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Washington Professor At Attributes Attributes Attributes ¬
tributes Chimpanzees Feats Featsto
to Imitative Faculty FacultyFAILED FacultyFAILED FacultyFAILED
Dr V T Shepherd of ofG G W U UConsiders UConsiders UConsiders
Considers Vaudeville Star StarRemarkable St StarRemarkable r rRemarkable
Remarkable RemarkableSeekers RemarkableSeekers RemarkableSeekers
Seekers for the missing link are not notsatisfied notsaUsIled notsatlsded
satisfied with chimpanzees chlmp nzees Many Man even 6ena I Ia
a professor ia the University of Pennsylwanla Penn Pennsylvania Ponnsylvania ¬
sylvania consider con kler Peter who recently recent recently recenth ¬
ly appeared apl > eared here to posses po e s a brain brainthat brainthat brainthat
that links that of man and the monkey monkeytogether menke menketogether monkeytogether
together A Washington Ta8hin on college proScssor pro prolessor proessor
lessor essor doubts thisWhile this thisWhile thl thlWhile
While I am confident that the trained trainedchimpanzee tnLlnedchimpanzee trainedchimpanzee
chimpanzee one like Peter is I the most mostIntelligent motIntelligent mostintelligent
Intelligent subhuman in existence exlstoo I do donot donot donot
not agree with Dr Wltmer of the JUnl JUnlerslt Uni University Tnlterslty ¬
versity erslt of Pennsylvania Penn ylvanla that he to the theconnecting theconnecting theconnecting
connecting link of the Darwinian Darwiniantheory DarwiniantlH Darwiniantheory
theory theoryThis tlH theoryThis or orThis
This Is the view vie taken by Dr W T TJBhepherrt Tltpher Tf
JBhepherrt f ltpher a psychologist p ychol IMt of George GeorgeWashington GeorgeWashington GeorgeWashington
Washington University after a careful carefulexamination carefulexamination carefulexamination
examination of Peter PeterWhen Peterhen PeterWhen
When hen Peter came to Washington WashingtonDr Wa ldngton ldngtonDr
Dr Shepherd saw his stage perform performance performance performance ¬
ance He called on Mr McCardolI JlcCUd 011 theowner the theowner theOI1er
owner and trainer of Peter and andasked andasked andasked
asked If he could make a private study studyof studyof tudyof
of the chimpanzee The request was wasgranted w wasgranted a asranted
Not Missing Link LinkThe LinkThe LinkThe
The net result of Dr Shepherds ob observations obfervatlocI observations ¬
servations is that while hlle a trained trainedchimpanzee tralaedchlmpanue trainedchimpanzee
chimpanzee is the most mo t Intelligent of ofanimals oranImals ofanimals
animals he is not the missing link linkMost UnkMost linkMost
Most of Peters wonderful perform performances perfonnances performances ¬
ances Dr D Shepherd Sh > pherd attributes to train trainfag tralnbig training
fag and the imitative faculty Two or orthre ortlup orthrew
threw of the things Peter did Dr DrEh DrSh Dr6hrplerd
Eh 6hrplerd > pherd says are strongly Indicative Indicativeof
of ideation but of this he confesses confesseshe contelNMlh
he h is not quite q lIt t certain certainI
I watched watch < oj Peter very ery closely fluxing fluxingIlls lIuI1ngbls duringltls
Ills stage performances rformancefl His eating inthe in inthe Inthe
the almost almo t human way that he does in indicates IndCattS indcates ¬
dicates no reasoning faculty That is isaccounted 18IUcounted Iaaccounted
accounted for by imitation and train training trainInl training ¬
ing as well as 8 the superior motor equip equipment equipmEnt equipment ¬
ment of the chimpanzees hands The Thelittle ThflItUf Thelittle
little rhesus monkeys much lower in inthe Inthe inthe
the scale than the chimpanzee oat al almost almost almost ¬
most as carefully carefull The dancing amounts amountsto
to nothing and the skating that Peter Peterdid Peterdid Peterdid
did so well is I think due to his erect erectcarriage erectcarriage erectcarriage
carriage and superior motor equipment equipmentThe equipmentThe
The blcyi blC riding I consider co 8id r won wonderful wondCrful wonderful ¬
derful In the are undoubted suapiciotts suspic suspicions BpIc BpIcSorts ¬
ions of ideation This was RS shown shownwhen shownwhn shownwhen
when Peter approached the incline up upTvhieh uphkh upwhich
which hkh he rode > the bicycle At such lntchtimes suchtimes suchtimes
times he always increaseu his speed speedshowing SpeMehowlng speedshowing
showing that he had a sense of the thenecessity thenecesslt thenecessity
necessity necessity for It His riding around between be between between ¬
tween the bottles was equally wonderSul wonder wonderful wonderul ¬
ful ul and snowed great reat intelligence intelligenceExhibition IntelligenceExhibition intelligenceExhibition
Exhibition Oil Stage StageThe StageThe StageThe
The private Investigations Ine t1gatlom wen much muchJnore muchmore muchsnore
more Interesting intere 1ing from a psychological psychologicalstandpoint p psychologicalstandpoint ychologlealstandpoint
standpoint than the public exhibitions exhibitionsOne
One of the th flirt things Peter did didtvas didrnas didvas
vas to driv drh do t nai in the wall 1 Peter Peterdrove P Peterdrove ter terdroe
drove the nail just as a man would wouldThat wouldThat wouldThat
That was imitation A man drives a anail 8nail anail
nail mechanically ami no reasoning reasoningpower rea reasoningpower onlng onlngpowfr
power is requred requiredThen requredThen requredThen
Then J gave Peter my watch and told toldhim told111m toldhim
him to of ojn J en n it I did it for him three threetimes threetimes threetimes
times Iie I e r reaaed e ed d the t he spring just as asI 88I asI
I did but U works orks hard and he hewas heWaS hewas
was unable t tl > > accomplish h the task taskDuring t8kDurlng taskDuring
During h hI hie < s efforts he wore a look lookhalf look1aIt lookhalf
half puzzled half absentminded It was wasa wa waa wasa
a human look yet it t showed no definite definiteevidence 11eftnlteeldne definiteevidence
evidence of the exercise e ere1se of reasoning rPisonIngpower reasoningpower rp80nlnlpowpr
power powerThen powerThen powprThfn
Then I gave ve Peter my writing pad padHe pad11E padHe
He grabbed it tnd the pencil eagerly eagerlyand eagerlyand eagerlyand
and at once set to work ork making marks marksI
I drew the letter T To T and Peter Petecopied Petecopiedit copied copiedIt
It He did the same with V VAble W WAble Y YAble
Able to Articulate ArticulateIn
In response to orders from Mr Xc XcCarden McCardell > Tc TcCardell
Cardell P Paer er distinctly articulated the theword theord theword
word ord Mama 1801 It I t came ca with a peculiar peculiarpound peculiarround peculiarsound
pound but clear and dtetlnct dl Unct I know knowof knowor knowbf
of but tw < other subhumans who can canarticulate cannrU canbrticulateparrots
nrU brticulateparrots articulate ulateparrota parrots and cockatoos cockatoosfow cock8toosow cockatoosNow
Now ow we w come to the interesting interestingquestion Int interestingquestion e UJth UJthquestion
question If Peter can copy letters of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the alphabet and can articulate now 00 far farcan t8rcan farcan
can he go in that direction directionOf diree tlon tlonOf
Of course lie 11 coul never reason reasoncould rellOncould reasoncould
could never write rite or speak an original originalsentence OIiglnalsentence originalsentence
sentence but what tat might Jnl ht he not be betaught betaught betaught
taught to do Ly imitation imitationI
I asked Mr lcCardell about Peters PeterssmxibiUtles Peterslf Petersprnelbihties I
smxibiUtles lf He J Ie said + kl they were er acute acutejHe aeutelfe acute2Ie
jHe then pret > uied ed to hurt his arm He Heshowed Heowed I
showed how > l it to Peter and complained complainedJeter coml complainedJ alned i iI
Jeter I > eter > ter felt the arm tenderly and then thenput tbenput thenput
put his hi arm around McCardells neck in inlavmnathy ini1lympathy
He > dirt die the same with me when wneni wben1111ptEnd whenretend
i 1111ptEnd pretended retend > d to hurt my band which hleh in incated inc1ICnted inted
c1ICnted cated ted that h1F his h sympathy with Mr MrIrfardell MrNcCardell lr lrtcCardfol1
Irfardell was not due entirely entirel to as association assodatlon association ¬
sociation with him himMy himMY
My 1 conclusions fron ro The study I Imade Imade Imade
made of Peter are that training counts countslargely countslargely countslargely
largely for his intelligence and his su superior suIverlor superior ¬
perior motor equipment enables him to todo t4 t4no >
so do things that apparently indicate reo reaison reoson reoSon
Capable of Training TrainingPeter Trainingpter TrainingPeter
Peter possesses J > Oft8Me8 a sort of crude idean Idea Weapon IdearIon ¬
pon ton n which bJcob serves him to K certain ex extent extnt oxtent ¬
tent In the absence of the reasoning reasoningfaculty re reasoningQacuity oning oningIfcully
faculty He possesses much greater greaterensfbllity greaterns greaterfiensbllity
ensfbllity ns nUY than the other animals and andJs anl1capable andts
Js capable of taking takln an immense amount amountr amountpf amountpf
r pf > f training trainingAs
As A for the connecting connecUn link we are areBtlll are8tl1l arestill
Btlll without that The nearest to cor corroborative coroborative corroborative ¬
roborative roborative evidence of Darwinti theory theorythat theorythat theorythat
that we have are the Neanderthal skele skeleton skeleitnn skeletan ¬
ton found in Germany the monkey monkeyskeletons monkeyf monkeyskeletons
f skeletons > kelt > tons found in Java and a skeleton skeletonjdiscovcred skeletonjdlsloeed skeletondiscovered
discovered In the south of France a lit little lIt11c little ¬
tle nore n re than a year ago agoBut agORut agoRut
Rut none of these th offers anything anythinglike anythingIke anythinglike
like Ike positive p > lUve evidence There is 11 still a abig aiJ abig
big iJ gap between the lowest lowe t order of ofman orman ofman
man and the highest hi et4t order of monkey monkeyMr
Mr r McCardell does not believe Peter PeterJs Peters
Js 8 a a type of the highest point Oint in the thedevelopment thpIelopment thedevelopment
development of subhumans He believes be believes b biee8 > ¬
lieves that the chimpansees of the west westtoast westoast westi
i oast of Africa are a degenerate human humanbeings humanbelnS humanbeings
beings In other words he thinks they theyworking the thereltCent theyxelttsent
reltCent a working do down instead of a acrklnli awcrking
working crklnli up Mr 011 JlcCardell does not notclatir notdatrn notclear
clear tc be a scientist and advances advancesthat udvancegthat advancesthat
that theory merely as his own private privateibellef privatebellt privatebelief
ibellef ibellefHARMON belief beliefHARMON > f fHARMON
Governor Harmon of Ohio and Mayor MayorGaynor MayorGaynor ayor ayorGaynor
Gaynor of New 1ei York will not be pres present present proscot ¬
ent at the Jefferson day banquet to be beheld beheld beheld
held In this thi city elt April 1JL 12 Both men are areprominently areprominently areprominently
prominently mentioned in connection connectionxvith COftnceUonuIth connectionwith
with the Democratic D > nomination for forPresident torPre forPresident
President Pre ldnt in 191 191Mayor 1312 1312Mayor 19 19Iaror
Mayor Gaynor has declined the Imi Imitation InItation invitaUon ¬
tation accordance in with Ith his policy poll C not notto notto notto
to accept Inlta Invitations tlons which will take takeJjlm takehIm takeblm
hIm out of thE city It while he is t mayor mayorBecause maorBecauso mayorBecause
Because of political engagements engagementsGovernor f engagementsGovernor > nga ement ementGovernor
Governor Harmon finds it impossible Imp > sslble to toce
be ce jpresent reaeat and has sent his regrets
Report Says CommanderEvans Commander CommanderEvans CommanderE
Evans E vans Will fill 1 Be BeUpheld BeUpheld
Upheld UpheldRear
Rear Admiral DlUlngham arrived at atthe atthe atthe
the Navy Department Dep rtment today toda after mak making makIng making ¬
ing an Investigation investigationof of conditions bor bordering borderln bordering ¬
dering derln on mutiny on the scout cruiser cruiserSalem cruiserSalem cruiserSalem
Salem commanded by Commander CommanderGeorge CommanderGeorge CommanderGeorge
George R Evans EvansThe EvansThe EvansThe
The report which has not been made madepublic madepublic DAdepUbllc
public has been taken under considera consideration consideration consideration ¬
tion by the department departmentIt
It Is understood unders > d however that Evans Evanswill Evanwill Evanswill
will be retained in his present command commandand commandand commandand
and will be backed up by the depart department department department ¬
ment in enforcing entorcin disciplinary dl lpllnar rules on onboard onboard onboard
board the ship Although tho investi investigation InvestlsaUoe investigatlon ¬
gation disclosed dlsclo cd no striking mutinous mutinousspirit mutinousfiplrlt mutinousspirit
spirit it was found that the men were weremuch weremuch I Imuch
much to blame 18me despite the rigorous enforctments en enforcements entoretmenU ¬
forcements of rules by b Commander CommanderEvans CommanderEvans CommanderEvans
Evans EvansIt EvansIt
It is s believed that the situation will willbe willbe wvllibe
be adjusted without further difficulty difficultyEast difficultySAY difficultySAY
East Washington Citizens CitizensUrge CitizensUrge CitizensUrge
Urge Commissioners toChange to toChange toChange
Change Location LocationDeclaring LocationDecJarlnJ LocationDeclaring
Declaring it to be a menace not only onlyto on onto onlyto
to the health of Ie the section in which itIs it itis Itis
is located but also to the entire city clt a acommittee acommittee acommittee
committee ropiecstlnp ropre CnE tho East Wash Washington WashIngton Washington ¬
ington and Northeast Citizens Associa Associations A Aesoctas ocla oclatloDt ¬
tions appeared ap red before tho Commission Commissioners ¬
ers today requesting the removal of the thegarbage thegar thegarbage
garbage gar e plant from New ew Jersey avenue menueand avenueand
and K street southeast 30utbeastIn
In addrcssiss addr88f the Commissioners T TSolber TSOUf TSolberg
Solber SOUf Solberg > lf declared the poisonous odors odorsarising odorsarlMng odorsariaheg
arising from tho uiu plant were such as to tocontaminate toeontamlnte tocontaminate
contaminate tl the e atmosphere of the sur surrounding surrounding surrounding ¬
rounding locality resulting r < 8ultlnJ in illness illnessto
to the residents re ldents and Il d a depreciation in the thevalue thealue thevalue
value of surrounding M1rrOl1nd property in view viewof viewof iew iewor
of an increase in th the objectionable con conditions condlUoM conditions ¬
ditions during durin the spnn < and summer summermonths summermonths summermonths
months when it is necessary nE eesary e 68Zj to leave leaveopen leaco leaveopen
open o n the doors and windows he urged urgedimmediate urgedImmediate urgedimmediate
immediate action on the part of the theConimipstonera thoCommipslonold theCommissioners
Commissioners ConimipstoneraSimilar CommipslonoldSimilar CommissionersSimilar
Similar arguments arJU 1enUi were presented pre ented by byThomas b bT byThomas
Thomas T omas M L Smith iresident of the East EastWashington EastYuhlngton EastWashington
Washington Association tQC aUon and Evan H HTucker HTuckEr HTucker
Tucker president pre ident cf r the Northeast Clt Cltzens CltZEn Citacme
ZEn Association AssociationThe AssociationThe lItOClaUonThe
The committee uiged Dr god also tho removal removalof
of the grade rade crossings extending to the thenavy thenavy thenavy
navy yard Ard Congr Congrese eee it is said has hascompelled h83compelled hascompelled
compelled the temovai of grade cross crossings cr088ins crossings ¬
ings In all other sections sections of the city cityand cityand citythe
and the residents re klont of f the southeast fed fedthey Ceelthey feelthey
they are entitled to tho same relief reliefafforded relictafforded reliefafforded
afforded other localities The crossings crossingsIt cro ln lnIt
It was as declared d locJa red are dangerous to life lifeand Ufeand lifeand
and limb an depreciative of property propertyvalues propertvalue propertyvalues
values and and as such are public nut nuisances nulance nutsancest ¬
sances sancesGIVES sancestGIVES ance anceGIVES
Dentist With I10 10000a 10000aYear 10OOOaYear 000a 000aYear
Year Income to Work in inGautemala inGautemala inGautemala
Gautemala GautemalaTACOMA GautemalaTACOL GautemalaTACOMA
TACOMA Wash March 2S 28BeUm 28BeUmIng 38Balierlag Believ Believing ¬
ing that It Is hie duty dut to carry the theGospel theto theGospel
Gospel to the people of Central America AmericaDr
Dr George T Lord a prominent den dentist dentl8r denuse ¬
use is closing up a practice netting nettinghim nettinghim nettinghim
him 10000 a a year e r and will shortly leave leavewith leavewith leavewith
with hip < family famllc for Guatemala City Citytensely Clt CltBoth CityBoth
Both Dr anu anei Mrs irg Lord are ot In Intel1eI Intensely
tel1eI tensely religious turns and they the feel feelfully feelfull feelfully
fully full > persuaded of the wisdom of the themove theJ themore
move J Oe Dr Lord does not intend to give giveup giveup giveup
up dentistry dentistr but will give his skill and andtime andtime andtime
time g gratis ratts to the poor of Guatemala Guatemalabelieving Guatemalabelievmg Guatemalabelieving
believing that by such sacrifice and andopenhanded andopenhRnded andopenhanded
openhanded charity he can reach the thei thebearts thehearts
i hearts of the people and find willing willingears willinge willingears
ears e rs for thestory of the Cross CrossIn CrossIn CrossIn
In other words preaching and free freedentistry < ree reedentistry reodentistr
dentistry dentistr will iIl go 0 hand In nand in his hisoffice hisofhce hisoffice
office He also Iso expects to establish establishmissions establlshml establishmissions
missions ml lon For years ears past he has been beenan beenan beenan
an active evangelical force In mission missionand ml missionand lon lonand
and slum work here Mrs Irs Lord Lc > rd being beinghis b beinghis lns
his constant companion and enthus enthusiastic enthusia enthusiastic ¬
iastic ia tic helper
Committee Gives Figures on onDiminution onDiminution onDiminution
Diminution of Valu Valuable Valuable Valuable ¬
able Animal AnimalHALF AnimalH AnimalHALF
Since 1867 This Record Has Been BeenKept BeenKept BeenKept
Kept Up Until Only 60000 60000Animals 60000Animals 60000Animals
Animals Are Left Lefti LeftSeal LeftSeal
i Seal skin sacks are about to become becomoa
I a great luxury at the highest t prices pricesknown pricesknown pricesknown
known in many years according to leglslatlon leg legislation legIslation ¬
islation which has passed the Senate Senateand Son Senateand te teand
and now Is before the House Committee Committeeon
on Ways and Means MeansThis MeansThis MeansThis
This legislation which was proposed proposedby
by b the Secretary of Commerce and La Labor Labor Labor
bor gives fes that Cabinet officer the right rightto
to create closed seasons which will pre prevent prevent prevent ¬
vent the hunting and killing of fur seals sealsHe sealsHe sealsHe
He desires to establish such a season seasonimmediately seasonimmediately seasonimmediately
immediately owing to the great rate at atwhich atwhich atwhich
which the seal herd on the Pribllof is islands Islands Islands ¬
lands has been diminished by the present pres present presont ¬
ent lessee of the islands As the Pribllof Pribllofare
are practically the worlds only supplying supply supplying > > upplyInS ¬
ing ground of fur seals it is 1 easy to see seethat seethat seethat
that such a course will send nd the price priceof
of seal furs soaring skyward skywardAgreement skywardAgreement skywardAgreement
Agreement Exists ExistsAfter ExistsAtter ExistsAfter
After this legislation is 1 adopted as al It Ueeems Iteeems itseems
eeems certain to be it is probable that thatthis thatthis thatthis
this country will open opennegotlaUoM negotiations with withRussia vithRussia ith ithRussia
Russia and Japan to prevent hunting huntingfur huntingtur huntingfur
fur seals at sea in waters close to the thePribllof thePrlbllot thePribilof
Pribllof islands Such an agreement agreementnow
now exists with Great Britain BritainIn
In support of the legislation to close closefor dosetor closefor
for a period of years the hunting hunti f of offur otfur offur
fur seals Senator Dixon of the Com Committee Comrelttee Conmittee ¬
mittee on Conservation Co > of Natural Re Resources RtJBources Resources ¬
sources had this to say sayProm MYFrom sayFrom
I From 1869 1 until these e islands were wereacquired wereacquired er eracquired
I acquired by the United States Stat the killing kill killing killIng ¬
ing of the male seals only was per permitted permitted permitted ¬
mitted under strict regulations of the theRussian theRl1s theRussian
Russian Rl1s lan government with the result resultthat ro resultthat ult ultthat
that at the time of our acquisition acquisitionof
of these islands in 187 it was Mil Milmated MUmated estimated
mated that there were about 4 40htyi0 40htyi0fur < M I8liJI I8liJItur < MX MXfur
fur seals on the th Pribllof Islands In
16 1870 + 0 the United States adopted the leas leasIng leuI leasfag
I leg system ert m in regard to the fur seal sealDuring sealDuring > > ealDuring
During the twentyyear period tI1od of the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first lease In 1SW HXMM IGt10Od > 5 young mate mateseals mal malseals maleseals
seals were ere killed annually It was U esti estimated estimated t tmated ¬
mated that so late as 1896 ll > the fur seal sealherd sealherd aI aIherd
herd approximated about 2000009 00000 ani animals animals nl nlmallS ¬
mals In 190 1l < Xt the number had been re reduced rfduced reduced ¬
duced to about 200W9 200 i3e The estimate estimatei e estimateiof tJmtei
iof i i of the present pre er t number num r of seals on th thislands t tIslands these theseIslands
islands vanE > from 30060 to 140009 Last Lastseason Laatsooson Lastseason
season the catch of male seals on the theelands these theileIands thesesands
elands Iands under the lease expiring April AprilJO
30 was a little In excess of o 14C09 14I I4 maleseals male maleseals maleseals
Revenues Produced ProducedIt
It is estimated by b the Government Governmentofficials Governmentorftcia18 Governmentofficials
officials that the revenue to the United UnitedStates UnitedStAtes UnitedStates
States Government from 1870 1 1S to 189fl Is90from 189flfrom l8SOfrom
from the furseal industry turned into intothe Intothe intothe
the Treasury Tree ury an income of f9Sl 961096 96100654 96100654Sinoe G50 G50Sinoe 50 50SIno
SIno Sinoe < > 1Et l 99 tinder the present pre ent leasing leasingsystem leA81ngBstem leasingsystems
system and th the rapid diminution 8t f theseal the theseal theal
seal al herd owing o 1ng to the catch on land landand landand landand
and to pelagic Ia sCAling the Government Governmenthas
has probably paid out for patrolling the thewaters thewate thewaters
waters wate in the pay of its agents and andin andIn andin
in the maintenance of the th natives who wholive whoIho wholive
live on these islands more than 1COQXin lfOOltoin 1COQX 1049snin
in excess of it tt e revenue formerly derived de derived derived
rived from thd Industry Indu8t Your com committee committee nomrnittee ¬
mittee is of the opinion that if a closed eIOMdseason cuedseason I Iseason
season could be established for the
islands Islan s themselves and pelagic velar sealing sealingcould MiIlII sealingcould i iould
could be prohibited for a period of ten tenyears tenyears I
years that the Pribllof Islands I land and the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American seal herd on the Pribllof Is Islands Islands ¬
lands could be so rehabilitated that un ¬
der proper regulations not less le than
100000 seal skins annually could < oule be taken takenthat takenthat i
that would yield Ield the Government not
less than 1000000 in revenue yearly earlY I
The President of the United States
being beln Impressed with the urgent neces necessity necessity CeS CeSslty ¬
sity of legislation along the lines s Bet t
forth in the bill under discussion saw Yo
fit on the 15th of this month to transmit
to Congress a l special meeeage m e regard
Ing the critical condition of the fur furseal turs furseal
seal s al Industry which is made a part o othis
this report and marked Exhibit A
The purpose of the bill Is to radically
and completely change the policy > O here ¬
tofore pursued with regard to the fur furseal turseal furseal
seal Under the policy now in exist existence existence existence ¬
ence this held has diminished from
4500000 In 1S67 to i nrobably about 60009 60009at 00090at 600 1 1at
at the present time Instead of the leas
Ing system heretofore provided for the
present bill proposes propos to put the control controlof
of the seals wholly whon within the jurisdic jurl dlc ¬
tion of the Secretary of Commerce and
Labor giving him the right to estab ¬
lish h closed seasons If he sees fit to
do o so and giving him the right to kill killsuch kmsuch killsuch
such of tho male seals as the experi experience experience experence ¬
ence of the past thirty years ers seems to tojlU5Ufy
jlU5Ufy justify The bill prohibits pelagic seal sealng
ing ng o by j American citizens VAbiAcito ciueuiULuiy absolutely
north north of the thlrtynfth parallel of lati ¬
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a M t m 0 I that delightful feeling of ofhaving ofhaving
having dined well
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h t + M x6hn C o Limited r Served right from the ther thepackage
r package with cream and andPopular andPopular
Popular pkg 10c 1 Oc sometimes f r u i teitherfamily teither teitherfamily
family size 15c way a it is delicio delicioThe delicious delicioushid
hid The e Mernoty ernor ernorPostum lingers
Postum Cereal Co Ltd Battle Creek Mich U S A
Engagement of Miss Ells Ellstrom Ellstrom Ellstram
trom to Swedish Noble Nobleman Nobleman Nobleman ¬
man Is Announced AnnouncedMINNEAPOLIS AnnouncedMINXEAPOLIS AnnouncedMINNEAPOLIS
MINNEAPOLIS March 38Tho Tho an announcement announcement announcement ¬
nouncement of the engagement Ofllag ment of Mfcw MfcwVictoria MIMVictoria MiesVictoria
Victoria daughter of the Rev and Mrs MraC Nr NrC MrsC
C G Ellstrom and Paron WHhelm WHhelmBrikson WlIbelmErikson WilhelmPirikson
Brikson von Kehler of t Russia and andSweden andSweden andSweden
Sweden marks the culmination of a apretty apretty apretty
pretty romance which had its begin beginning beglnnlnS beginning ¬
ning in Minneapolis five years ago agowhen agowben agowhen
when the baron met his future bride bridewhile bridewhile bridewhile
while a guest at a piano recital recitalThe recitalTho recitalThe
The baron expects to remain in the thecity thecity thecity
city abo ab > a month as a guest at the theEllstrom theEnstrom theElistrom
Ellstrom nome Ba Baron oa von Xohler said PtlJdhe saidhe Id Idh
h he would indorse the marriage marrta fII of ofEuropean ofEuropean ofEuropean
European noblemen and American heir heiresses lMtre heiresses ¬
esses e ees providing they love each other otherPie otherHe I IHe
He declared declared that a man was w never neverpoor neverPOOr neverpoor
poor as Ions 1on as he possessed a title titleMiss tineoI1 titleMlae
Miss oI1 Bllstrom is popular among her hersocial heroclal hersocial
social set and prominent in the musical
life of the cityDEMOCRATS city cityRumors cltyDEMOCRATS
Rumors Regarding Regardibg RegardingPresidential I Next NextPresidential NextPresidential
Presidential Campaign Ex Expected Expected Expected ¬
pected to Develop DevelopDemocrats DevelopDemocrate DevelopDemocrats
Democrats are looking to the e dinner dinnerplanned cJtanerplaBned dinnerplanned
planned by prominent MOIDt ont members of the theparty tMpArt theparty
party pArt at the New Ne Willard on April tt ttin 11In 12In
in honor of o the MTth anniversary of the thebirth fhebirth thebirth
birth of Thomas Jefferson to develop developrumors developrulDCXS developrumors
rumors regarding reprdl th the next PrwJdeniial Preakicudalcampaign PrwJdeniialcampaign PrNldenUaJcalftpejgn
campaign campaignThe campaignThe v vThe i
The banquet will be given under the theauspices theau theauspices
auspices au plces of th the national Democratic Democraticcommittee Democratlccommittee Democraticcommittee
committee and the Congressional COBrre ioQl IX Dem Democratic eA eAocratlc n nocratic
ocratic committee committeeOne committeeOne committeeOne
One of the speakers win wi be Senator SenatorBenjamin SenatorBenjamin SenatorBenjamin
Benjamin F Shively of Indiana IJadta a n xron xrontioned JrODtlon on ontioned
tioned tlon as a possibility for the Demo Democratic Democratic Democratic ¬
cratic Presidential nomination Other Otherspeakers OtherIpeakcrs Otherspeakers
speakers will be Senator Hughes of ofColorado orColorado ofColorado
Colorado Senator Gore of Oklahoma OklahomaRepresentative OklahomaRlpreeentaUvt OklahomaRepresentative
Representative Glut Chases mo Clark of oreourl Missouri Mis Missouri ¬
souri and Representative Repr ntattYe Clayton of ofThe orAlabama ofAlabama
AlabamaThe Alabama AlabamaTb
Tb The Democracy ot Thomas Jeffer Jefferson Jetteeon Jefferson ¬
son Jeffersons Political Philosophy Philosophyand
and The Vital hal taI Principal of Republics Republicswill
will be the subjects ub ta of some of 0 the thetoasts thetoats thetoasts
toasts toastsAH toatsAll toastsAll
All the addresses will center upon uponprlnctp the theprinciples theprinciples
principles prlnctp of C Jefrersonian Democracy Democracybut mocnuY mocnuYbut
but it is expected that soon of the theguests thegue theguests
guests gue tllJ may break br away from that topi topicand topiand topIaDd
and drift into modern rD day discussion ofDemocracy of ofDemocracy ofDemoc
Democracy DemocracyThe Democ DemocracyThe y yThe
The program and menu IIMItU already has hasbeen hasbHon hasbeen
been prepared It is If printed on hard hardcard bardcard hardcard
card board on the front of which is a aphotograph aphot aphotograph
photograph phot Ph of Thomas Jefferson amt ae2a
a copy of Q his hi autograph auto Ph The Th remain remainIng reoma reomaIng remain
in Ing pages es will contain Co tafn names of thebanquet the thebanquet e ebarQuet
banquet committees ommltt s and nd a list of the
speakersTHREE speakers speakersTwo speakersTHREE
Two Kennedy Sisters Siste andheir and andTheir
Their heir Brother Mar Married Married Married ¬
ried Secretly SecretlySPOKANE Secret SecretlySPOKANE y ySPOKAE
SPOKANE March 28 SThe The Ken Kennedy Kennedy Kennod ¬
nedy nod family of Spokane has a record recordof recordof
of three ree elopements within Uhll1 one year yearA YerA yearA
A few fe days ago Miss XI Xaude Ken Kennedy Kennedy ¬
nedy and C H Pugh were married at atCoeur atCoeur atCoeur
Coeur dAlene d by the Fey W EPowell E EPowell EPowell
Powell of the Baptist church of that thatplace thatplace thatplace
place and none but the necessary witnesses wit witnesses witne ¬
nesses ne es were we e presentMrs present presentMrs presentMrs
Mrs Webb Morrill nee nee Kennedy Kennedyeloped Knnedyeloped Kennedyeloped
eloped at the time of her marriage a ashort ahort ashort
short time ago Edward Kennedy Kennedyelder Kennedyelder Kennedyelder
elder son also wont to Coeur dAlene dAlenea
a year ago ag o and was married Be kept keptCINQUINIO kepthIs kepthis
hIs wedding eddlng secret for several weeksCINQUINIO weeks weeksCINQUINIO
Doctors at t Casualty Casualt Hospital Ho pltal saidtoday said saidtoday saidtoday
today that Nicholas Clnqulnio twen twentvseven t twentyseven en entyseen
tvseven years old of Ivy IV City D C Cwho cho Cwho
who ho was injured by falling from a amoving amolng amoving
moving train would recover Cln ClnI Clnqulnlo Cmnquinlo
I gulnio attempted to board the train atIvy at atIvy
Ivy Pity It yesterday after It had start started started ¬
ed lost his hold on the rail and rolleddown rolled rolleddown ro > Ild Ilddown I
down an embankment
I IPresident
President Hill Has Plan forExperimental for forExperimental forExperimental
Experimental Farming toTest to toTest toTest
CHICAGO March 28 8Wheat Wheat oats oatsbig oatsbig oatsbig
big red apples and other costs of liv living livIng living ¬
ing In size and variety y rlety indicating that thatthey thattbe thatthey
they tbe are anything but scarce and highpriced high highpriced highpriced
priced make tip tI tk L tt land show under underthe er erthe
the auspices of the Immigration De Department Department Department ¬ II
partment of the Great Northern rail railroad railroad railroad ¬
road This show is DnA of the most mostelaborate mostelaborate mostelaborate
elaborate of those held this year under underthe underthe underthe
the auspices au of this tbl railroad in th the largecities large largecities largedtles
cities President L 1 W Hill of the theGreat theGreat theGreat
Great Northern North m expected to be a visitor visitorGeneral visitorGeneral l8ttorGalieral
General Immigration Immiflr3Uon Immi raiion Agent E C Loody Leodycstnio LoodyefLWO Loodycamo
cstnio to supervise the finishing finl blng touches touchesAmong toucheAmong
Among the displays dl 1aY3 are eighteen or ortwenty ortwenty ortwenty
twenty varieties of wheat These include In Include Inclu ¬
clude clu e durum which has a a record of 40 40to 40to 40to
to M bushels I to t the acre In Montana Montanaturkey Montanaturke Montanaturkey
turkey turke red Scotch fife blue stem stemJones 8teInJone mesaJones
Jones flfe Little Club and others otherswhich othershleh otherswhich
which hleh the professors of agronomy disctu dis discus til tilc ¬
cus c + a learnedly Oats are displayed up upto upto upto
to the Big Banner B ner variety which yields yieldsas Ie1d6 Ie1d6high
as high as 8 12 uc bushels to the acre The Theexhibit Theexblblt Theexhibit
exhibit of o alfalfa also aJ It interesting interestingExperimenting InteresUnlExperimenting interestingExperimenting
Experimenting With Soils SoilsVisitors SoilsVisitors SoilsVisitors
Visitors to the Chicago show are much muchinterested muchInttrNited muchinterested
interested in the plan for experimental experimentalfarm experimentalfarms
farm in Montana to prove the adapt adaptability adaptability adaptability ¬
ability of the tb soil to various crops The Titoplan Theplan Thoplan
plan was w originated by Hill of the theGreat 1heGreat theGreat
Great Northern railway The work will willbe willbe willbe
be car carded led on under the jurisdiction of ofProf otProt ofPref
Prof Thomas Shaw the agricultural agriculturaland a lcuttural lcutturalaDel
and soil expert The general outline or orthe ofthe f fthe
the plan is as follows followsEach follo folloEach va vaEach
Each farmer who engages ia such experimental ex experimental experlmeutal ¬
perimental work will furnish where pos possible pOIIBible peesible ¬
sible six tx acre acr < < of land which hlc1t has b baumlllr been beensummer en ensummer
summer fallow fallowd the t previous year tr or orsnail orthat orthat
that h has grown a cultivated crop He Heshau Heshall
snail grow tn ft two acres one OIl acre of ofeach oreach ofeach
each of the foil > wing wln crops Durum Durumspring Durumspring Durumspring
spring wheat beAt spring ye yer oats or white whitehuUess whlthuUeu whitehufese
huUess barley The third third acre is 1 to tobe tobe tobe
be sown to field peas onehalf to be put putin putin
in with ltb the grain drill and nd the other otherhalf otherhalt otherhail
half to be drilled in rows and culti cultivated cultivated cultivated ¬
vated The fourth zc acr CT > SB to be planted plantedto
to corn The fifth acre Is e to be planted plantedonehalf plaDtedODehaJt plantedwashalt
onehalf to field beans DS and the th other otherhah oUterhalt otherhalf
hah sown to alfalfa The sixth acre acreis acrei acreis
is i to be summer fallowed and Ad sown JIOW to towinter tobter towinter
winter bter wheat wheatFarmer whe wheatFarmer t tFarmer
Farmer Retains Crops CropsWhen CrepsPJlen CropsWhen
When PJlen new breaking only er part stub stubbie stubbht stubbie ¬
bie can be furnished tur iabed the first ftr t acre Is to tobe tobe tobe
be sown t t4 to flax the second to alfalfathe alfalfa alfalfathe al1tathe
the third planted to corn and the fourth fourthto fttUrtto
to held beans The two remaining acres acnware acni8Al acresare
are Al 10 lObe be summer fallowed and one oneof oneof oneof
of them rows W1l to winter rye ryeThe ryeThe ryeThe
The crops ero are tr tc he grown from tromfuml seed seedfurnished seedfurnished
fuml furnished hed free r t by b the Great Northern Northernrailway Northernrailway orthenarallWA
railway rallWA The grower furnishes Uvthe Uvtherailroad to ttotherailroad the theraUroad
railroad a a statement nt of yields teIda The Thefanner Thetanner Thefarmer
tanner retains the crop Th The Great Greatued GretXorthnn GreatNorthern
Northern railway Is to PRY the farmer farmern0 I
n0 1 per acre for each acre or land 110 soused 110ueed
used The crops are to b k grows sub subject subJeer ¬
ject to the instruction in trucUo1S given by Prof ProfThomas Protorhomaa ProfThomas I
Thomas Shaw ShawIt
It is expected there will be considerable consider considerable der ¬
able abl rivalry among th the various localities localitiesto IocU es esto I
to see T no can make the tb best showing showingThe showingThe
The movement whichthe whl hthe Great North Northern Northern ortb ortbem ¬ I
ern railway ratlw is launching is the first of ofits ofits
its kind in this thl country countrySUES eoqntrySUES countrySUES I
Suit for absolute divorce was filed filedtoday tile tiletoday fliedtoday < <
today by Florence May lay Ray against againstHarold againstHarold SalMtHrold
Harold T Ray R8 f r The couple were married mar married martied ¬
ried In Portsmouth P Va July S 1906 1906and 190iand
and have one child The wife lfe is repre represented r represented pro prosnted ¬
sented by Attorney Harry HIUT G KlmbalL KlmbalLLeads KlmbaJLHoods KlmbalLH
Hoods HoodsSarsacarilla H ds dsSarsaparilla
Sarsaparilla SarsacarillaLeads
Leads all other medicines medi nes in inthe inthe inthe
the cure of all spring ailments ail ailments ailments ¬
ments humors loss of ap appetite appetite appetite ¬
petite that tired feeling feelingpaleness feelingpaleness feelingpaleness
paleness and nervousness nervousnessTake nervousnessTake
Take it itGet itI itGet itGet I
Get it today toda in usual liquid form or ortablets ortnblets ortablets
tablets called Sarsatabs 100 Doses SL JLA SLA SLOnePound
A OnePound OnePoundPackage OnePoundPackage OnePoundPackage
Package Packageof
i of the themostsatls most satis satisfactory satisfactory ¬
r t
° facto factory coffee you youever you youQ
Q o ever useder used usedPerlb25c
a Perlb25c er c
After the Long Lenten Period PeriodHere
Here is an opportunity to buy choicemeats choice
1 meats handled and displayed under the theT theT
T 1 most sanitary Old Dutch Methods Methodsi MethodsE MethodsE
E i At Phenomenal Prices PricesSirloin PricesA
Sirloin Steak lb
14c 14cBeef 14cK 14cK
K Beef Tenderloin lb 15C 15CBeef 15cS I5cBeef
Beef Rolls all alllean lean meat Ib 14 14Bouillon 14BoUllion 14Bouillon
Bouillon Corned Beef Ib lOc lOcHamburger lOcHamburger lOcHamburger
Hamburger Steak lb lOc 10cRolled lOcRoBed iocRolled
Rolled Boneless Corned Beef Bris Brisket BrisB BrisketIb ¬
ket ketIb Ib lOc 10cChoice lOcChoice lOcChoice
Choice Steaks lb 12 l2ltc c cTop
E Top Rib of Beef lb l2 12c 12cCIodRoastlb cE c cE
E CIodRoastlb Clod Roast lb 123cPrime 12ic 12icPrime l2cF
Prime Rib Roast lb 12cCorned 12 12c 12cCorned c
F 1 Corned Shoulder lb 14c 14cAt 14cOld 14cMd
Old Dutch Market MarketAt
At All 3 I Stores
930 Louisiana Ave N W WIn WIn WIn
In the Middle of the Block
500 Eighth Street S E EOn Eo Eoe
On o the Corner of E
3101 M Street N W I
Tii TiiDr 9 S C o waY waYDr
Dr Samuel personally fits all glasses andwhile and andwhile and andwhile
while he cannot guarantee that your eyes eyeswill eyeswill eyeswill
will not change he will guarantee e perpetual perpetualsatisfaction perpetualsatisfaction perpetualsatisfactan
satisfaction if you will visit him periodically periodicallyNo
No charge for consultation consultationA consultationTine consultationThe
Tine Palais Royal RoyalI
T Two VO Greatest Sales Salesi9O7191O ases asesIt
19071910 i9O7191O0It 0It
It was August 30 1907 when the sale of waists from one onetable onetable onetable
table 6x10 feet amounted to 51500 51500Not 1500 1500Not 1500Not
Not since then has any sale equaled this record recordTomorrow recordTomorrow recordTomorrow
Tomorrow March 29 promptly at 830 830a a m this historic historicfirstfloor historicfirstfloor historicfirstfloor
firstfloor table will be found filled with waists at 198 for forchoice forchoice forchoice
choice many of which are superior to those th e that were on this thisabte thistable thisfable
table abte three years since at 596 298 for choice resulting in satesamounting sates satesamounting saiesamounting
amounting to i1SOO i1SOOHistory 1500 1500History 1500History
History is to be repeated repeatedA
A greater history is to be made madefor for on other firstfloor firstfloortables firstfloortables firstfloortables
tables will be waists at 89c and 298 that will prove equally equallyastounding equallyastounding equallyastounding
89c 89cSome
Some Worth 250 250Besides 250Besides 250Besides
0 Besides the two tailored tailoredand tailoredgarments
garments as pictured are arethe arethe
the new Gibson with pleat pleatand pleatcJ1
cJ1 it and pocket and twentyone twentyonedifferent twentyonedifferent t tfects
different styles in lingerie ef effects effects ¬
fects some with pleated ja jabot jabot ¬
r bot edged with Valenciennes Valencienneslace
lace are newt newly attractive attractiveMaterials attractiveMaterials attractiveMaterials
Materials include inch Linene In India India Indla ¬
dia Linen Madras and Cross Crossbarred Cr Crossbarred s sbarred
barred Muslin MuslinSome
7t 7tIi 1 198 198Some
q4 Some r Worth X400 X400Words 400 400Words 400lords
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Words lords or pictures are in inadequate inadequatewhen ¬
± adequate adequatewhen when 196 will willpurchase willchase
purchase I chase pure linen Waists Waistsexquisitely
exquisitely e Ie site hand embroider embroidered
ed And think of 198 for forWaists forr
r Waists made entirely of finestembroidery finest finestembroidery
embroidery So different but hiltequally butequally
equally charming are the theelaborate theelanorate
elaborate models with back backand backI
I 1 and sleeves stetv ° s of Swiss Embroid Embroidery Embroidt
J i t cry si dld id Valenciennes Lace LaceOver LaceV
V Over Giie iie hundred different differentstyles
2 styles to select fromj from fromSome 1
j ii 0 y 42 298 98 E E89c h th t f
89c Some Worth 750
New Styles StylesPerfect StylesPerfect StylesPerfect
Perfect fit fitBest fitBest FitBest
Best finish
Msst woaees are jsd s or Irish Croe Crochet et Iaceud IaceudkJtgw Laosandwill
will kaow 7ww te t e triBMriage ea many of these be e waists W8A are aloes aIoeewor1k aloesworth aloaowortktwfcS296
wortktwfcS296 worth twice 2256 IS Those TM e of imported Batiste B wish wtdteRlbroIcIerT eyelet eyeletThe eyeletembroidery
embroidery and sheerr lace ki wimnsngg IJ xe aiM RPCb RPCbbe aperbThe
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to the most hypercritical of connoisseurs CODDDI eIIU Elbow three tiresquarter threequarter lanequar1
quarter quar1 < < and long sleeves will be aoted
Shirt Waist Skirts 500 500The m
The Correct Walking Length LengthThese lengthThese LengthThese
These new accordionpleated garments are of good goo quality qualitytaffeta qualitytaffeta qualitytaffeta
taffeta silk in black navy and brown brownIntended bro11Intended brownIntended
Intended for one of the most exclusive stores of i Philadel Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia ¬
phia superior tailored skirts made to retail at 10 10Note 10Note 10Note
Note that the quantity is very limited and that no nomore nomorewill more morewill morewill
will be b here at the price price5 5
Collars oars1 13c 13cBlackstona 1 3cBlackstone 3c 3cBlackstooe
Blackstone is to women whatEarlf wlsatEattkWIISOn whatEarlfVttsoa WMt Ea1tJ Ea1tJWilson
Wilson is to men a name syaoapteosswlthbeststamdard syaoaysaotM syaoaysaotMwith syIMIlYJIICMIIwith
with wlthbeststamdard best standard at 25c k The special specialsale specialsale specialsale
sale price price13C 13c each or 2 for 35o 260wIII 260wIIIa 85owWattract w wattract
attract a purchasers urcbM < < s wilting s to 0 secws secwssupplies 5eCW8supp1k6
supplies lor 1 the season Joe the alb e pie ptetures pietures
tures above allO end and the perfect perfectBlnckstone fit of the theBlacknone IfteBlack3toDe
Belts 49c 49cSome 49cSome 49cSome
Some are ekwtfc tic some are leather leathereach oat 1eaC oateach
each C fitted with a buckle alone worth worthSOc wot worth9e h hiOc
SOc and more Rather clever wasat wasatit W wasntthese Qs QsIt
thesethink it to k Wok of of belts in conjunction with witkthese withso
these so buckles k Generous too in offev o oIDg < <
tag our patrons belt and Dd buckle at 49c
because th the belt maker w would havegiven have havegiven
given us 4Jc each and gladly taken allof all allof aUof
of the bcckles bt rsles
r Ready Again AgainWe
We would v OU1d not accept acc apt pt more orders ordersthan ordersthan ordersthan
than we could properly fill before Easter Easterand Easterand Easterand
and though we disappointed disappt nted many we wepleased wepleased wepleased
< 5 Gtxr cV r pleased all whose orders we wedid did acceptReady accept acceptReady acceptReady
Ready again againto to take orders or To Tosoothe Tosoothe Tor
1 i soothe those we had to turn away bey be before before ¬
y fore Easter we quote special ciai prices prkesi ices icestomorrow
I i tomorrow for 1 < < the 75 5 S4c for 1 < < SI L l a MId d S119 S119i 119 119o
o t 5 Z3 9 gC C for 1 the e UiO Pratc FoWiIre w w4 < i Pbliap Pbliapa4
a4 r i tomorrow for the 35 and 3Sc for 1 < < the MI 5ftc 30cg 5ftccr liOcC
21 Z I C Flowers etc TeA 0 5bou choen uck M to pick 1 from 1101IIc 1
i cr c r1QQ > Q Q tomorrow for S sat fx and a d 5325 for all SS SSv 5 5r 5LOC
v r 2 LOC OC 8 8 Untrimmed Ilas Ha with choice IoIce of every flYer
4 latest Jak shape aad color colori coI < <
I i f tomorrow tomorr < for l lk c and ISc for f < < SOc yard yardn
15 I JC C Braids m mrrecUy JMhi ae Jecis and colors colorsper
Li n per cent discount SCOUIK tomorrcT oa o sM allat Aigrettes
1 0 V 1 at 5 5 to ei0 60 and al Plumes at S5 to S45 S45tomorrow S45tomorrow
tomorrow for f < < 75c Sc Velvet Rttoas Rtb I oBs 33c for forDOC f < <
6 DOC 5 C 40c Omber Onr ber Ribbons 21e le for forr for25c 2Se 5e MaSse MattaeA MaSseA

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