and J. S. Briggs Mere re-elected secretary and treas urer. An Unusual Display of Davenport Beds This Week iil |(j> If you have been waiting for a good I i iljjlil time to select a Davenport Bed | or a complete with chairs now at Mayers Lifetime Furni ———=»■»"= i i Os unusual interest this week is our de lightful showing of good looking and good davenport beds at prices no less attractive. We are quot ing hut a few of the many splen did values. :| You Will Find a Davenport Bed That Will Suit Your Individual Taste j Overstuffed Davenport Bed Group of Mahogany finish Pullman Davenport : three pieces in beaver velour, Bed Group; three pieces in beaver Pullman make $237.50 velour $195 || Good-looking Davenport Bed Group of three pieces in blue velour, mahogany finish, reversible cushions. $295 ®^ ue v ®l° ur Pullman Davenport Bed Overstuffed Davenport Bed Group in Group; 3 pieces, mahogany fin- beautifully figured taupe velour, ,sh $275 three pieces $350 Every Price Includes a Good Felt Mattress Lifetime Furniture Is More Than A Name MAYER & CO. I 'I . j \ Seventh Street Between D& E jJ' iff— The Timid Soul. —By WEBSTER — *, an* w«t 1W1« i*Jr> / SUPPORT LA FOLLETTE. Mine Unions Back Federation of Labor Action. . ; lI.KhS HARRIS, I’a., September 11.] —The tri-district board of the L'nited Mine Workers of America, in session here yesterday, concurred in the rec ommendation of the American Fed eration of indorsing La Follette and Wheeler and congressional can THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON. T>. C.. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11. 1924. didates approved by the Independent partj - . Circular letters were ordered sent to all local unions in the an thracite districts, urging the support of the Wheeler-ua Follette ticket. Decision was made to notify dia i mond drill operators and crews en i gaged in the trl-dlstrlcts that they must become members of the miners' organization. It was declared that these men come under existing agree ments and that they should be sub ject to union Jurisdiction. About 800 of these men are employed in the dis tricts. 1,500 Miners Go on Strike. SHENANDOAH, Pa., September 11.— Fifteen hundred men and hoes went on strike yesterday at the Shenandoah City Collery of the Heading Coal and Iron Company because the company wanted two men to operate a motor and train instead of three, as hereto fore. The walkout, it was said, also will force the suspension of the Indian Ridge Colliery, whose production of coal is prepared at the Shenandoah City plant. The two collieries have a total daily output of about 2,500 tons. PROTESTS EXECUTIONS. Georgian President Appeals to League Assembly, by the Associated Press. PAUIM, Hoptemher 11. —President Jordenlu. of the Republic of (leorglu jsstsrdsy telegraphed to President Mott* of the assembly of the League of Nations, protesting against the execution by the Hovlet authorities of Cl tieorgians as leaders In the revolu tionary movement against the Hovlet regime. M. Jordanla asserted that these men. Including the minister of agriculture, bad been Imprisoned long before the present revolt broke out and that the Moacow government merely was kill ing off Its political adversaries. He asked M. Motto, to inform the league shout tiie situation and he expressed the hope that the league would take action. PLAN GENERAL STRIKE. Vienna Metal Workers May Call Out Other Unions. VIENNA. September 11.—The coun cil of the Metal Workers’ Union has declared a general strike, to begin at 10 o'clock this morning, hut 66.000 metal workers have already struck without waiting for the union order. It is stated in Socialist circles that h general strike in all industries will lie called Monday, unless the metal workers get satisfaction quickly. The Austrian union of metal workers numbers about 100,000, The men usk for 15 per cent increase in wages. DURANT u Just a Real Good Car” ———i^——'« l=^ MM*—————^| diversified are our lines, and so large the number ap articles we sell, that only those S* M M _ _ rm - - O » long in the Liggett service %3Clg& m W know the complete stocks. i(fT ,i r ~ For that reason we instruct 1 tIC Stores our salespeople, if unable to serve you promptly and satis- ÜB7 p». a?# i7is Pa, A»«. a t si». isth a g su. f&ctorily to call the manager. •P* P Street I3th A P Su. 7th A E Sts. 14th A Irrin* Sti. COMPARE THESE EXTREME PRICE REDUCTIONS with prices you usually pay and see the savings you 11 make by buying 50c Size Hinds’ Honey and AI- 60c size Caldwell’s Syrup of Pep- Kotex, 12 in package 4Qo mond Cream (3 for $1.00).-34c sin r»- Tn I $1.25 Size Pinaud’s Lilac Vegetal 79c sl-20 sze Sal Hepatica 79c I<l ••••49c II 50c size Pinaud’s Gocoanut Oil. -37 c 51.00 size Horlick’s Malted Milk 75c 5100 * ,ze ''ampole s Cod Liver SI.OO size Coty’s Face Powder ..73c 25c size Mennen’s Talcum Pow- . 75c 25c size Woodbury’s Facial Soap der (3 for 50c) J7 C sl*so size Kolor Bak $1.19 . (3 for 50c) 17c SI.OO size•Houbigant’s Ideal Tal- Pint size Squibb’s Petrolatum.-79c 25c size D& R Cold Cream cum Powder 89 c 60c size Doan’s Kidney Pi115....49 c 1 C Prophylactic Toothbrushes 29c Pint size Pompeian Olive 0i1...43c SI.OO size Tyree’s Antiseptic 60c size Bromo Seltzer 37c 35c size Palmolive Shaving Powder gQ c 50c size Listerine 37c Cream 29c Lapactic Pills (100 in bottle) ...29c SEPTEMBER SALES * Os ‘Drug Store *s^ eeds, c ßubber (foods , Stationery, Toilet c iMedicines oAt £Much Educed ‘Trices A Qreat Sale of Genuine Imported T*wietesr Rubbing Dupont French Tooth Brushes Aspirin Tablets feffl r \ Alcohol £ss T£:t e J u Li dam, PH A refreshing, stimnlat- S ° ?° m ' jdfa® Ifjsfej ing, cooling application. This is a special lot of factory ends. Every brush made bain almost immediately BljCri Great as a rub-down for with pure bristles, and each one guaranteed perfect. Some after takimr *9M ▼ K iHf I ’ ,*° r 6 mUBCIeB - WOrtll as much a3 500 and 75c - September ,pec. aI Or Bottle of 100 ' Full pint, reg. 59c iQ_ We recommend that you supply the 9 Regularly 69c September special Xt/C entire family and buy for future needs September special Te/C wJBSAjjBffIE Karmony Coc°a Butter A Large Quantity Roxbur Y Fountain Syringe Cold Cream. r fill I K iTI T1 Guaranteed One of the fineat ° r W . * pC E j *[XJ * - year ’ TiroHl E .Jf m beautifying Toilet as T iftiP Cnst I 1 1 11 Moulded m one ,V r; ~Y Creams. Cleanses 21 LIU C VUS piece, extremely ' ll 11 the skin thoroughly. One pound ofHigh Grade Cascade Linen Finish Writing serviceable. Com- / (j ml ■ I mrnn IB So ften » • nd aids m Paper, about9o sheets, together with 50 envelopes to match ful ‘ v gt « \ : bi! |j [WJk II KA-S (I producing that A style suitable for every occasion. The moat economical way ™bmg, shut-off *V , i NuJ wsSI I I Vk2air || youthful texture. to buy writing paper for home use. 111(1 two P l !* l * Id /M Regularly3oe 9Q _ Regularly gj e PA September OQ r mmmm KSBI Sept, special O&C September special Ot/C Special Firgtaid II PALMOLIVE SOAP Rexall Syrup j Adhesive Special Offer I I ConteinF in -a - form those elements es-HRi blaster S' n Iy /X »ential to life in theß^^^| Agi Roiiofon. caKe ... /c HH k.| ' T\ rC\ SiX***"* th ' ““"I; H B zoo Dozen . . o9c | Mm — & Si* 29c \ * I spSi 79cmazsit Real Week-End Food Specials A A regular 30c tube Jordan Friday and Saturdety arxly - of Rexall Shaving ÜBtSSSSaSl Almonds so. CoSee, (pound) .. 2frS7c |fe\l 10 . Cr£am An unusually fine selection of almonds covered 50c Opeko Te* (Impound) 2 for 6le \l|m I v I * eolt ®« Pure assorted flavor 25c Pure Cocoa (y 2 lb.) 2for26c B lifel S*m*r»%Sfcl y t £i49c 15e Cho«,l.l.Pudding 2 Sort Sc 111. ■■ Axito.t Xir J /v; « 2Sc Cooking Chocolate 2 for26c BVbJBIEbB -TxWcly Wrapped Cream Caramels 40e Pure Vanilla Extract 2 for 55c .. , . ,__ v “ ul1 “ d 35c Pure Lemon Extract 2 for 4Jc I™ ° f Harm ony Cho “ lito - P J 39c 98« Pure Olive Oil . 2M ,9 tiloc Vegetal at the regular SaflirHnv Ponrlu 45c Strawberry Jam . 2 for SSc price of 75c An excellent aseertment of Cbooolatcc with 45c GniDe^am^* m * 9 'cef Shaving Cream is superior for its quick fruit, cream and nut Ret. 30c a pmmud QQ ’ oc • • . S for 55c lathering, beard-softening qualities. The centers. Friday mid Saturday amty tfifC 45c Orange Marmalade 2 for 46c Vegetal is a splendid after-shaving lotion, T looeys XJlllr 350 Pure Grape Jelly r 2 for 36c that takes away the sting of the razor. Very r, B " fcu £ J -nL. 2^,c coo '^‘ ndp ""“ ttothef> "' j H 11 I for 75c I GOV. PINCHOT RESTING WELL AFTER OPERATION Executive Under Knife for Ob struction in Duct of Salivary Gland, By the Amoth ird Press NEW YORK, September 11. —(lov. Gifford Pinchot of Pennsylvania has undergone an operation at the Presby ttrial Hospital here, for tho removal of an obstruction to tho duct of one of the salivary glands, it was an nounced last night. Mrs. Pinchot is at his bedside and the Governor is re ported to be resting easily. He ar rived at the hospital two days ago. The operation will necessitate the curtailment of a contemplated state wide speaking tour in Pennsylvania, flov. Pinchot announced at the hos pital. He had planned to speak in every County of his State in order to detail The accomplishments of his ad ministration and to appeal for sup port of the Republican national ticket. (lov. Pinchot in a statement refer red to the operation as a "slight one." and added: “As soon as I get out of the hospital, which will be early next week, I am going back to Milford, Pa., for a few days' rest and fishing.’’ CADET Ladies'Silk HOSIERY “ Everywhere/ In Japan, where the cultivation of Ffawepd la an industry of consider able magnitude. the product Is col lected by woman divers, who go over board with sharp knives, (rather a E. F. DROOP & SONS CO.. 1300 G ST. /JiS. Distributor, of Fully Mu.ic.l Product. PIANOS For Sale, Rent and Exchange EXCLUSIVE WASHINGTON DISTRIBUTORS FOR STEINWAY, VOSE, BRAMBACH AND OTHER PROMINENT MAKES PLAYER-PIANOS Victrolas, Victor Records, Music, Player Rolls, Etc., Etc. DROOP’S houle 1300 G 1... I bunch of seaweed In their arms, cul it off with a dexterous sweep of the knife, and return with it to the tort making dozens of descents iu fh<>' course of a day.