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rFairandcolder Fair and Colder Fair Tonight TonightMonday h ht n t1frn t m SunUC Sunday Y Ev Evening EveningEDITION Eveningi n g
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NUMBER 6567 WASHINGTON V ASHINGTON SUNDAY Y EVENING DECEMBER D CE ER 26 1909 PRICE ONE ON CENT
PINCHOT THROWS THROWSGAUNTLET THROWSGAUNTLET
GAUNTLET DOWN DOWNBEFORE DOWNI
I BEFORE BEFOREHIS HIS FOES FOESChief FOESIt FOESChief
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Chief Forester in New Ro Rochelle Rochelle Rochelle
chelle Speech Predicts PredictsFinish PredictsFinish PredictsFinish
Finish Fight FightDECLARES FightDECLARES FightDECLARES
DECLARES SERVICE SERVICEHAS SERVICEHAS SERVICEBROKEN
HAS HASMolds BROKEN NOLAW NOLAWHolds NOLAWHolds NO LAW
Holds Officials Should Do All AllPermissible AUPermissible AllPermissible
Permissible Not Merely Mer ly What WhatIs WhatIs Whatt
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Is Obligatory ObligatoryNEW ObligatoryNEV ObligatoryNEW
NEW ROCHELLE N Y Dec Dec26nThe Dec26rThe
26nThe 26 The American people have haveevidently haveevidently haveevidently
evidently made up their minds that thatour thatour thatour
our natural recourses shall be con conserved conrved conrved ¬
served rved But for whose wh who e benefit benefitFor benefitFor benefitFor
+ For the benefit of the few or the theprofit theprofit theprofit
profit of the many The great greatconflict greatconflict greatconflict
conflict now being fought will de dedde decIde dedde
dde ddeIn
In these words Gifford Pinchot PinchotChief PinchotChief PinchotChief
Chief of the Forest Service of the thenational thenational thenational
national government in an address addressthis addressthis addressthis
this afternoon threw down the thegauntlet thegctuntlet thegauntlet
gauntlet to the opposition which is isfighting isfi isffghting
fighting fi hting to oust him and his pro program program program
gram of conservation conservationMr
Mr Pinchots reference to the thegreat thegreat thegreat
i
great conflict now being fought is isthe isthe isthe
the declaration that he recognizes recognizesthe
the contest as a very real one in inwhich inwhich inwhich
which the stake is big and in which whichas
as he made perfectly clear in the thecourse thecourse thecourse
course of his address he expects to tofight tofight tofight
fight to the finish finishWO finishNO finishNO
NO NAMES MENTIONED MENTIONEDMr
11 < Mr Plnobot spoke before the thePeoples thoPeoples thePeoples
Peoples Forum drum of this town He Hedid Hedid Hedid
did not mention by name any of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the forces that are antagonizing antagonizinghim
him and his policy > rut he said saidsomo saidsomo saidsumo
somo things th1ngadohwitre swloh 0 wi re quite as aspointed aspointed aspointed
pointed as if he fca hand mentioned mentionednames meaUoned meaUonednames iheationodnames
names namesIt namesIt namesIt
It is Is the honorable distinction distinctionhe
he declared d clarod earnestly oarnbUo > of the For Foreat Forest Forest
est Service that It hs bfs been more moreconstantly moreconstantly moreconstantly
constantly more violently flolentl and andmore andmore andmore
more bitterly attacked by the therepresentative therepresentaUvo therepresentaUvos
representative of the special intor intorcBts Intorests interests
ests in rocont years than any other otherGovernment otherGovernment otherGovernment
Government bureau And again againIngenious asalnIngenious 1n 1nIngonioul
Ingenious Attacks AttacksThe AttacgUThD AttackaThe
UThD The more successful auoo lul we have been beenIn beenin bee beeIn n
In preventing land grabbing g and thesorption the ab abGorpUon absorptIon
sorptIon or water power by the special specialInterests epeelaltntereets epecbainterests
Interests the more Inf I tnEenlouts entouc en the thedevious more moredevious moredmoua
devious and the more dangerous dn roUl these theseattacks tbescattaclts theeattacks e
attaclts attacks have booeme A favorite one oneto to toto Jato
to assert that the Forest Service in It Iteal Its Itsteal I ILeal
teal eal for the public interest ha has play playducks played playedducks plaedc1uaks
ducks and drake wttfc whattne kh tke acts of ConeTesL Con Congress ConThe ¬
gress The fact to on the contrary that thatthe thatthe t h hservice
the service ha has had warrant of law for foreverythingit foreverything f feverything or
everything it b Naar ha done Aj And A nl d still UfI fur further futthor furThor ¬
thor We W hold It to be the lIt duty dutyof dut7c dut dutof y
yt
of c a public officer to obey the law Eu Euwe But Butwe Butwe t
we hold It to be hi his second duty and anddose a aclose ac1o
close c1o 8 second to do every everything tains the lawill law lawwill la lawill w
will let hhn do fr the public good JO d and andnot andnot an annot d
not merely merel what the law la w direct or orcompels orcompels o ocompels r
compels him to do deCountry doCountry c1 c1Couatry
Country Locet Property PropertyMr
Mr Finchot Iinchotpoke poke as a follows foiloweThe followsThe
4 The people of this country have tost tostvastly h to tovastly t tV
vastly V U3 more than they can ever r regaRby regain regainby raga ragaby n ntad
by gifts of public property forever forevetwithout orW and andwithoqt aadwltho
wltho without t charge to men who Rave Sethlug noth nothing nothing ¬
ing in return It is a true that we havmade have havexnado havemado e
made superb sup orb material progress unclethis under underthis underthla r rto
this system but it is a not well for us usContinued to toContinued toConttaued
Continued on Ninth Page PageWEATHER PaleWEATHER PageWEATHER
WEATHER REPORT REPORTThe REPORTIThe
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The western we tern storm Is central ee lral this thismoraine thlamlmln thIJynorninR
moraine oft Lone Lon Istand with heroin heroinetnr barometer rom romtPr ¬
eter tPr reading r 8cJlnc below twentynine Sac inches inchesand 11IeAnd
and high winds prevailed pr < < vane4 along the At Atlantic AtinnUc Atantic ¬
antic coast as tar south as Jacksonvole Jackson Jacksonville JackllonvIIIt ¬
vIIItSnow ville villeSnow voleSnow I
Snow continued generally over overmiddle the themiddle UMmiddle
middle and northern rlh rlhver district east eastthe flueM of ofthe oCthe i
the Mleetoalppi river ver with a hevy Cal fal1In CalIn fatfn 1
In southern New England cIa8d rand randtreater the thegreater u uJreat
greater Jreat r portion of the middle Atlantic AtlanticSUtee AtituIUeStato AUantStates k
States SUteeSnow StatoSnoW StatesSnow
Snow will conUnue tonight in th thLake the theLake tb8Lake e
Lake region and New England L and th thrnrthoraporLion the thernrthorn tbefnrthorn
rnrthorn rnrthoraporLion portion of the middle Atlantstates Atlantic Atlanticptate AtlanUftatefJ
states followed by generally nal1 fair fairweather talrVofath fa faweather lr
Vofath weather < < Monday MondayTemperatures MondayTemperatures ondayTemperature
Temperatures will 111 be below th the frees freesInc lr lrJnl farInc sea
Inc point tonight tonJ to < < ht t on the he east 11 Gulf QuI Gulfand coast coastand eoRatand
and in north Florida FloridaFORECAST lIJorklaFORECAST FloridaFORECAST
FORECAST FOR THE Th1 DISTRICT D1TRtCTi DISTRICTFair DI TRJCT TRJCTFair I
i Fair and coWer eow tonight tonightRbout tur turbout turabout e I
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Today Todaytttdt High tide 71 a L m and 7l7 7l7r 7rJ 7
r J m n lAw T tide 1 141 1 a L m and 144 1 p m mTomorrow IIITom raTomorrowsIgh
Tomorrow Tom TomorrowsIgh Cro Hteh lch tide S4I a it and andS ash
> S 37 7 p m I Low tide IM a m and AU < < 1M 1MCOMD1TIOK 231fl 2 2p M I
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COMD1TIOK OT THE Ti i WATT WATTIIARPERiz WATEJUR WATEJURHARPERS WATHARPERf
HARPERS FERRY W Vs V Dec DecPtr 26 26Ptnmar JS
Ptma Ptr ma < littlo muddy nllld and Shenandoatchar Shenandoah Shenandoahctilr t J I Icitar
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HEARTS HEARTSOFPARENTS OF PARENTS i iACHE
ACHE FOR MISSING MISSINGALMA
ALMA ALMAKELLNER ALMAKELLNERLouisville mm mmLouisville KELLNERI I i
Louisville Home Is Darkened DarkenedBy DarkenedBy DarkenedBY
By Mysterious Disa Disappear Disappearance Disippearance rPear rPearance ¬
ance of Child ChildSYSTEMATIC ChildSYSTEMATIC ChildSYSTEMATIC
SYSTEMATIC SEARCH SEARCHBRINGS SEARCHBRINGS
BRINGS BUT LITTLE LITTLEVarious LITTLEVarious LITTLEVarious
Various Rewards Offered for the theDaughter theDaughter theDaughter
Daughter Call Forth Responses ResponsesFrom ResponsesFrom i iFrom
From Many ManyBy ManyBy ManyBy
By ALLEN D ALBERT Jr JrCHRISTMAS JrHRISTbIAS JrC
I
CHRISTMAS doesnt meanmuch mean meanmuch j jmuch
much any more It isn isnt isntwhat isntwhat t twhat
C
what it used to be Every Bvefyji Everybody Bverybody
ji body is out for the dollarAid dollar dollarAnd dOIlarAnd
And this goodwillto goodwilltomen
men m en business you know kno what tttatj tttatjis tHat tHatIs thatis
is It is buying a lot of presents presentsyou presentsyou i iyOU
you cant afford and receiving ai ailot a alot alot
lot you dont want The day after afterBut afterBut
But wait a minute minuteEighteen minuteEighteen minuteEighteen
Eighteen days ago a little girl girlwalked girlwalked I Iwalked
walked out of her home dowrf in inLouisville inLouisville
I
Louisville to go to church She Shewas Sheas Shewas
was as not in any sense an unusual unusuallittle unusuallittle
little girl Her father held no high highoffice highoffice highoffice I
office None of us had ever heard heard1of heard i ioC
of her None of us would ever have haveknown hanknown havenown
known k nown how that morning she shestopped shestopped sitestopped
stopped in front of a drug store storeand storeand storeand
and rapped on the glass to attract at attract attract ¬
tract the attention of a kitten playins play playing playing ¬
ing in the show window windowBut windowBut
I
But this little girl did not come comeback comeback comeback
back And for more than two twoweeks twoweeks I Iweoks
weeks through all the season ofpeace of ofpeace I
peace on earth and good will 111 to tomen tomen tomen
men amongst all of us who are out outfor o outfor t tfor
for the dollar there has bean a ayearning aearnlng ayearning
yearning of hearts and an offering offeringof
of sympathy that would seem to tohave tohave tohave
have been designed to teach us what whatcroakers whatcroakers whatcroakers
croakers we are and that after all allChristmas allChristmas allChristmas
Christmas means more now than thanever thanover thanaver
ever before in Int Inth t the th history cit 11 Hi Hiworld 1J1Ai tiro Z
world worldIt worldIt
It Is s wonderful how the human humanheart unmanheart
heart bo heart rt can absorb such a teaching teachingand teachingand teachingand I
and yet not be altogether absorbed absorbed absorbedby j jby Iby
by it it I spent the past week oek In the j jcity I Icity lcity
city which lost this little girl The TheLouisville TheLouisville I ILouisvl11e
Louisville papers were filled with withdiscussion witndfscuNlon witttdiscussion
discussion and speculation and die diemay d dismay i imay
may about her The people were wereholding wereholding wereholding
holding meetings to pledge them themselves themloIve thornselves ¬
selves as searchers for her From Fromvolunteer Fromvolunteol Fromvolunteer
volunteer to governor everyone everyoneseemed eveljoniseemed everyoneseemed
seemed to respond to the ache in inhis Inhis inhis
his own breast for the parents parentswhose parentswhose parentswhose
whose Christmas tide had become becomeso I Iso
so overwhelmingly a season sea on of sor 8Orrow j jrow
row Young fathers held their kid klddies kiddies j jdies
dies close while the mothers wentfrom went wentfrom wentfrom
from counter to counter and andyoung andyoung
young mothers walking Fourth and andMarket andstreets andMarket
Market streets not only squeezed squeesedlittle squeezedlittle squoesedlittle
little hands in theirs but looked lookeddown j jdown
down every step or two to be sure 8urothoy surethey j jthey i
they were holding the chubby chubb fists ftatathat j
j i
that belonged there Worry and andapprehension andapprehenzlon
apprehension and sympathy were wereeverywhere wereevorywhere
everywhere to be noted Yet YetChristmas YetChri
Christmas Chri tmas promised to be glad for forthem
them all allas as the parents of the thelost thelot thelost
lost little girl would have it beWe be beWe beWe
We have had our Christmas Chrilltmaayou Chrilltmaayouand you youand
and I Unless something has been beenthe be beenthe on l I Ithe
the matter with MS ourselves it ithas I
has boon a time of happy giving givingand givingand I
and surprised receiving AVe Ve know knowthat knowthat I
that the croaking of two or three threeparagraphs throenaragraphs
paragraphs back is only a kind of ofshadow ofshadow I I
shadow to be lifted the moment the theleast theJeast theeast
least flicker of Christmas spirit en enters onters enters ¬
ters the heart Suppose we think thinkfor thinktor thinkfor
for a a little this Sunday after of ofthe ofthe
the Christmas Chri tmllli at fi07 East Broad Broadway BrOfldLouNlvIJJo Broadwar ¬
way Louisville We Vc may not re regret reret reEret ¬
gret ret it It
CHILDRENS FUTURE I I ITIE
TIE rTB family of the Keilnors in row rowvUIe
vllte has ha been blesnod ble ecl with the thegift UteKirt
gift of happtnese e Without riches rich 6r 6rJHtWer r rpower
power or surpassing achievement this thisfather th thfatber thisfather
father and lid mother have been hoe able lc to toHod tuaDd
aDd in the love they thO BOOT e r ouch other othersomething
I
something that riches rich nor power nor norsurpassing or
surpassing nK achlevvnent aeblev went alone can giveAnd give giveAnd at I
And ai in every properly regulatedAmerican regulated regulatedAmerican I
American family there have etme chil children ¬ i
lien to be causes of o happiness and andsncurors oastatfterers
sncurors 818 in I iu iuTwo il
Two of the youngsters Ouapt were re girls girlste girls1 girls1to
te grow w up and be like the mother The Thethird >
i
third was a bojnot boy not only to be like rife i ifather I Irathr
father but tit bear hie h is name Now if ifyou Ili
you hunt the country over you 7 tl will willhardly wtnhardly willhardly
hardly find a group of babies like these thewwithout thesewithout 1
without an attending group ol o aunts auntsuneias i
uneias uHl and grandparents to be dropping belropptngI droppingIn
In alter school hours and upsetting the thediscipline
discipline designed by the parentMinnie parent parentMlnnlo JfUen
Mlnnlo and Alma and Freddie ICellner ICellnerhad
had their full quota Hardly two block blackrdown blockdown bI cb I
down the strfat lIU t were Grandmother 1 KeU KeUner eil eilner
ner an uncle and an aunt The moth mothers mothera ¬ I In
ers n sister l ter Mis Lizzie Weitzel lived at atlrvtstlaAcl 1
lJlUnucJ vu fJLHth Iaia
J
Strangely Disappears I
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ALMA KELLNER
ORGANIST CHECKS CHECKSPANlG CHECKSPANIC
PANIC INCHUHGH INCHUHGHMiss IN CHURCB CHURCBMiss
Miss Nora Marquardt Con Continues Continues Continues ¬
tinues Playing Amid AmidSmoke AmidSmoke AmidSmoke
Smoke and Flames Flames9T
9T T LOUIS Mo Dec MWUb flame flameand IlluDeand liaiseand
and smoke burning through the tbet beside boardcat
at t her feet when MI overheated overb furnace furnaceset umace umaceset
set lire to the floor of t the Immanufel ImmanufelEvangelical ImmanUt71EYanSe11caJ ImmaauelEvangelical
Evangelical Lutheran Church Cb b EaR 8C 8CLouis litLouitr AtLouis
Louis Miss Nora Marquardt the organ organist orpaiet organist ¬
ist early today checked a panto among among3W amo amo30i
3W worshipers wor hlpera by b keeping JJn her seat t and andcontinuing andcontinuing ad adcontlnuln
continuing contlnuln to play a sacred ered air airAs AIrA airAs
As A the stroke poured into the audi auditorium audJtorhim auditorlum ¬
torium and the flames Jlam swept through throughthe
the floor numbers JrI mbel1J of the congregation congregationjumped oongncatioftjumped congregationjumped
jumped tc 1 ilelr feet and wee about to torush toru torush
rush ru h out of the existsFearing exists existsFearing exIBtsFearing
Fearing many of them would be insured In Injured inJured ¬
jured the minister caught the ears of ofthe Ofthe ofthe
the leader and nd urged u them to totheir resume resumetheir resumetheir
their seats declaring deelari then would then thenbe thenbe
be no danger dangerAt
At A t the same time he nodded to Mias JIb JIbrq s
Marquardt rq ua rflt to continue playing playl the thehymn thehjmn thehymn
hymn she be staged Just before the Are flrewas ftrewu Arewas
was noticed The commanding tones to e ofthe of ofthe ofUte
the minister and the courage eouraceot of toe or organist orIJanlBt organist ¬
ganist won the admiration of the con eongregatlon congregation ocnretat ¬
gregation retat Ion and nd the threatened panicwas panic panicwas panloWU
was avoided A avoidedENTIRE voidedENTIRE j jENTIRE
ENTIRE FAMILY FAMILYAT FAMILYAT
AT DEATHS DOORFather DOOR DOORFather
Father and an Sister of WouldBe WouldBeSuicide VYouldBeSuicide fa > uWBe uWBeSuicide
Suicide in Serious SeriousCondition SeriousCondition
Condition ConditionKINT ConditionKlNGWlON ConditionKINGSTON
KINT KINGSTON TON N H Dec 2 28The Th at attempted attempt attempted ¬
tempted tempt suicide of Miss MI Margaret Mar Marrhali Xarphall Marehall
ehall rhali the young 7GUIl < < newexner newsr > per writer who whofe whodyln
1 fe dying dyln In Norfolk Va from poisoning poiaoningand pOlncROO poisoningand
and three bullet wounds oound may coat cOlI the thelife thelire thelire
lire of her aged father Herbert W WMarshall wYantbaU WMa
Ma Marshall hall of this town who left a sick sickbed eackI sickbed
bed I to IC go o to his hi daughters dhtPr side sideWord aidtVord sideWord
Word was w received here today thatMiss that thatMI
Miss MI Ethel Marshall an elder sister of ofMargaret ofJ ofMargaret
Margaret J ret is dying dyln at a Newark N N1 N1hospital J JhOllplt1Ll
hospital from typhoid fever
BITTERNESS SHOWN SHOWNrOREGAN SHOWNFGREQANBYDANES
rOREGAN FGREQANBYDANES FGREQANBYDANESAmerican BlDANES BlDANESAmerican
American Minister Said to toBe toBe toBe
Be UN Non on Grata for Pre Presenting Presenting Presenting ¬
senting Dr Cook CookNtTW CookN1rw
NtTW YORK Dec JS ZThe Tn The New York YorktJII Yo YoTlnits j jTimes
Times this tJII morning printed the followIng follow following followInw ¬
ing cablegram cahl from Copenhagen CopenhagenThe Co n nn1
The n1 e rkltettle to which the Danes have havebeen havebeet I
been bee exposed tDIIM Md by the Ceok flasee Aaaoemace has hasmaoe Aumacse 1
mace the u whole nation very bitter bitterIn bllterIn bitterIn
In connection with this tht feeling Untf Minlater Min Minister Mlal ¬
later l t4r Kgan is nowdistinctly now distinctly persona p6no n ngran non nongrata noncrat on
grata at the Danish court courtCook courtCook courtCook
Cook was formally presented to the theKing theKine th thKing e
King by Mr Egan and IU d It was w under understood undertoocI understood ¬
stood toocI the monarch would not agree to toreceive torecelv8 t treceive o
receive him until assured ed of his h ofA ofATSCOFnllloa official officialrecognition otfte181retOFulUon seal
recognition by his own Government GovernmentCook GovernmentCOOk GovernmentCook
Cook received no official recognition recognitionfrom recognitionfrom recognlttofrom n
from the United States and the care carefully careCuUy carefully ¬
fully worded telegram tele < < ram of President Taft Taftcongratulating T Tcongratulating ratcoulP1 alt
coulP1 congratulating Alath1g him on his exploit was wasnot w wnot 18Dlt as
not seriourty considered by the Danish DanishKing Dani DaniaKing h hKlnl
King as a anything like official officialKing otftda1KinK offidaLKing
King Christians reception of o Cook i ia III IIIa ia s
a m tare > re point with the Danes almost almostequally abnoetequally alrnorequally t
equally with the stigma lI ma on the univrtsity uni university unlsity ¬
versity sity The whole nation is I now ask asking ukIne askIng ¬
ing itself bow and why such unbounded unboundedfaith unboundedfaJtb unboundfaith ed
faith was placed ed In Cooks Mwertkxa sasertloahe that thathe thathe
he had discovered the pole With the theMt thet th thMt e
Mt t McKinley affair looming in th thbackground the thebackground thebackground e
background the awakening a of o the Danes Danesis DtLneis Dan Danis es
is still more poignant poignantLooking pollfnaAtLooking poignantLooking
Looking For a Scapegoat ScapegoatThe Scapa = oat oatThe
The nation is it looking Jookln for a ncapegoat CApe scapegoat I CApeaoat ¬
goat and Mr Egan seems to have been beenpicked beenpdced bee I Ipicked
picked out to fill this thi role They TheYbave TheYbave4Jready have havealready havalready e
already publicly pilloried Sverdrup Ro Reaid Roald Roald
ald Amundsen A Norman Hanson and andKnud andKftud a aKnud
Knud Hasinussen HasinussenIt ltAamua en enIt
It > is II only a question of o a short time timenow timenow tim timnow e
now till th the name of Dr Cook will willstruck m be bestruck belruek
struck from the role of honor of th thuniversity the theuniversity lheIIIIlvemty e
university here hereIn hereIn
In al the th history tt8try f of this famous in inMtttution Inethution
Mtttution no tdmtlar action has ever evern er
been n taken and methods meth are now under
dlncupsian as to how Cooks Cook degree of o
Doctor Honoris Causa Can shall btake be taken n
from hi hhr hhrThf hlrrThe IT ITThe
The detail of the > reception of tho thoook th e
Cook < ook report rf > port by the consistory have Just JustContinued jutltContinued Joe JoeContinued t
Continued on Second Page
BANKS WILL 1LL MAKE MAKELARGER MAKEPAYMENTS
LARGER PAYMENTS PAYMENTSTO
I
TO SHAREHOLDERS SHAREHOLDERSSevenal
Several Institutions IncreaseAnnual Increase IncreaseAnnual IncreaseAnnual
Annual Rate Following FollowingProsperous FollowingProsperous FollowingProsperous
Prosperous Year Y ar
747025 IN DIVIDENDS DIVIDENDSTO
TO T BE DISTRIBUTED DISTRIBUTEDBeginning DISTRIBUTEDBeginning DISTRIBUTEDBeginning
Beginning of New Year Will FindBig Find FindBig j i ji jBig
Big Gains Made in Prices Pricesof Pricesof
of Stock StockBy StockBy StockBy
By I A FLEMINGWashington FLEMING FLEMINGWashington FLEMINGWaeldllgwn
Washington banks and bankers haveenjoyed have haveenjoyed haveenjoyed
enjoyed a a most prosperous year Dur During DurIng During ¬
ing the first six months of 1940 191 the thebanks th thbanks the thebanks
banks were not able to lend their funds fundsto tundsto
to o as good advantage as a they wouldhave would wouldhave wouldhaTe
have liked but the last six months of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the year found a material Improvement Improvementin
in the demand and an appreciable advance ad advance adsnce ¬
vance in rates on loess so that the theyear therear theyear
year averaged well wellA wellA wellA
A number of the fiscal institutions institutionshave tnatltutonshave institutonshave
have Increased their capital stock or orwill orwlU orwill
will do so at the January meeting meotln of ofshareholders otshareholders ofshareholders
shareholders Three new banks have haveentered haveentered haveentered
entered the t 18 field and all appear tobe to tobe tobe
be making good headway This list listincludes list11lcludo listincludoe
includes the District Di trlct National the theIark theJark thelark
lark Savings and the Provident Sav Savings SavIngs Savings ¬
ings ingsSome IngsSome ingsSome
Some banks have decided < < to pay paytheir paythlr paytheir
their shareholders larger annual dis distributions d dtributlou distributloire ¬
tributions and others win follow followProbably followProbably followProbably
Probably the best commentary on the thesuccessful thesucce
successful succe sfnl banking industry in Washington Wa Wash Washington k ¬
te s found in the steadily in increasing Increa increasing ¬
creasing crea lng demand for bask share sbr and andthe andthe andthe
the sharp advances advan oa in prices pricoQ The Theaverage Tbeaverage Theaverage
average was about 10 a share while whilein
in the case of the American Security Securityand Securityand urlty urltyAnd
and Trur t there was wa a 545 4 45 a share ad advance advance advance ¬
vance The Commercial C < mmerelaJ National ad advanced advanced advanced ¬
vanced 16 and the Union Trust 19the 19 19the 19the
the Riggs National nl tS the National NationalCity NatlonalCity NationalCity
City 20 and the United States Stat Trust
20 0 a share shareThe shareThe shareThe
The Merchants and Mechanics gain gained gained gained ¬
ed 11 These The e figures are based on onthe onthe onthe
the bid prices of 01 a year ago and lat latFriday 1aJJtFrIday lastFriday
Friday on the local Exahange ExahangeReasons TxahangeReasons txahangReasons
Reasons For Gains GainsWhore GainsWhOZOG GainsWhore
Whore the big gala gal galnude hpv hpvshade fea sj sjAmerican >
nude j hsre wa wastsp wastspAmerican Mi ftft ftftAmorlcan
American Security and Trust Company Com Company o opan ¬
pany pan have increased their dividend dividendfrom dividendfrom dividendfrom
from an S to 10 per cent basis TheUnited The TheUnited TheUnit
United Unit ttate Trust has hA gone on a 1 1or 6 bpor
3 por > er cent baste ba 15 The Riggs National Nationalhas NationalA Nationalhas
has A almost reached re ebtHl the mark set for forsurplus forsurplu forsurplus
surplus limit and Ad thereafter ttte dlvfdead divi dividend dh1flood ¬
flood payments will be materially materl lly
increased increasedAll f creased creasedAU
All bank shares 8 rea without exception exceptionare I
are selling lelJtn far above their book value valueand valueand I
and in this respect th the confidence of
investors is 1 emphaticay cmph tlcay shown Thedividend The Thedividend Thedividend
dividend plus confidence and nd an as assurance assurance aso ¬
surance of o safety make the national nationalbanks nationalanks
banks savings banks and Del trust tru t com companies COInJ8nle companies ¬
panies J8nle shares attractive investments investmentsyield InveMmefttajield Investmentsyield
yield or return on investment being beingmade beingmAde
made of secondary MCOnda consideration to tosafety tosatetYand tosafety
safety satetYand and prospective Incroc increase ea In val values vallIeL ¬
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meats in public utilities etc etcWashington etcWiUJbln
Washington WiUJbln < < ton Is a peculiar city In rrore rroreways tT re reways
ways than one Oft It i is a city of or the very verypoor verypoor verypoor
poor a city of wage earners a city of ofvery otvery
very rich and of medium m dlum welltodo Itfe It Itfs
is a city where the people who can canleave canleave
leave their business bu lne8 and those tlao e who have haveno
no business Ine to leave usually usuall go out of oftown oftown
town two or three months in
every everyyear everyyear everyyear
year spending their money elsewhere oteewnereIt ol ere ereIt
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paid out to wage earners by the United UnitedStates UnitedState UnitedStates
States Government and this thl vast sum sumcoming BUntoomlDA sumcoming >
coming out of the Treasury adds to the thedeposits thedepo
deposits depo lu of o the in bank materially and andto andto
to the prosperity and lid buying power of ofthe orthe
the people
Washington Capital CapitalThe I ITbe
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about JISWOOQO according to the reports re report reporta ¬
port 01 the Comptroller of the Cur Currency Currency Currency ¬
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d despite plt the fact that it is an expensive expensivecity exP6ftlllvecity
city to live Indplte in despite the number of ofthe aethe ofthe
the citys city poor poorIt poorIt
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largely because bceau e of the enormous activ activity 8 iv ivIty ivity ¬
ity in real estate and investments Invo tm and andbecause aMbeeaUM andbecause
because they also > ± get et their share of ofgeneral oreneral
general eneral deposits depositsIt depo lhl lhlIt
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VIOLENT STORM STORMIS
IS SWEEPING EAST EASTWITH EASTWITH
WITH HEAVY SNOW SNOWBlizzard SNOWBlizzard
Blizzard Through Washington ashl > g t on Goes on to Get e Complete CompleteGrasp CompleteGrasp CompleteGrasp
Grasp of New York and Boston Where Trans Transportation Trallsportatioll TIaASPortatioa ¬
portation Companies Are re Crippled CrippledSTARTS CrippledSTARTS CrippledSTART
STARTS Hf ARIZONA AND MOVES FASTNot FAST FASTNot FASTNot
Not a Train Has Reached Washington From New N e w York YorkSince YorkSince YorkSince
Since Midnight Midnightand and Conditions CO ditipJ15 Are Getting GettingWorse GettingWorse GettingWorse a
Worse Especially Further Up North NorthGathering Northf
f
Gathering Gatbe ng violence with every mile of progress the Arizona Arizonablizzard JrizonabUzzard Arizonablizzard
blizzard swept be beyond Y Ythe Washington Wallin this morning and went out into intothe intothe
the Atlantic in the shape of a raging storm which readied its climax climaxin
in New York and Boston BostonIn x xIn
In Boston this morning momin it is a wild gale a of wind and snow blow blowing blowing blowing ¬
ing seventy to eighty miles an hour all transportation blocked wires wiresdown wiresdown wiresdown
down and reports of wrecked shipping ship I INew ng g are already coming in In InNew InNew
New York conditions are only a little less severe severeTRAINS severeTRLINS severeTRAINS
TRAINS ARE CRIPPLED CRIPPLEDNot
Not a train has arrived in Washington frorcf from New York y su si sbce u cs mid midnight midnight slidnight ¬
night Wires Wireslie are down between Baltimore and New York especially
in Delaware DeJa ware almost to the same extent as after the inauguration ina rztion storm stormso
so trains cannot be run safely safelyFrom 1 1From fFrom
From Chicago and St Louis come reports of the severity seti e rrtY a of tie
blizzard but the section from Atlantic City C up the coast caught the theworst theworst theworst
worst of it according to the Weather W ther Bureau BureauCOLD BureauCOLD BureauCOLD
COLD IN ITS WAKE WAKEBrisk WAKEBrisk WAKEBrisk
Brisk cold followed the storm with higk wirfds dangerous da erous enot enoh enohalong h halong
along the coast c08 t to cause Cu fear at the Weather Bureau tiwt vessels ve els may
be lost today la spite of the
eight to tea hours warming by storm stormsignal stormf stormsignal
signal f which they t ey ware w re able to give ve shipping shippingTonight sbJpplagTonight shipplagTonight
Tonight still colder weather wt er is i forecast with wit more owiitag utag winds windsand 1indsAd windsand
and Ad it will he Tuesday TU98 ar before the warm breeees arrive arrle1KJut
About 1KJut five inches of snow fell in Washington in the thirty tl riy hours
between early yesterday morning and 830
this morning d stains lng most mostof mo mostof t
of f which snow was falling
Philadelphia and ad New York report a much
hoarier fall fallFrom fallFrom failFrom
From almost all points east of the
Mississippi MissiutppIOrn1ng coa cos reports tits tdfemorning titsmorning
morning of blizzard ren r te i at Ctng + n n tr i iyyi wire wirestorm wiress
ss 8 d J g helm 1 ni t1W and andea D Jf Jfo
ea o wded 4M tod fIIJi d a otl 4o it itstorm W ilhere sly
storm delays oa trips to to Christmas l + Iuaioag unioas Jo as all the thetering UN UNtarIng t roads cen ¬
tering there had trouble with schedules
NEW 4E YORK HARBOR HARBORI
IS STORM TOSSED TOSSEOXorst
Worst Weather in Several SeveralYears SeveralYears SeveralYears
Years Experienced by byShipping byShipping b Y YShipping
Shipping Men MenNBW MenNEW MenNEW
NEW YORK Dec A 2tThe The fortymile fortymilegale fert7mDeale fortyinfogale
gale ale which helped h lped briar bri a wt white t4 Christ Christinas CbrWtJoa Christman ¬
man Joa to New York shifted to Langisland Long LongIsland loD loDI1and < <
Island this morning and JMI continued toother lo loother tDother
other sections t1ons after l Jea leaving avfnc in its wakea wake waketrail
a trail of interesting tragic and amus amusing amuaIn amusing ¬
ing In happenings happeningsThe hap nlBg1l nlBg1lThe
The end of the blizcard this morning morningtied momlngtied morningtied
tied up the trains trat of the LOOK Island Islandrailroad laIandraIlroad Islandrailroad
railroad for some hours and lid played the theusual theusual theusual
usual havoc with tra tratne Hc in New N York Toritsuburbs Yorkuburbc Yorksuburbs
suburbs on the island islandAll islandAll j
All trains coming into the tb city today todayarrived todaTarrived todayarrived
arrived late A Boston train t1a l arrived at atNew atNw atIIastiord
New York New ew Haven aoa an anstation Hartford Hartfordstation I Istation
station six hours hou behind time Wed with withan withan
an impatient collection of pa p pamengrs pamengrswho lingers lingerswho 8WS 8WSwho
who did not want aAt one 1M minutes delay delayin
in reaching their th Mr holiday homecoming homecomingTrain JaomecoaaIDcTram hornscorningTrains
Train from from Chicago wen 1 from two to tothree totbree tothree
three hours late UUjThe latJThe lateThe
The passengers JMUIII8ns on board the Lauren Laurentic Lu1Mltic Laatrentic
tic of the White Whit Star line were adleeonsolMe a adisconsolate afll9COUOlate
disconsolate and tired lot when wit they theyarrived I Iarrlvecl
arrived at t the pier this morning morningThey moralesThey
They had expected to arrive last night nightbut JdPtbut nightbut I
but they the encountered the stormiest stormiestweather stormiestweather 1 1weather
weather that navigators in New York YorkHarbor YorkHarbor I
Harbor have experienced xteDced for years So Sohigh SoblCh Sohigh
high were the rives ves ve that the men on onthe onthe onthe
the revenue cutter Hudson Captain CaptainBradley CaptaInBradley captainBradley
Bradley in the pUot home could not notboard JIOtboanl notboard
board her herThe herThe
I
The rludson left the Lairenttc La1nmtleand La1nmtleandita and andits andits
its crew had a trilling experience In Ui Uibay the thebay thebay
bay the waves dashing dubio < < over the decks deckswith 4eek81iUt deckswith
with the pilot betafc unable to see morethan more morethan montthan
than one hundred feet in trent of him himAnother himDOtber himAnother
Another DOtber liner IID < < which arrived today with writhstormtossed wltbtormtoesed withstorm
stormtossed storm toee d passengers was La Tourralne Tour Tourralne TournLlne
ralne of the Freiph Fret h line jhe b revenue revenueofficer reYenUeofficeill revenueofficers
officer had difficulty in boarding her heralso herIO herago
also IO IOUBI
alsoBig
UBI Big Bill Edwards the street Ieet cleanlag clean cleanIng d
lag 1 commissioner and Jim Hogan the theformer thetormer theformer
former football captain who Is his hischief htachief
chief deputy anJ several others In th thstreet the thwatreet thestreet
street cleaning department i prt Ml1t did not gobed go goto 80to
to bed last la t nigi ar remaining remalDha at their theirdecks theirdesks
decks to map mapout out out amuuign 1Mdin for clear clearing e eift8 clearing ¬
ing legcrowds the streets At A t an early hour hourcrowds hourcrowds
crowds of shivetiivc white wings and andothers andother andothers
others who had been commandeeredfrom commandeered commandeeredfrom
from the bread lines Un were ere at work worfcnulng workuaktng
nulng the streets 8tr t lit for traffic trafficThe trantcThe ttalilcThe
The anew and cold weather tiler w wel welcomed weof el ¬
cowed o > > ed with ith enthusiwsm fnthu > nthusi 048m m by childrenthe children eb dren of ofthe
the upper West Side who bo have been beenpraying beenpraying
praying for a white Christmas week weekBURNED weekBURNED
BURNED URN ED TO DEATH DEATHBY DEATHBY DEATHY
BY B BTOt Y LIGHTED LAMP LAMPTOLEDO LAMPTOLEDO
TOLEDO TOt DO Ohio Dec X 2tMlse 2tMlseJi Miss Zoe ZoeJ5
J5 Ji Douglas Dou < < ta was burned to death inhome in her herhome h
home in Mecca near here early this thismorning thi thimomlnK thimornings s
sy
morning When ascending ucen4in a s sshe stairway stairwayshe y
she fell with a lighted lamp The lamp lampstruck lampltruk lampstruck
struck the hI hannster hannl tfr and exploded explodedtliTKVuv fxplodpdt1n
tliTKVuv t1n vi j 1 r it ir I 11 111 ocr lu Tlc TliJlanup Tlc1a1u1l
lanup as 1 a I viiUstuiuE lwllrt tUiJ vitivui 1fa u
Began In ArnaTIWI ArzotraThis Arzona ArzonaThis
This first attnard of
tibe be winter nr Irthe r rthe
the East started In a mild m G gentle gfntltof rt rtof t tof
of IttUe IttUedays a ewstovm IItIu ill Anssht
Irv n nda7a c cdays
days ago Ia a fairly try I aIpt l ites it itheaded itheaded itheaded
headed for Atlantic Ataa c City wfcteh fgte It te k kposaesston kIuA kposeessbn
posaesston IuA of today todayThe toda7The todayThe
The nearer it approached Atlas AtJaIICity c cCity cCity
City the more e the
gentle title stoiui b t iits tIts tIts
its IDDOCeD innocence innocence e and lid aeQ8I acquired tom tetmjerthat I Ithat
that by the time Washts W Wreaebed Waahaett taa taareadied g > M Mreached
readied the We Weather W Iwr Bursa ura ka4 ka4dered it itcIend c cdsred
dered storm danger slgrabi ai nieag aiet ac t tcoast t tOt tOteout t tcoast
coast from Maine to Florida FloridaIt
It was the e end of the bttsurd wM w h hwho hwas hwas
was tile worst as anyone wm tMW tMWwho instilwho
who had to be on tb the streets at atoclock atocbck i ioclock
oclock this tbt morning At that time i ithermometer t ttMnDomete tthermometer
thermometer was dowa to Ss bat tl t t tbtting tIaItba r rbiting
biting IaItba < < wind that thattlDuaUy was was laersado taereasag w wtinually eartanitany
tinually made it eel as It It ware 1nIe1Ddieati an anIndicatkins sadIndkat >
Indicatkins 1Ddieati ns had been that the slot storwould t01 II IIwould > r rwould
would aot extend north of MMCTCC Ysahaehsalts i ieetts 1eetta
salts but tide mor morning tng the Weatb WeatbBureau WuBureau WeathBureau
Bureau fotjsd tad It had ha not only IIMTMM n nte d i iin
te violence vIo as it approaehej a tb tlleeGeIt tlleeGeItI oa > t tbut
but m In scope t ° peand and IId Matae to e inetajksl Inel 4 t > 1day
I day osfiacialry In the cold l afvl bWi s shigh j jhigh
f fTonight
high wind w wlllrh I is the wucm iMu iMuTonight u uTonlabt
Tonight It will drop te 38 degxwabove degxw degtaeabove epet epetabove
above la Washington with witharp oaattnwd oaattnwdsharp d dsharp
sharp arp winds wi tomorrow It wm renmln renmlnrather teminrater n nratlter
rather cold and by Ttaecday the gun gunwill un unwin n nwm
win begin to assert Itself ItselfBlackta i1IIeIfBIeckei itselfBlacked
Blacked Sine SiaoeThere Midwtfct MidwtfctThere fi ipt iptThere
There has been no train Into Washingtoa Wash Washington Mh ¬
ington from New York since midsri mtdBigtot mtdBigtotThe ht htThe t tl
The l e storm has played havoc with forrailroad for thvrailroad th thraUroe4
railroad telegraph lines aactaow and ataotw aow Uecks Ueckstraffic IIIoIICktra becktraffic
traffic tra le between Baltimam Balttm and Phila Philadelphia PIdIadelpbla PD1ladelphla ¬
delphia and between f etweetaNew PatUkdebjhU andNew and andNew
New York The principal trouble lies liesnear liesnear liesnear
near Wilmington Del aocordmg to tLelocal the thelocal tb tblocal
local trainmaster traismasterLocal trainmasterLocal tralJ Da er erLocal
Local trains between bet her and D4 Bal Baltimore Baltimore 11 11tlmore ¬
timore have ha been operating aithongithere although althoughtiiere aItIroII8i1there
there has been more or less delay Theservice The Theservice rbfenke
service to the South and West baa not notexperienced notexpelienced notexperienced
experienced any B7 serious trouble troubleThe trcMI trcMIThe troublsThe
The tnten interruption tbe of the be tde telegraph raph h serv service 8eIVke servIce ¬
ice between betw Baltimore and New York Torkhas Yorkhaa Yorkbaa
has been n the greatest trouble the imil imilroad aUroad mUroad
road imji m kA a have experienced They de declare dec1are ¬
delj
clare the snow blockade would wou ld ea eacause only onlycause aIiCluae lj
cause temporary embarrassment a t If towires the thewires thewtIM
wires worn worktor work A large fore ford of ofmen ormen ofmen
men has been sent out from oa Philadelphia PIiIIe6eIphI Philadel Pllldeiphta ¬
phia phI and nd it i t Is presumed from VcwTeartt VcwTearttto dew Terk Terkto Yerk Yerkto
to repair rer the damage and it to expected ex expected expectecl ¬
pected U Utt u trains witt be sent over overthe Oftrthe firerthe
the line Un wtore evening eveningBLANKET tveJa1DCBLAN eveningBLANKET
BLAN BLANKET ET OF SNOW SNOWCOVERS SNOW SNOWCOVERS
COVERS THE VEST WESTCHICAGO VESTCHtCAOO VESTCHICAGO
CHICAGO Dec 2Follorebrg X 31110110 Following the theworst th thworst thfw <
worst w December snowstorm at o oChIeaO a decade decadeChicago decadeChicago
Chicago and the entire eat11 Northwest t are arecovered areCOVnd arecovered
covered with a b1nket blanket of snow ow ff front frontste fMnlto > rottt rotttpia
ste to eight aches in depth depthAll cIeptbAU depthAll
All passenger DPf trains into Chicago born bornbe borne fromthe
the e West and Northwest t are arriving arrivingrrom arritrbsgtress JorhImgrrom
rrom six to twentyfour Hours l oun late an arid aridfreight rb rbfrelclat < l lfreight
freight service is almost at a stand standstill taII t tat ¬
at still L LThe
stillThe
The street cleaning department t apoets x xpects xpectll
poets to have the streets t ttontahL cleared t ttonight b > >
tonight Four hundred and lid fifty tea res resand rsand 5 5aDd
and a horde h nje of men are at work rem remtIng fellit t tiryt
Ing t the th snow Had Ha me tn diunn fI ttorrnre uv u r i iop i in
op n n a business hl in lnes > < S ri dvv tY the rorct r nrrstion 1 tStlon tlon in tfi tfii ii iil
i v > li 1 I I i > l fx > on n i crionx n iuilt iuiltUvLiUl ldtLad
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