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Cunningham Wrote Ballads Balladsof Balladsof Balladsof
of Father and Beauty BeautyScott BeautyScott BeautyScott
Scott Victimized VictimizedFrenchman VictimizedFrenchman VictimizedFrenchman
Frenchman Paid 30000 30 OOO for forBogus forBogus forBogus
Bogus Collection ollectionFor CollectionFormosan ollectionFormosan For Formosan
mosan Deceived DeceivedNobody DeceIvedNobody DeceivedNobody
Nobody NobodyI
I coulJ cheat a whole general assem assembly as8embly assembly ¬
bly of antiquarians with my original originalmanner originalmanner originalmanner
manner of writing and forging ballads balladsThe banadsThe balladsThe
The man who made this proud boast boastAllan boalJtAHan boastAllan
Allan Cunningham Cunninghamwas was a youthful youthfulstonemason youthfulJtonemuon youthfulstonemason
stonemason of Scotland earning IS shillings shil shillings bU bUlings ¬
lings a week That he was no Idle Idlebraggart Idlebraggart idlebraggart
braggart Is evident says the LondonTitBits London LondonTitBits LondonTitBits
TitBits from the fact that in his twen twentytlfth twentYIlUh twentyfifth
tytlfth year er he perpetrated one of the thogreatest thagreate thegreatest
greatest greate t literary Jlterar frauds of th the nine nineteenth rUnete nineteenth ¬
teenth te nth century cftnturyCunningham centuryCunnlnghfilm centuryCunningham
Cunningham in in spite of his humble humblejrole humbleole humblerole
role ole in n life could write poetry the beau beauty beauty beauty ¬
ty and pathos of which would bring bringtears brln brlntears bringtears >
tears to the eyes of the reader Appar Apparently ApparenU Apparently ¬
ently enU however how eyer he possessed a tleeire sieeIrecharacterletic < tleeirecharacteristic tl t1e t1eharacterlllUc
characteristic of many rogues of literary literarygenius literarygtnluato literarygeniusto
genius gtnluato to make experts look oQk foolishand foolish foolishand foolishHnll
and when a Mr olr Cromek who in 1800 1809was 1800was 1800was
was traveling in Scotland with a view viewto viewto viewto
to making a collection of genuine Scot Scottish Scottlst Scottiet ¬
tish songs asked Cunningham to as assist aasIst assist ¬
sist him Ute stonemason stonema on conceived the theIdea th thIdea theIdea
Idea of vrltlng riUng ballads and puselng them themoff th6Ulot thenroff
off ot on Cromek as s old Scottish produc productions productiens roduc ¬
Critics Discover Dis over Fraud FraudThese FraudThe FraudThese
These The were ore Included in a volume and andalthough andalthcugh andalthough
although most mo t ofthe of the critics detected the thefraud thtsfraud thefraud
fraud and it was established e beyond beyonddoubt Handdoubt beyonddoubt
doubt that Cunningham wrote the bal ballads ballads ballads ¬
lads himself they acquired an Immedl immediate Immedlate immedlate ¬
ate reputation and the genius of the thewriter th thwriter thewriter
writer led the people to overlook the de deception deception deception ¬
ception ceptionXor ceptionXor ceptionNor
Xor was Cunningham th the only forger forgerof forgerof forgerof
of Scottish ballads Robert Rob rt Surte Surteee e the th6celbratPd thecelebrated
cel celebrated < brat M antiquary and historian for forsome
come om curious reason re n not only palmed oft
on Sir Walter Scott as antique three bal ¬
lad lads purely at f his own composition but butactually butactually butactually
actually suffered them to occupy a place
In the Minstrelsy lInlltrelll of the Scottish S tU8h Bor ¬
der with a fictitious account of th their ir
origin and l left ft the novelist deceived to
thE end of his days
Mention of the deception of Sir Wal Val ¬
ter Scott reminds one that the famous
novelist was the victim on several oc ¬
casions < of literary forgers who used his
name am to boom their own work George
AV W Ha Haering ln who und under r the pseudonym p eudon m
cf r Wlllibald Alexis came to be on one of f fnineteenth
Germanys first novelists of the th the earl early
nineteenth century published publl hcd his first first
book Walladmor Walladmort and announced it as
a free translation into German G rmkn of a
novel boldly ascribed to Sir Walter WalU r
Scott Ha H afterward endeavored to ex ¬
ruse use himself hlm eJt on the ground thut people peopleValiadmor
lud been stupid enough not to see in
Valiadmor a satrica attack on the th
cra erase e then prevalent for Scotts works worksFrench worksFrench worksFrench
French Forgeries of ScottIn Scott ScottIn ScottIn
In France several eral mimetic attempts attemptson
on Scott have been made notably uAl uAlJan Al Allan Allan ¬
lan Cameron 1832 and Ayme Verd
012 142 which were both published ubUshed in InParis InParis
Paris as being Scotts and ULa La Pythie
des Highlands Introduced to the world OrJd
as a the work of the famous novelist in
1S44 by Charles > s J David of
son the fa famous famous A Amous ¬
mous French palnter painterBut palnterBut palnterBut
But perhaps the most interesting of all
the attempts to trade on Scotts name namewas namewas namewas
was that connected with the name of
72 J d de Saint Maurice Cabany director directorgeneral directorgeneral directorgeneral
general of the Society of Archivistee of of1rance
France who in 1SBS startled the literary Jltorar Jltorarworld
world with a newlydiscovereu novel by
Scott entitled Moredun a 8 Tale of th the
1210 1210In 121 1210In o U UIn
In J A Farmers book entitled uLIt uLItrary Lit Literary Literary ¬
erary rary Forgeries it is explained expl lned how howon howon howon
on account of inaccuracies in dates and nd
the description of places this novel novelcould novelcould novelcould
could not have been written by b Scott
but the authorship remains a mystery mysteryPays msteryPays mysteryPays
Pays 30000 for Forged Collection CollectionThe CollectionTbe CollectionThe
The prince of literary forgers as re regards regards regards ¬
gards quantity also 180 hails from France FranceThis FranceThIs FranceThis
This was VrainDenis Lucas the son of ofa ofa ofa
a a peasant who after providing certain certainclasses certainclasses certainclasses
classes of people with more or Iesaspu Iesaspurious less le spu spurious spurious ¬
rious pedigrees pedl rees perpetrated one of the themost themost themost
most colossal colo 8al literary frauds of the thenineteenth thenineteenth thenineteenth
nineteenth century by successfully succe full palm palmIng palmIng palmIng
Ing oft 27320 forged letters of ancfent ancfentand ancfentand ancent ancentand
and eminent men to M I Charles a 8 man manof manof manof
of world worldwIde wide reputation as a 8 geometrician geometri geometrician geometrician ¬
cian and astronomer who paid Lucas Lucasnearly L Lucasnearly ca canearly
nearly 90000 for the collection collectionLucas collectlonLucu collectionLucas
Lucas false letters Included sonic sonicirom somefrom sonicfrom
from the apostles from Pluto Pliny Phn PhnLazaru
Lazarus and Mary Magdalene And yet yetM yetM et etu
M u Chasles did not consider it extra extraordinary oxtraordlnary extraordinary ¬
ordinary that these worthies wrote on onpaper onpaper onpaper
paper and In the French language Ul Ultimately Ultimately ¬
timately his eye eyes were opened and Lucas Lu Lucas Lucas ¬
cas was arrested and sentenced enten ed to two twoyears twoyears twoyears
years imprisonment imprisonmentFonnosan ImprisonmentFormosan ImprisonmentFormosan
Formosan Fraud FraudThe FraudThe FraudThe
The wellknown story of Psalmana Psalmanazar Psalmanazar Psalmanazar
zar the Famous Formosan shows how howeasily howeaslly howeasily
easily the public can bo imposed upon uponn uponIn
In n regard to literature This remarka remarkable remarkable remarkable ¬
ble Individual made his appearance in inLondon inLondon n nLondon
London early in the eighteenth century centuryclaimed centulYcl centuryclaimed
claimed cl lmed to be a native of Formosa and andwrote andwrote andwrote
wrote In Latin his very singular uDe uDescription Description De Description ¬
scription of FormosaThe Formosa FormosaThe FormosaThe
The book which was a a pure concoc concoction concoction concoction ¬
tion did not deceive anybody but for formany formany formany
many years ears its author remained an anobject nnobject anobject
object of faith and charity to a a consid considerable consIderable considerable ¬
erable section of his adopted country countrymen countrymen countrymen ¬
men He repented however of his
fraud and his life ended with the theteem es esteem esteem ¬
teem of manji man manwhile while Dr Johnson spoke spokeof spokeof spokeof
of him as the best man he ever knew
But who Psalmanazar really was re remains remains remains ¬
mains to this day a literary secret secretEven sccreLEven secretEven
Even more audacious perhaps was as asthe
the attempt of an Irish Iriclergyman Iriclergymanflamed clergyman clergymannamed clergymannamed
named Bccles ccles a resident of Battt BathY who whotoward whotoward whutoward
toward the end of the eighteenth century cen century century ¬
tury claimed to have written A Man Manof Mallof Manof
of Feeling Feellnga a work by Henry Mack Mackenzie Mackenzle Mackenzie ¬
enzie often Included In the popular re raprlnts reprintS reprints
prints printS of today Eccles in order to sus sustain sustain sustain ¬
tain his claim actually transcribed the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole work making the usual blots blotserasures blotserasures blotserasures
erasures and additions to give the themanuscript themanuscript themanuscript
manuscript a plausible appearance of oforiginality oCoriglnallt oforiginality
originality Curiously enough although althoughthe nlthoughthe althoughthe
the publishers repudiated Eccles claim claimthey claimthey claimthey
they commenting upon the turfiess turflessgrave turflessgraveof grave graveof graveof
of Eccles suggested that a stone boar boaring bOlirIns boarInn
Ins Inn the inscription Beneath this stone stoneThe stoneThe stonerho
The Man of Feeling lies should be besubscribed belubscribed besubscribed
subscribed for forWatch forWatch forWatch
Watch for a City CityRandlo CityRandle CityRandle
Randle Highlands HighlandsRefreshing HighlandsRefreshing HighlandsRefreshing
Refreshing Delicious Dessert DessertC DesscrtC
C S pure cream Ice Cream Druggists DruggistsSPEGIAL DruggistsTHIS DruggistsTHIS
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Gold Crowns CrownsAMALGAM CrownsAMALGAM CrownsAMALGAM
Boars S to S S Sunday 10 to 1 Gas odmlnlctered
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From th the Philadelphia Record RecordI
ICentralAmericans Central Americans Lose LoseTheir L LoseTheir se
Their Summer Wasted WastedAssistant WastedAssistant WastedAssistant
Assistant Secretary Bacon Goes Away on onVacation onVacation onVacation
Vacation and Diplomats Who Tried to toEvolve toEvolve toEvolve
Evolve Peace Plans Must Wait
Central American diplomats who have havebraved havebraved havebraved
braved the heat of a Washington sum summer summer summer ¬
mer and remained d at their posts until untilthe untfithe untilthe
the August do dog days in the Interest Intere t of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their countries countrl and the peace of all Cen Central Central Central ¬
tral America have b been en given the slip slipby sUpby slipby
by Assistant Secretary scretar Bacon Ba oR and now nowfor nowI nowfor
for six week Ui thw there r l is no prospect of oftheir ortheir oftheir
I their accomplishing anything although althoughthey atthouht althoughthey
they t ey still t1l1 may ma fe feel l duty bound to remain remainin remaJnV remainin
in Washington V lngton and not t enjoy a vaca vacation vae vaetlon vacation ¬
tion on mountain tope tOps or at the sea seashorc se ses seashore
shore s shoreHaving shorcHaving or orHa1ng
Having again n started the ball rollinglast rolling rollinglast
last week looking to a 8 convention to be beheM beheld
held preferably In Washington for the theadoption theadoption theadoption
adoption of a treaty tro ty guaranteeing per permanent permanent permanent ¬
manent peace to all Central America Americathe Amerlcathe Americathe
the diplomats proposed to take the mat matter matter matter ¬
ter up in n earnest e rneet with the State De Department DepIlrtment Department ¬
partment this week to see what can be beacoomplf beacoompll beaccomplisbd
acoomplf accomplisbd accomplisbdMisses hed hedMisses d dMisses
Misses Secretary Bacon BaconSenor BaconSenor BaconSenor
Senor Mejla lejia the newest member of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Central American official group In InWashington InVasblngton n nWashington
Washington whose arrival last spring springhad 8ng 8ngbd swinghad
had a great ret deal to do with cessation cessationof
of hostilities between b tween Nicaragua Salva Salvador S Salva3or Jva Jvaor ¬
dor or and Honduras called at the State StateDepartment StateDepartment StateDepartment
Department late yesterday ye terday afternoon to totalk totalk totalk
talk the situation over with Mr Bacon BaconBut BaconBut BaconBut
But the minister was as doomed to disap disappointment disappointment disappotntment ¬
pointment for the Assistant Secretary Secretaryof
of State left the State Department a ahalf ahalf ahalf
half hour before the ministers arrival arrivalHe arrhaHe arrivalHe
He went to New York where after atterconference a aconference aconference
conference with 1th Secretary Root con concerning concernIng concerning ¬
cerning affairs of the department he hewill hewill
will 111 go on a 8 holiday of live or six weeks weeksin weeksin weelesin
in the West WestTh WestThe Vest VestThe
Th The Central C ntral American Am lcan diplomats were wereinformed wereInformed wereinformed
informed last we week k that Mr Bacon BaconFENDER BaoonFENDER BaconMAN
E A Hutchinson of 127 W street streetnorthwest streetnorthwost streetnorthwest
northwest and A A M I Butler of 230 New NewJersey NewJersey NewJersey
Jersey avenue northwest were struck strucklate struckJate strucklate
late yesterday ye terday afternoon by a west westbound westbound westbound
bound Bureau of Engraving car on E Ebetween Ebetween Ebetween
between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Fourteenthstreets Fourteentbstreets Fourteenthstreets
streets streetsThe streetsThe streetsThe
The two men were crossing the street streetand streetand streetand
and according accordingto to 0 the statements of both bothdid bothld bothdid
did ld not see the car or hear any warning warningbell warningbell Warningbell
bell Mr Hutchinson said that the first firsthe firsthe firsthe
he knew kne of its approach was on hearing hearingsome hearIngsome hearingsome
some one cry Look out He immedi immediately Immedlatoly immediatoly ¬
atoly jumped and was w caught by the thefender thetender thefender
fender and carried several feet Mr MrButler MrButler olr olrButler
Butler was as struck at the name time but butwas butwas butwas
was thrown forward about fifteen feet feetBoth feetBoth feetBoth
Both men were able to walk to Emer Emergency Emergency Emorgency ¬
gency Hospital where their bruises bruiseswere bruIseswere bruiseswere
were treated It was stated there that thatMr thatMr thatMr
Mr Hutchinson has suffered a a slight slightcontusion slightcontusion slightcontusion
contusion of the back and a scalp scalpwound scalpwound scalpwound
wound and that Mr Butler had sus sustained 5UStalned sustained ¬
tained a number of slight bruises Both Bothmen Both Bothmen Bothmen
men are employed empl yed at the Government GovernmentPrinting
Printing Office OfficeU OtrlceU OfficeU
U S Asks Trade Discounts DiscountsWith DiscountsIth DiscountsWith
With Ith the th contract that has Just been beenlet bee1let beenlet
let by the Printing Office for the ensu ensuing ensuInS ensuing ¬
ing year the Government has placed placedcertain pl placedcertain ctd ctdcertain
certain restrictions on the contractors contractorsTho contrkatomThe contractorsThe
The usual trade discounts will iI1 be de demanded demanded demanded ¬
manded and the heavy hekv rolls of paper paperwill laperwflt paperwill
will have to be protected by heavy
wooden heads placed on each end of
the roll This will mean Quito a a large
saving to that department for the year yearPositively yearSICK enr enrSICK
Positively cured ty tyIN
t these so Litt10 pm pmfil PfI1s PfI1sThey
fil L 1 They nlso relieve
IN i c i ovi Distress Distrcasalsofrom Distrcasalsofrompepsia
from Dya DysSTTLE Dyaand
kpd8indl kpd8indlI pepsia p81a IndI e8t1on e8t1onand
and Too Henrt7 H rt rtSating
EatinG A pertee perteen t tromedy
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II n e as Nausea Nauseab a
PILRS b Drowsiness Ba4 ad
I Taste in the Mouth
I Coated Tongue Ton g U e
Pain In the Side
They regulate the Bowels Purely veg vegstable +
table stableSmall tableSmall tableSmall
Small PHI Small Dose Small Price PriceITTIE PriceCARTERS PriceGenuine
CARTERS ARTERSIfTil Genuine Genui a Mu Must Bear BearBITTtE
ITTIE ITTIEIVER FaoSirailo Signature SignaturolVEB SignatureREFUSE Sl naturo naturoaVER
would leave this coming Wednesdayand Wednesday Wednesdayand edne day dayand
and they were of the Impression thathi that thathis thathis
his hi absence would be but temporary temporaryThis temporaryThJ temporaryThis
This ThJ situation puts them entirely entlrel In the thedark therlark thedark
dark for in the absence ahHA < e of Secretary
Root and as Mr lr Bacon has handled handledthe bandIedthe handledthe
the Central American situation Bitu Uon all allalong aUalong allalong
along there t re remains nothing for them
to do but wait waitRoot waltRoot waitRoot
Root Delays Mexican Trip TripTh TripThe TripThe
Th The latenas laten lateness of Secretary etAry Roots Root ro roturn rotirn roarn
turn arn also is disappointing to these dip dip1000ts ¬
lomats They had understood he would wouldvisit wouldvJ8It wouldvisit
visit Mexico early in September Septe r but it itdeveloped ItdeveJ itdeveloped
developed deveJ d today that th the Secretary of ofState ofState ofState
State is planning his visit for not notearlier noterJler notearlier
earlier than the lt of October It was wasstated Wasstated wasstated
stated at th the department that he pro proposes prop proposes ¬
poses p ses to arrive arrh In Washington from his hissummer hiss hismmmer
summer s mmer home at Clinton where he has hasbeen haan hasbeen
been n since early in July on September Septemoor3Ii
25 and after remaining here a 8 few days daysto daysto daysto
to take up some Important questions questionsh
h will proceed proc to Mexico No itinerary itineraryhas IUneraryhAs itineraryhas
has yet been arranged for this thl visit visitand vltCtand visitand
and it is not yet et known just what hat places placesMr placesor placesMr
Mr or Root will visit llIIt while in the ad adjoining adjoining d djoining ¬
joining country It Is understood that thathe thathe thathe
he will be gone from Washington uhlngtontween be brtween between ¬
tween two and three weeks which will willgive willgive 111 111give
give him ten to twelve days in Presi President Prosldent President ¬
dent Dlaz land landBut landBut landBut
But It t is considered extremely doubt doubtful doubtful doubtful ¬
ful if Secretary Root will ill care to go goInto goInto gointo
Into the question formally with the dip ¬
lomats Imnats here h r with a view of going ItOln over overIt overIt overit
It with President Diaz Doubtless however how however however ¬
ever the subject of peace in Central CentralAmerica CentralAmerica CentralAmerica
America would not be tabooed upon upontheir upontht1r upontheir
their meeting In the meantime the thefour thetour thefour
four ministers Senor > Mejia of Salva Salvador S18wr Salvador ¬
dor < Senor Calvo of Costa COBt Rica Senor SenorCorea SenorCorea SenorCores
Corea of Nicaragua and nd Senor Toledo Toledoof Toledof Tbledaof
of Guatemala will have to bide their theirtime thetrtime theirtime
time timeIN timet
t I
Postmaster Barnes encourages economy econ economy econom ¬
omy om in the use of the telephone service servicebv serviceb servicebg
bv b bg publishing pubUshl g quarterly a comparative comparativeI comparativestatement
I statement iatement of the cost of the ser service s nIce 1ce In Inthe Inth inthe
the th various divisions of the city post postoffice postofi postoffice
office ofi e and at the different substations substationsThe substatlomcThe substationsThe
The report for the quarter ended endedJune endc endcJune endedJune
June 30 after careful audit udlt and correction correc correction cOJrectlon ¬
tion has been posted and shows a de decrease dt dtcrease decrease ¬
crease from the th previous quarter or ornUs
51418 31418The 51418The nUsTho
The total amount expended by the of office office office ¬
fice for telephone service for the three threemonths threemontbs threemonths
months Is 18222 182 The phone in the thepostmasters thepoIft thepostmasters
postmasters poIft n8sters room cost S15S2 1552 15S The high highest highest highest ¬
est amount expended was S27 > > 1 in the de delivery deUCl dolivery ¬
livery UCl division The special delivery
divirlon rcmes in for the prize r having havinga
a bill of only 736 736EDMONSTONS i36EDMONSTONS
Home H 0 m e of 0 f the t h e Original OriginalFOOT OriginalFOOT OriginalFOOT
FOOT FORM Boots and andOxfords andOxfords andOxfords
Oxfords for Men Women and andChildren andQi andChildren
Children ChildrenOpen ChildrenOpen
Qi QiOpen s
Open Until 6 p m Saturday SaturdayHome Saturdaytlome Saturdayome
Home HomeComfort tlomeComfort ome omeComfort =
Comfort ComfortShoes ComfortShoes ComfortoeS
Shoes ShoesAbsolute ShoesThese oeS
Absolute Absolutefootease o ofootease
footease footeasefor footeasefor
for women womenThese o oThese
These HomeComfort Shoesfor Shoes Shoesfor Shoesfor
for Women are well made of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the softest Philadelphia kid on onlasts onlasts onlasts
lasts that assure as ure absolute foot footease footease footease
ease They are shown in Con Congress Congress Congress ¬
gress and Lace Laceall all sizes and andall andall andall
all widths Youll get lots of ofcomfort ofcomfort ofcomfort
comfort out of a pair of ofthese ofW ofthese
these shoes s shoesPrice f fPrice
I I2 334 A F < st Phone
100 1334 r F 01 St Main r Phone PhoneMain 1911 9U
Floral Hill the beautiful home of Dr DrWiMam Drvntam DrWflfam
WiMam Lee White overlooking the wa waters waters waters ¬
ters of the Eastern Branch was thescene the thescenti thescenb
scene of merriment and good will yes yesterday yesterdey 8 8terJay ¬
terday afternoon and last night when whenseveral wbenseveral whenseveral
several hundred of th the owners friends friendsgathered frlendsgathered friendsgathered
gathered to congratulate him on having havingpassed havingpaNed havingpassed
passed hi his eightythird milestone milestoneAt
At SM J In the afternoon the guests gUe ts be bogan began began
gan to arrive Among thos those present presentwere presentwere presentwere
were not only the Intimate friends of the thefamily thefamJly thefamily
family but also large delegations from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the numerous fraternal organizations of ofwhich ofwhich o1which
which Dr White is a member Notable Notableamong Notableamnn Notableamong
amnn among th the these e was as Dr Starr the centen centenarian centenarian centenarlan ¬
arian who vied with ith his genial host in inyouthful InYouthful inyouthful
youthful vigor vigorSwinging vigorSwinging igor igorSwlnglnlt
Swinging lanterns were hung at dusk duskand duskthe duskand
and the soft glow from the candles as it itfell Ittell itfell
fell on the white dresses of the women womenand womenand Womenand
and their escorts rts as they gaily chatted chattedmost chattedon
on the greensward presented a a most mostnlshed mostpleasing mostpleasing
pleasing s spectacle tacle An orchestra ocche tra fur turnlshed
nlshed nished music on the lawn An Impromp Impromptu ¬
tu program of vocal ocal and instrumental instrumentalselections Instrumental1electlons instrumentalselections
selections was given by the guests late lateIn 18toin lateIn
In the evening Prof Richards was wascongratulating wucalled wascalled
called upOn and In a brief address ddros after aftercongratulating aftercongratulating
congratulating Dr White upon having havingreached ha1ngreeehed havingreached
reached his eightythird year he sug suggested BUSgested suggested ¬
gested that a resolution be passed an and andsent < < J Jsent J Jsent
sent to the District Commissioners call cIlinc callIna
inc Ina in for the the a erection of a new bridge bridgespanning brldesplmlnJ bridgespanning
spanning the Eastern Eastern Branch and named namedafter namedtter named namedater
after tter Dr D White WhiteDr WhiteDr hlte hlteDr
Dr William Lee White has been a aresident arosldent aresident
resident of the District for over thirty thirtyyears thirtyears thirtyyears
years ears having come to this city cU from fromKentucky fromKentucky
Kentucky in the hope of receiving cel1ng an anappointment anappointment anappointment
appointment from his brotherinlaw brotherinlawPrualdent brotherInIawPrbSldent brotherinlawPresident
President Ulysses Pension S Grant He e accepted accepteda
a post t In the t a Pension Office Otn < e but after afterserving afteren1nG afterserving
serving there for a number of years 08lB as asan asan asan
an examiner cx mlner he took charge of a small smallcampaign smallcampalgn smallcampaign
campaign paper In Maryland He re returned returned returned ¬
turned to Washington after this and andagain andata1n andagain
again went into the Pension Office Officewhere Omcewhere Officewhere
where he held an important position as aspension aspension aspension
pension examinerPrevious examiner examinerPrevious examinerPre10us
Previous to his coming to this city Dr DrWhite DrYhlte DrWhite
White served In the civil war as an anarmy anarmy anarmy
army supeon supeonFor 8Uieor1For sugeonFor
For Schools in South SouthThe SouthThe SouthThe
The Industrial Educational League Leaguegave Leasuesae Leaguegave
gave a a lawn Ja 0 fete last eVaning at the theDolly theDolly theDolly
Dolly Madison 1 > House Fourteenth street streetand streetandlassechusetts streetand
and andlassechusetts Massachusetts avenue northwest northwesttor northwesttorthe for forI forthe
I the benefit of the children of the poorer poorerciussos poorerOIbSSes poorerorhesog
ciussos in the Southern States In addi addition addition addition ¬
tion to the refreshments served sene during duringthe dUringthe duringthe
the evening a 8 program of music was wasenjoyed wasenjoyed wasenjoyed
enjoyed The proceeds will m go toward towardestablishing towardestablishing towardestablishing
establishing training schools In n the theSouth theSoutb theSouth
Protection for Your Silverware SilverwareThe S SilverwareThe verware verwareThe
The fire and burglarproof vaults aults of Union UnionTrust UnionTrust UnionTrustco1414F
Trust Trustco1414F Co 1414 F St offer exceptional exceptfonalstor exceptfonalstorage stor storage storage ¬
age facilities for silverware Wagons call callupon canupon callupon
upon rejuest No charge for cartage
Another epidemic of bicycle stealing stealingseems stealinGs stealingseems
s seems m8 to have begun in Washington WashingtonThat WashingtonThat WashingtonThat
That particular brand pf petty thieves thieveswho thieveswh thieveswho
wh who made so much trouble for the au authorities authorities authorities ¬
thorities several years ago o seem to tohave tohave tohave
have become rejuvenated r uvenated after a long longand longand longand
and quiet rest at the expense of the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment
Government with the result that local localbicycle localblccle localbicycle
bicycle repairers and men renting ma machines machines machines ¬
chines have made as many as four com complaints oomllalnts complaints ¬
plaints within the last twentyfour twentyfourhours twent twentyfourhours four fourhours
hours hoursSo hoursSo I ISo
So for ar the police have been unable to tocapture tocapture tocapture
capture any of the miscreants and a dil diligent diligent diligent ¬
igent search of the junk shops has failed
to bring any of the missing wheels to
light lightCharles lightCharles lightCharles
Charles T Hunter of 113 Pennsylvania Pennsylvaniaavenue Pennsylvnnlanvenue Pennsylvaniaavenue
avenue northwest was the first to re report report report ¬
port port He states that a a young colored
boy giving the name of Charles Brown Brownrunted Brownr Brownrented
rented r nted a wheel from him on Sunday and
is still renting it itSamuel ItSamuel itSamuel
Samuel Bass of 206 P street north northwest northwest northwest ¬
west reports the t he theft from his store storeof storeof storeof
of a maroon colored bicycle frame a apedal apedal apedal
pedal and a rubber tire tlre1 the total value valueto valueof valueof
of which he places at 6 He J8 unable unableto
to give any description de crlption tl of the thief thiefRobert thiefRobert
F tc 1f5treet 1f5treetnorthwGlt
Robert Smlthers I of 1403 it First street streetnorthwest streetnorthwest
northwest states that he rented a a wheel wheelto wheelto wheelto
to Clarence Davis on Sunday Mr MrSmlthers MrSmithers Mrmihers
Smlthers announced his willingness to towelcome towelcome towelcome
welcome Clarence back especially if he hewill hewllJ hewill
will kindly bring the wheel wheelThomas wheelThomas wheelThomas
Thomas Kleh of 700 Nineteenth street streetnorthwest streetnorthwest Streetnorthwest
northwest reported the loss of a blue bluewheel bluewheel bluewheel
wheel frame frameWOMAN frameWOMAN frameWOMAN
Rashly jumping from a a southbound southboundSeventh southboundSeventh southboundSeventh
Seventh street car which had taken fire flrefrom firefrom firefrom
from the underground trolley Mary MarySmith MarySmith MarySmith
Smith colored thirtysix years oC age ageof agcor ageof
of 400 I street northwest was Injured Injuredabout Injuredabout injuredabout
about the hip and side The woman was wastaken wstaken wastaken
taken to her home in an ambulance It Itwas Itwus Itwas
was stated today that bar condition is isnot Isnot isnot
not serious seriousCOLORED seriousCOLORED seriousCOLORED
Little hope Is entertained today for forthe forthe forthe
the recovery of Theodore Baker a sev sevenyearold Eevenyearold sevenyearold ¬
enyearold colored boy who It is IsseJd IsseJdwu said saidwas saidwas
was accidentally shot In the throat by bya bya
a 8 revolver In the hands of the childs childselovsnyearold childsfleenyearold chlidselevenyearold
elovsnyearold cousin Wallace Car Carter CArter Carter ¬
ter Wallace was visiting the Baker Bakerhome Bakerhome Bakerhome
home near RockvHIe The two children childrenwere chlldr childrenwere n nwere
were In n a a room upstairs Ul ta1rs when one of ofth oftbttm ofthem
them th m obtained the weapon eMpon from a a bu bureau bureau bureau
reau drawer drawerTh drawerTb4t drawerThe
Th The Carter boy was holding the re revolver reolver revolver ¬
volver when It wax suddenly flu < 1denly discharg discharged dlsehuGtd ¬
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from the wound in his throat Tho boy boywas boywu boywas
was hurried hUrI to the th Georgetown Uni University 11verslty University ¬
versity Hospital and up upto to noon today lode lodehe
he had not regained r alDed consciousness consciousnessYOUTH oonsclousneesYOUTH consciousnessYOUTH
Asserting that he had swallowed a aquantity aquanUty aquantity
quantity of Indian hemp b mp by mistake mistakeand mistakeand mistakeand
and that he was as suffering intense agony agtmyas agonyas agonyas
as a result of the poison a seventeen seventeenyearold 8eenteenyearold seventeenyearold
yearold white boy giving the name of ofRaymond orRaymond ofRaymond
Raymond McArthur was treated at the theEmergncy theEmersency theEmergency
Emergency Hospital last night The Thodoctors Ttodoctor Thedoctors
doctors however were unable to find findany findAny findany
any trace of poison In the boys boysstomach borsstomach boysstomach
stomach stomachMcArthur stomachMcArthur stomachMcArthur
McArthur rushed Into the Arlington Arlingtonpharmacy Arlingtonphannacy Arlingtonpharmacy
pharmacy Vermont avenue and H Hstreet Hstreet Hstreet
street shortly before 8 oclock and told toldone toldone toldone
one of the clerks he had taken thepoisdn the thepoison thepols
poison pols n He was carried to the hospital hospitalIn
In an ambulance The boy refused to togiye toJIJe tog
giye g lye his address or say anything about abouthimself abouthfil116 aboutrself
himself hfil116 rself The doctors say he was as suffering suf suffering su suedng ¬
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