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“REST OF MONEY” Mrs. Ida Wood Says She Will Continue Search as Soon as Ankles Get Better. By the Associated Pres*. NEW YORK, October 14—Just as soon as her ankles get better, Mrs. Ida Wood intends to “go out and look for , the rest of my money.” The folds of her old-fashioned gowns : and hiding places in her hotel room al- t ready have yielded a fortune in cur rency and bonds —nearly a million dol lars. The 70-pound, 93-year-old lady insists, however, that there is more. Her ankle weakness, physicians said. Is due to lack of nutrition during the months she lived frugally in her sim ple quarters with bundles of SIO,OOO banknotes, diamonds and other costly jewels within arm's reach. Mrs. Wood, after years of living on such a slender budget as to call for the purchase of a single egg at a time, would be dismayed at the amount al ready expended in her behalf since the court has taken over her affairs. Bills filed with the court and ap proved. it was reported today, include a physician's fee of $3,800, and $7,900 to a detective agency which has main- j tained guards at the hotel since last March. The bond of Mrs. Woods guardian, Otis Wood, was raised from $225,000 to $1,000,000 yesterday, after other claim ants to relationship had filed protests. Wood is a nephew. The opposing fac tion is headed by Mrs. William C. Shields, a step-granddaughter. Five trunks belonging to Mrs. Wood were opened yesterday, and another small fortune in gems was found. There were watches set with rose diamonds, xare necklaces and heavy bracelets. The most valuable jewelry of all— the diamond necklace Mrs. Wood wore at the Infanta Eulalia ball in Madison Square Garden in 1893 —has not been found. Other trunks remain to be opened, and it may be in one of them; or it may be that it Is concealed in some unsound cache which Mrs. Wood had in mind when she said she would “go out and look for the rest of my money as soon as my ankles get well.” RAIL HEAD SAYS UNITY TO CUT WAGE LACKING Southern Line President Tells Stockholders Pay Slash Untimely. Bv the Associated Press. RICHMOND, Va„ October 14.—Fair fax Harrison, president of the Southern Railway Co., announced to stockholders yesterday at their annual meeting that there is a lack of necessary unanimity imong executives of the railway to effect a wage reduction among employes of the company. Mr. Harrison said a group of seven executives, of w’hich he is a member, had considered the wage question for several months, and that some members are of the opinion that the present is not the time to bring on a congressional discussion of the matter. “The railroads can be operated on a paying basis if given a free hand, Mr. Harrison said. He added that one road cannot initiate wage reduction nego tiations, but that such a movement must come from all. Guy Gary, Walter S. Case and Richard S. Reynolds, all of New York, and Henry W Miller of the District of Columbia were re-elected to the di rectorate for three-year terms. Mr. Harrison declined to discuss the ; dividend question, asking the stockhold ers to continue to have confidence in their directors. He said the company ; will not earn Its fixed charges In 1931. . | World-Famous Oriental Designs Faithfully Reproduced in CULISTAN RUGS 9x12 size.. 25 For centuries these rug masterpieces have lain in mosques and palaces in the Orient . . . and then in great museums . . . till Karagheusian, largest maker of Oriental Rugs, reproduced them. The saute wools are used as in Oriental Rugs, the same jewel-like colors, the same glancing, glimmering sheen! Your home is transformed by the luxury of any one of these gorgeous Gulisian Rugs. Tomorrow, at Mayer & Co., you will find a most unusual collection of these fa st At .land- I PARKING SERVICE MAYER & CO. Seventh Street Between D and E I RUINS OF FOUR TOWNS FOUND ON SAME SITE IN ARIZONA, * Distinct Civilizations Indicated by Tim bers and Relics Wbicb Smithsonian Ex pert, Dr. Roberts, Has Uneartbed. BY THOMAS R. HENRY. Ruins of four ancient towns on top of ■ each other, representing four distinct j ! “civilizations” extending about 2,000 I years into the past, were discovered this i Summer by Dr. F. H. H. Roberts. jr„ of j i the Smithsonian Institution, who has i | just returned to Washington after four j ; months in the field. , This site was found on top of a low mesa in Eastern Arizona to which the Smithsonian archeologist was attracted by the standing ruins of two large stone i buildings, about 1.000 years old, ad ! jacent to a small village of Navajo In dians. The ruined buildings, he found, were pueblos built during the so-called “pueblo three” period in the pre-his toric Southwest when the Indians reached their highest civilization, a few' centuries before the coming of the j Spaniards. These in themselves were : imposing structures. The largest was 120 leet long and 90 feet wide, with parts of the third story still standing. Tite other was 100 feet long and about 50 feet wide, with a great ceremonial chamber, 60 feet in diameter, in the j center. Dr. Roberts found that thesa great buildings, all that were left of a large settlement, were built on about 14 feet of ruins and debris left by still earlier EH ItK A Good Radio ATWATER KENT CONSOLE ... *96 . complete with tubes Superheterodyne . . . variable-mu tubes and pentode.. .automatic volume con trol... tone control and static reoucer ...illuminated quick-vision dial. See the complete line of Atwater Kent models at Mayer & Co. now. See All the Atwater Ketit Models Here I MAYER & CO. Seventh St. Bet. D and E j THE EVENING STAB. WASHINGTON. P. C„ WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 19.11. peoples. The site, commanding a wide l view of the surrounding country, had i been favorable for human occupancy | from the time the country first was ln i habited. He confined his work to ex cavating the bottom two layers. At the bottom of the debris he found ! ruins of pit houses, essentially cellars ! covered with a timber roof, and skeletal | remains of a small-boned, . narrow beaded people. These were the ancient basketmakers who flouished In the Southwest before the coming of the apartment house dwellers. These pit houses were built at about the begin ning of the Christian era. Dr. Roberts believes that it will be possible to date them exactly because in two cases the timber roofs of the excavations had been caved in by fire, which did not entirely destroy the wood. The old Umbers are still so well preserved that experts can determine the exact year they were cut from the forest by the “rings” denoting the annual growth of the trees. Dr. Roberta and his aides dug out 15 of these pit. houses. The basket maker layer of debris, because of the peculiar nature of the houses, was very thin. Quite Different Race. The second oldest layer revealed skeletons of a big-boned, round-headed people, racially quite different from the basketmakera. whose skull* frequently were flattened in the back because of the pracUce of attaching babies to cradle board*. Usually there is a sharp , differentiation between the basket makers, and these sturdier invaders who began to build large structures. Here, however, the two peoples seem to have succeeded each other without any Interval, and may actually have lived in the ancient town at the same time. Roberts found several Instances where the Invaders had simply settled down in the abandoned pit houses, altering them slightly in accordance with their own architectural idea*. On top of this were the “pueblo two” and “pueblo three” ruins, exca vation of which was reserved for an other year. The site 1* of special im portance because of its exceptional size —SOO yards long by 200 yards wide, strung along the top of the ridge—and because of the continuous chronologi cal sequence. It represents a contin uously ascending civilization from the crude beginnings to the “golden age” of ancient North America. At the peak of its culture the vil lage apparently was abandoned sud , denly. There is no trace of the “pueblo four” culture, a considerably degener ated form which was flourishing when the Spanish explorers came to the Southwest. Inlaid Tobacco Pipe. 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RICH AND FULL-BODIED Dr. Robert* found numerous bone and atone Implements, arrowheads, axes, pottery, knives, etc. The most prized specimen was a clay tobacco pipe in laid with turquoise, evidently the pos session of some great chief of the first invasion of the Pueblo peoples. From the same period came a delicately carved stone effigy of a small bird, pre sumably of a religious nature. Four strings of beads were recovered, about 2,000 beads in all, together with the ancient clay pots whose designs are of great value to archeologists in de termining culture sequences. Because of the large size of the an cient town it is estimated that about three years will be required to excavate it completely and the Smithsonian In stitution plans to follow up this work. Roberts this Summer located the cor ners and angles of the buildings so that work can be started without delay next year. 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