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NationaJ Guard Learns the
List of Trophies
Teams Which May Take Part in the
Several Contests ContesteRu123 Sules of
the Meet
Great Interest Is already being mani
fjsted by the National Guard of the
severa eera1 l States and members of the
National Rifle Association and affiliated
clubs In the national shoot tp to take
place at at Sea Girt N J 1 August 24 The
shoot will continue three days
The r rlle Secretary of War Warhas has promulgat ¬
ed the rules to govern the shoot and nd
designated the prizes to be offered In
the army appropriation bill of the last
Congress the sun of 4000 was appro
Erifv 1 J ited ted to purchase prizes to be contest ¬
ed for and to pay pn other expenses of
the shoot
Open to These Teams
yjhe National match is open to teams
of twelve men from the following or ¬
The Army of the United States two
one cavalry and one Infantry
The United States Navy one
The United States Marine Corps one
The United States Military Academy
The United States Naval Academy
The National Guard or uniformed mili ¬
tIn ot the several States and Territories
Including the District of Columbia one
team from each teh State Territory and
the District of Columbia
The members Pf each team to be offi ¬
cers cadets midshipmen or enlisted
men of the corps or organization which
they represent and to appear hi the
service or authorized uniform
Prizes ano and Trophies
Three TIre fires slow rap id an d ds s kirm ish
will be tested and the prizes and
trophies to be awarded will be
To the team malting the highest ag ¬
gregate total In the three days contest
the National Trophy authorized by act
of Congress
Tfe r team making the second secon d highest
aggreSRie total totalthe the Hilton Trophy pre
sehted i by the late Hon Henry Hilton
of New York to be competed for an ¬
nually and tOO 200 cash asb
Tiifr Jie team making the third highest
aggregate total totalthe the bronze Soldier of
ilarathon Marathon presented by the th commander
inchlef lnthef on behalf of the State of New
York to be competed for annually and
150 cash
The team making the fourth highest
aggregate total totalSOO 100 cash
Tb Tie i team making the fifth highest
Aggregate total total75 75 cash
The team making the sixth highest
aggregate total tota15 50 cash
Also a medal to each member of the
Trfualng teams
The Individual Match
There will be b a match to be known
as the National Individual Match All Al
civilians as well as members of the
organized militia army nav yand y and ma
ruie corps are eligible to compete pro
vided they shoot with the arm called
for In the the conditions of the match In
this match many rifle clubs will par
ticipatc The prizes to be awarded are
AS follows
Four gold medals eda1s and cash prizes of
c 210 A gold medal to each of the four
competitors making the highest aggre ¬
gate scores and cash prizes in the or
fler of merit as follows J60 6O tis 55 50
and 545 5
Four silver medals and cash prizes
Gt 120 A silver medal to each of the
four competitors making the highest
Aggregate scores after the gold medal
scores and cash prizes in the order of
merit as follows 40 335 35 30 and 525 25
Pour o r bronze medals and cash prizes of
50 A bronze medal to each of the
four competitors making the highest
ajKgrgate gegaie scores after the silver medal
Bcores and an cash prizes in the order of
merit as follows 20 15 510 l0 und J5 5
One gold medal and a cash prize of
8Q o to the competitor making the high
iWt aggregate score in ii i slow fire
One gold medal and a cash prize of
20 to the competitor making the high
est aggregate score in rapid fire
One gold medal and a cash prize of
20 to to the competitor making the high ¬
est aggregate score In skirmish fire
The Pistol Match
Another feature of the shoot will bo b
j a pistol match open > pen to the army navy
marine corps the organized militia and
jo to members of the Rifle Association and
affiliated clubs The following prizes
are offered
Four sold old medals and cash prizes A
gold medal to each of the four com
petitora malting the highest scores and
cash prizes itrize In the order of merit as fol
iews IOIVSZ 39 39f 3 f 525 25 4Q iO an d no 20
Pour our silver s ilver meda xnedas ls and cash prizes
fSQ o A sliver medal to each aeh of the four
competitors making the highest
after the gold medal scores and cash
prizes in the order of merit as follows
15 15 J15 15 and 15
Four bronze medals and cash prizes
JJ4Q 40 < A bronze medal to each of the tli
four competitors making the highest
aggegate isr isre5ate v e5ate scOres after tne silver medal
ors and cash aslt prizes In the order ol j
33forit mcrt as follows 10 10 iio 10 and 510 10
O Oj Ole j le gold medal and a cash prize of 10
to ihe he competitor making the highest
Bfre aggegate esfUe score in slow tIre
One gold medal and nd a cash prize of
JS5 15 the competitor making the highest
igsretjato aggregatc score in timed fire
One sold cold medal and a cash prize of
115 11 5 to the competitor making makingthe the high ¬
est aggregate score In rapid fire
Never let your horse drink out of
a public ublic drinking tough sale a team ¬
ster ter for or these troughs spread glanders
If 4 a horse with glanders uses one of
tifem tlm your nag drinking afterward Is
apt ttf to take glanders himself Id die
sehargeBny charge any workman of mine who risked
any horses health at a public trough
Dp you see this tiii bucket Y Well T al
yays v i fcarry curry it it and when my horses need
I fill it at it the standpipe that feeds
r bile Iic trough They drink then with
by y danger out of their own private
k i aa US you might say
I r Ttiln thlnlc V TMihlln JUbiIC drlnUSni drlijklng IrniiffVia troughs nupfif ought
be Abolished In the thcIi place we should iouitt
iffe C public standpipea or faucets Then
fry ry wagon would carry a bucket out
mis is own bucket every horse would
k and the spread of glanders would
Detiver Post
Mayor of Glen Echo Who Was Elected When He Was But Elected to the Town Council last Week Js Younger
Twentytwo Years Old OI Than the Mayor
Glen Echo Has Elected
YOthfu1 Officials
JqsephjMGKibon JOsephMcKib n Fowler Is Not a Month Over
21 Years of ofAge Age and Thomas A Weaver i
is lsJust3O Just 30
At the election of councilmen held at
Glen Echo on Monday from 5 to 9 p
m Thomas A Weaver was elected by
a handsome majority to succeed him
self and Joseph McKibon Fowler was
elec leced ted to succeed Guy B Jenkins
hose term ot office expires on May 12
as does that of Mr Weaver Both of
them w were re elected last Ma May y to the of ¬
lice pf councilmen together with Will
lam H Roach and J J Decker council
men and Mayor faor John A Garrett
Mr Weavers election was a decisive
victory Mr Fowler only succeeded in
being elected by a majority of one vote
over George W V OBrien who with
Guy uy E Jenkins Arthur J Houghton
and John L Husband were candidates
for the offices to be filled
Mr Weaver and Mr Fowler are both
young men Mr Weaver has barely
reached his thirtieth year and Mn
Fowler just passed his twen twentyfirst tyfirst
year on April 17
Mr Weaver councilman and council ¬
manelect is the eldest Spn saztofthe 7 AOf the late
Thomas Weaver o of f Koekvlllc Md Mr
Weaver was torn reared and attended attended
the public schoo schools ls of Montgomery count coun
ty He is a contractorby trade Demo ¬
cratic In politics he is a believer in
strict Jeffersonian doctrines and takes
a prominent part In town county State
and national politics
Mr Weaver owns a a handsome reel ¬
dence where lie resides in the town
Mr Weaver is very popular among 1
fellowtownsmen and has been respon ¬
sible for improvements that have been
accomplished by the town during his
administration in office
Joseph MeKibon Fowler is the young I
est son of Frank S Fowler sr of
Den Echo Councilmanelect Fowler
enjoys the distinction of being probably
the youngest person elected to such an
office he even being younger than the
present mayor of the town of Glen
Echo John HGarrett H Garrett who was elected
last May when but a few weeks past his i
twentyssecond year j
It appears that there Is now a demand
for the younger men to enter politics
Mr ir Fowler was born in Washington and
moved to Glen GienEch Echo about ten years
ago where his father has been engaged
in business for several years Mr Few ¬
ler is i popular as was evidenced by his ti le
vote His many friends regard him as
a prominent factor in Montgomery
county politics in the near future
Mr Fowler is Isyet yet a bachelor So was
Mayor Garrett when first elected
The in induction duction cf Mr Weaver and Mr
Fowler into office will be held on Fri ¬
day evening at 8 oclock at the town
hall Glen Echo The oath of office will
be administered by Mayor Garrett tel j
lovfid by their speeches of acceptance i
A reception and bail will be given in
their honor by their many friends
Will Be Called to Tr ial Tomorrow TomorrowAb Ab ¬
sence of Important Witnesses
I Basis for Motion
Thomas M Fields Indicted jointly
with Andrew A Llpseomb for the em ¬
bezzlement of of lo97407 of the funds of
the defunct Washington Beneficial En ¬
dowment Association will be ca called lled to
trial tomOrrow before Justice Wright
End a jury in Criminal Court No 1
A motion will however be made by
Lambert Baker and ari d Philip Walker
his counsel asking for a postponement
on the ground of the absence of im ¬
portent witnesses
That this step w ill be taken was in ¬
timated last Thursday when a motion
was filed la in behalf of Mr Fields asking
that commissions be Issued to take the
depositions of Charles Gilbert and Hen ¬
ry D Hotchklss of New York and also
that letters rogatory issue to William Vn Illiam
F Miller of London England for the
purpose of procuring testimony to be
used by the def defdtise tse at the trial
Justice Wright granted the motion
but did not give any intimation that the
trial will be postponed
Mr L ipacomb i some days ago filed a
petition asking v severance and a sap
arate trial for himself The plea was
granted by the court
Counsel for Mr Fields have filed with
John R Young Clerk of the Supreme
Court Courtof of the th District interrogatories to
be submitted to Mr Miller of London
These ask for in information formation from the
witness relative to an alleged meeting uieetin 1
between Mr Fields and Mr Lipscoinb
at a a bank June 20 1903 the allege d
handing of certain imntfy mne l Py > y the fnrmei
to the latter and what conversation took
place between them If any In refer ¬
ence to the th Investment of the money
i Railway hvay Men an a d Affmirs
yis To bid ld by Delegates D
intf Inthresting nesting Information and Gossip Gleaned
From the Congress N6w in Progress 4
Passenger Service in Europe
The gossip of the foreign ra ilway de le ¬
gates snow in W yashington a shingtcti discloses stray
l bits ilts 6f ipformatldii inf rrnatfbi about foreign roads
which will sell scrn strange to those accus ¬
tomed ta totheAmerlean the Amer ican manasenient ol
railroads riil roiuii
E Etta tra for Sheets
When a passenger is in a Bleeping car
In Norway or SHve Sweden ds i if tca IB slveti his
option uptl n rttr to tol whether or not he will
have shftcta on 01 His 1erth If he wants
the sheets he has t6 pa pay extra for
them and generally enernlly tip the porter who I
brings them and ma makes kes uj u to the berth
I In a a majority of ijesss the bswegians
and ancLSwdes Swedes sjHej Iep > Jn the train w wIthout ithout
the sheets and yltliout disro disrObing bing
There hse tire few dining eaitf operated
on I n the continent of Europii A An a nils rule
they are not half so spacious and con
vtnfcntly fitted out as Is the case In
America >
in England and Scotland the passen ¬
gore tickets are collected when they
pass through the one gateway gateway loading
from the space Where the wafting efttig train
starts and andihe the conductors or guards
do not bother with taking 1 fares af ¬
for the treilhs have left the stations
Tha guards however pass aloii alolig fr the
trains before they start and look the
doors of the cars
Wo Trunk Checks
In mast cnuntrifes of Europe there is
no system of checking trunks and other
baggage The trunks have labels put on
them marking where they are to go Ar
rived at his destination the traveler
Lgoes goes to where the baggage has been
put Off pic iks ks out his trun k hires a cab
and has the trunk hauled to This hotel
Throughout England and Scotland and
the Continent there are three kinds of
coaches Passengers travel first class
second class or third class according as
the size of their purses allows In Eu ¬
rope it Is Is a common saying sayit that only
Hen Americans and fools 1 ride first
class The second class coaches are
comfortable and patronized by the best
people In Europe The third class com ¬
partments have no Upholstered seats
and are Used by the poorei classes The
first class compartments are magnifi ¬
cently fitted Up with hangings and up
Charles C Walker
Charles C Walker superintendent of
the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad at
Richmond Sr Sra Yft a who has been attending
the sess sessiOns ions of the railway aphgreas is
a man who worked his way Into his
present Important position from that of
brakeman on a train
He comes from a family of wellknown
railroad men throughout the South He
line a number of cousins and nephews
who have followed his example and
gone into the railroad business with the
intention ol working up to the top
At present he he has a good story which
he tells about one of his nephews who
has lately embarked in the ra railroad ilroad busi ¬
ness and who fln flnciii da it more onerous than
he had thought The boy is at work
in the lower part of Virginia where he
carries a chain with a surveying group
S He works while he is there laughs
Mr fr Walker because nobody In rail ¬
road work With or without a boss can
Idle and expect to hold his job But he
betrays a great tendency to come to
Richmond and recuperate from his
Hes finding as all young fellows do
that the business is one of the hardest
of all Especially is this so for the
young man whether he starts on the
road or In the offices cf n company The
railroad business calls fc tot constant ef ¬
fort and application as riiaeh n1achso so as any
profession 1 Know
A German Delegate
A prominent figure In the lobby of the
Ntny Wlllard In connection with the
railway congress Is Delegate Schultz
president of the imperial jRaliroad eye
tern tenir r of the German empire Hei Is pleas ple as ¬
ant an d affable and goes about his work
in connection with ttie congress In a a
very direct and busirtesslike way He
was in this country about twelve years
ago when he visited inany na1i of the large
cities and inspected the workings of the
American rairoH dgf ds
Keri S Schultz < Jhultz is also a them her of the
privy council of his country and his
word has much to do with > the manner
in Tynich w hich the state railroadi of Ger ¬
many are operated operate d Ills position Osition is
easily appreciated whgft Whitwe we realize that
the Ka Cit iser i2 r when he wmits Information
and pointers about his railroads calls
on Herr Schults instead of having to j
send send to a body of men as this PresI 1
dent dentwould would have to tc send to Congress Congress or
to the Interstate fCommvsrce Commis
slon ion i
Delegates Evade interv InteMewere iewers
One characteristic of the foreign dele
gates whic h has excited comment
among the newspaper men who frequent
i ilie he hotels where they stop is their
reticence in being interviewed for pub
lieatlon As A one Englishman expressed i
It yesterday we are thrown down
for an interview
With the represeiitatlvss of American
roa roads ds such Is not the cfcse case but the thefor for ¬
eigners seem to take the view that a
newspaper Interview cannot do them
any good and they prefer not to talk
They are always courteous when ap ¬
preached but as a a rule refuse to talk
for publication
One who was asked yesterday for his
opinion on the project to have a more
extensive Government ovemment control of Airier ¬
lean railways said he preferred not to
hazard his views on the thesubject subject as he
was a a foreigner and would not like
to be put in the th light of criticising the
country whic which h he was visiting
Not a little amusement has been
created among the foreigners tiy the
Jim Crow cars In the Southern States
of America The idea Is entirely strange
to them and they would never have an
idea of excluding one nation on account
of Its color from a certain part of their
More than one of them have express ¬
ed a desire to see the Way lVayJn Jh whic which h the
colored people are sep sCpnted raied from the
Among the AmericaiS railroad men
various opinions are expressed as to
the results and purporte d of the Senate
Interstate Commerce Committee now
engaged In its recess investigation into
the railroad problem in this country
Here are some of the comments heard
on In the subject in the lobbies of the
Willard and the Raleigh
The committee evidently is taking a
conservative view of the whole matter
and Is actuated by a desIre to give the
railroads a a fair show in any event
It is a sure thing that the practical
railroad men not the railroad lawyers
and theorists have given the thecomm comm ittee
the most valuable and serviceable In ¬
formation about the situation
The country is not as excited over
railroad legislation as It itwas was last win wi ¬
ter V
Senator Elkins is well qualified for
the chairmanship of the committee be ¬
cause he has the twofold Interest of the
demands of his constituents and the
safety of the railroads to cons ider
There will probably be legislation
on the matter but it will he e safe and
conservative 1
It Will Present Presenttthe the Field of the Cloth
of Gold With Many New
The Field of the Cloth of Gold la
the subject of a magnificent spectacl
produced by lUngling BrOther s with
their worldfamwus shows this Reason season
There are 12 < XX people in the cast a
ballet of 200 and a a singing chorus of
too The music Is original and is rCa ¬
dered by a aselected selected band of fifty soloists
The scenic sceni embellishment is gorgeous
ir II the extremeipalnted by the greatest
American artists and the 2500 cos ¬
tumes tumeswora worn by byth the vast company are of
Parisian maketand design The fabric
are of the costliest texture and richest
coloring and the fas fahions hions of exquisite
picture effects and class classicaL ica l The day
of chivalry when knighthood was la
flower are reproduced With fkithful truthful
portraiture Of splendid men and women wom
and their exhilarating pastimes and en
The great stage is s larger than a hun
dred theater stages combined and the
t massive settings and historical proper
tfe require a sp spec c ial train for trahs
iprtation Newer In the history of the
I circus has a spectacle been produced of
the magnitude and nd regal splendor of tola th1
i Ringling Brothers performance
I Ancient An ent Pastimes
i All the pastiines of the middle age ages
I are exemplified 4n thrlllinj action by
dueling experts of skill and strength
Jousting tilts swor sword d combats spearing
contests acrobatic exploits equestrian
trials riding accomplishments and
many other esjcitirig sports of the c aMy hiv
alrlc age are illustrated illustrated ia whirUnc wbirlln
The radianti costumes and blazing
jewels of rpyolty its courtly dignita ¬
ries and smiling favorites the thelmperlal Imperial
purple and sparkling gems of ecclesias ¬
tical rank the glitter and a iid clatter pf
armored soldier soldiery y the charm of dancing
gina with garlands singing maidens
and devout Inatrons the shield and
helmet emblazonry of mounted knights
the prismatic coloring of the swirling
scenes animjatid by ever going and
differing throngs the majestic music
ot fifty solo astrunients all these bril ¬
liant features and many more of fas ¬
cinating inipoirtance enthrall the senses
of the spectator and make this produc ¬
ties the moit znunificent and attraa
five ever offered the American public
A AlGraud Grand Pageant
The grandi grandipageant grandpageant pageant in The Field Fieldof pf
the Cloth o of i Gold Is a processional
display In which are presented more
Interesting h histerlctil istorical types more mombeau beau ¬
tiful costumes more elaborate scenic
decorations more novel and enjoying
features antd more men women and
c children hildren and horses than than were 7 ever vcr
seen In a h huge uge spectacle at any pthef other
time in the the4 history of the world x
For cost of prpauctlon or orlglnaiity iginality
enormous number of people employed
and Overulhielming overwOi aiming success this gor g r
seoua spectacle i ie e rises superior to any
thln thing if p of i jaiinilar lt uilar e effort ffort ever spreadSbe preadbe
fore the hfirnan eye Ringilngr Brotli
ers will exhibit at Washington ilonday M nday
and Tuesday My 15 and IS giving two
perf6rmp perfomrislez n 3es 3esr r at 2 oclock and at 8
ocjock The big street parade will will
leave the theshosv show grounds at 10 oc oclock lock
Tic Tlcketg ketisjof jof admission and reserAed
numbereditiekets can an be bought bo ught at the
downtown ticket office of Ringlin
Brothers t show day for exactly the
same pri pries s charged at the ticket wag ¬
ons on thje tJe circus grounds
Complete Homefurniskers Homefurnis hers Credit for Everyone j
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