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Showers Showehtand Sunday u Tonight htand and andSunday Qrhe 1 a hin1Jton Qrime i LAST LASTEDITION EDITION EDITIONDUMBER I INUMBER
It Is Not Even a Christian ChristianOrganisation ChristianI ChristianOrganization ChristianOrganization I
Organization He Tells TellsS
S S Convention ConventionUNVEIL ConventionUNVEIL ConventionUNVEIL
President and Congress Is Lauded Laudedfor Laudedfor Laudedfor
for Their Recognition of the theAssociations theAssociations theAssociations
Associations Work WorkQualifying V VorkQualifying rk rkQuaUffnS
Qualifying his statement by declar declaring deelarinS declaring ¬
ing that the oRman CatholJcrChurch CatholJcrChurchof
of South America was not the same sameas sameas sameas
as the Roman Catholic Church of this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country Robert Speer one of the sec secretaries se seretarles seeretarles ¬
retarles of the board of foreign mis missions mlsslons missions ¬
sions of the Presbyterian Presby terlan church churchSixth chur churchstartled h
startled the members of the Worlds WorldsSixth WorldsSixth I
Sixth Sunday School Convention today
by asserting that the Roman Catholic CatholicChurch CatholicChurch CatholicChurch
Church of South America Is not even evena
a Christian organization organizationMr
Mr Ir Speer quoted a statement of ofProf otProto ofProf
Prof Monteverdi of Montevideo Ura Uraguay Uragua Uraquay I
quay gua to the effect that the Catholic Cftholicreligion CltboUcreligion Catholicreligion I
religion hates and antagonizes every everymovement everymovement everymovement
movement for the progress of the 6 68
000000 people of he South American Americanrepublics Americanrepublics Americanrepublics
republics H He further asserted that thatthe tbatthe thatthe
the American Methodists wore the theonly theoonly theonly
only body working today for the theevangelization theevangelization theevangelisation
evangelization of the republic r pub1ic of Ura Uraguay Uragua Uraquay
quay gua
We e dare not deliver any nation ot otthe orthe ofthe
the earth to a religious rel ous organization organizationwhich or organizationwhich nbatton nbattonwhich
which denies the Bible to the people peopledeclared peopledeclared peopledeclared
declared Mr lr Speer in an impassionedvoice impassioned impassionedvoice
voice 0 ice after setting forth the illiteracy illiteracyof
of the South Americans and also th thneeds the thtneeds theneeds
needs of these the c people for greater social socialmorality liIOCi socialmorality l lmorallt
morality morallt and political integrity integrityI
I wish to state however declaredMr declared declaredMr declaredMr
Mr Speer twice in the course of his ad address 3drese address ¬
dress rese that the Roman Catholic Church ChurchIn
In South America is not the same samethe as asthe asthe
the Roman Catholic Church of this thiscountry tAiacountry thiscountry
country It is not our intoatton to come comehere COOlehere Comehere
here with anything anytbb but low in our ourhearts ourhearts ourhearts
hearts toward other ot er organizations organizationsMost organlzadoDLMost organizatlonsMost
Most Dramatic MemenL MemenLThemost loemontrl1L Memontmost
Themost rl1L most dramatic moment of r themorn the themornralr themorn
mornralr morn session occurred when Marion MarioaLawrence Mar MarLawrence MarionLawrence
Lawrence In the coarse of a plea for forthe forthe forthe
the union of England and America in a aworldwide aOrldOQIJde aworldwide
worldwide evangelization movement movementcalledtho movementaIled movementcalledthe
calledtho aIled tbu Rev Carey Bonner of o Lon London London Lendon ¬
don to the platform and clasped hands handswhile bandwhUe handswhile
while an American and an English flag flagwere nagwere slagwere
were thrown over their shoulders shouldersAmerica shouldersAmerica shouldersAmerica
America and England clasp hands handsacross bandsacrO8 handsacross
across the s sea a today While lle we e enter entertain entetnin entertain ¬
tain the highest respect for flags of r all allnations allnations allnations
nations we must look to these the e two rep representing replesentlng representing ¬
resenting the AngloSaxon race to tochristianize tochristianize tochristianize
christianize the world We Ye are the fath fathers fathers fathers ¬
ers of Christs cause Mr Ir Lawrence Lawrencesaid Lawrencesaid Lawrencesaid
said as he took the hand of the rep representative representative representative ¬
resentative of the English Sunday SundaySchool SundayFchool SundaySchool
School Union and the audience burst burstforth burstforth bursti
i forth into a demonstration that had to tobe tobe tobe
be quieted by Dr Meyer MeyerTaft MeyerTaft IeyorTaft
Taft and House Thanked ThankedThe ThankedThe ThankedThe
The convention made formal recog recognition recognition recognition ¬
nition of the action of the House of ofRepresentatives ofRepresentativ ofRepresentaUvzs
Representatives s In adjourning In the theinterest theInterest theinterest
interest of the Bible class march A Aresolution Aresolution Aresolution
resolution ordered to be transmitted tothe to tothe tothe
the President of the United States and andto andI andto I
to the Speaker Spe < < ker of the House said inpart in inpart
partThe The members of the Sixth Worlds WorldsSunday WorldsSunday WorldsSunday I
Sunday School Convention assembled assembledin a embled embledIn
in the city of Washington beg respect respectfully reap respectfully t tfuUy ¬
fully to offer this expression expre slon of pro profoundly protoundly profoundly
foundly grateful appreciation appr iatlon of your yourresolutions yourresolutions
resolutions graciously graciou ly forwarded to the theconvention theconention theconvention
convention They believe that the send sending SendIng sendIns
ing of these resolutions and the unpre unprecedented unprecedented unprecedented ¬
cedented action of your House In ad adjourning adjourning ¬
journing In the Interest of the Bible Bibleclass Bibleclass Bibleclassmarchdeeds
class classmarchdeeds march marchGeeds Heeds so remarkably em emphasized emphasized emphasized ¬
phasized by the attendance at the con convention conentlon convention ¬
vention of his excellency the President Presidentof
of the United States and Mrs Taft as aswell asweIl aswell
well as by the Presidents strong and andinspiring andinspirinS andinspiring
inspiring address will cheer and uplift upliftthe upUftthe upliftthe
the worlds Sunday school army of ofnearly otnearly ofnearly
nearly 25000000 ODQOOO teachers and scholars scholarsand scholarsand scholarsand
and will give an Impetus to moral and andreligious andreligious andreligious
religious movements throughout the theworld theWorld
world I
Precedent Established EstablishedThey EstablishedooThey EstablishedThey
They further place on record their theirconviction th61rconvlctlQn theirconviction
conviction that In thus giving national nationalrecognition nationalreco nationalrecognition
recognition reco lt1on to the Sunday Sund3 school your yourhonorable yourhonorable yourhonorable
honorable House has
established a aContinued aContinued L LContinued
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Unsettled weather will continue to tonight tonl tonight ¬
night nl ht and Sunday east of the Missis Mississippi Misslsslppi I1S I8 I8slppl ¬
sippi river with showers tonight and andalso andalso andalso
also on Sunday except over extreme extremeorthern
Northern districts districtsUnsettled districtsFORECAST districtsFORECAST
Unsettled showers tonlehtt and Sun S n ¬
Sun day light to moderate southwest to west westwinds weatwinds westwinds
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1 p m I 76
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3 p 1 m 78 7SSUN 78SUN 78SUN
Sun rises 442 44
Fun sets 711 711TIDE 711TIDE iIjTIDE
Today TodaYHigh High tide 610 a m and 643 643m e4sp 4S 4SP
P m Low tide 1222 12 a m and 12SS 12SSm 12SSTomorrow 1i6p
p m mTOlDQrrowHtgh
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72 9 p m Low tide de 102 10 02 a m and 134 134p 1Mp 134p
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HARPERS FERRY W Yo Va May la1 2L 21
Potomac clear and Shenandoah very verycloudy verycloudy ery erycloudy
cloudy today todayWhole todayc
Whole Windows Glazed for 125
Frank Llbbey Llbbe s ° Co 6th N Y Ave
Advt Adv
Vessels Which h Attempt A ttempt to toFollow toFoIlov toFollow
Follow Course Easily EasilyOutdistanced EasilyOutdistanced EasilyOutdistanced
OutdistancedPROPOSES Outdistanced OutdistancedPROPOSES OutdistancedPROPOSES
Sturdy Britons Enthuse Over Him Himas Himas
as IF I f He Were a Coun Countryman Countryman Courryman ¬
tryman trymanDOVER trymanDOVER ryman rymanDOVER
DOVER England May 2L 2LCount Count de deLesseps deLe deLessepe
Lesseps Le sep a French aviator today dupli duplicated dupUeted du1eated ¬
cated the epochal flight of Louis Bleriot Blerioton
on July Jut 25 6 1M by flying over tho Ens
Itch Channel from Calais to a point near nearthis nearthis nearthis
this city He started at 135 85 this after afternoon atternoon afternoon ¬
noon and made a splendid flight land landing landIng landing ¬
ing without mishap He expects to fly
back to Calais tonight tonightIt
It had been expected thtat the flightwould flightwould
would not be attempted today too and there therewere therewere therewere
were feW people Jeople on hand to witness
his departure depart dePaa dePaarttfre rttfre re For Fo several days he had hadbeen hadbeen
been planning the th trip but had beenforced been beenforced
forced to postpone p pc = tpone it by adverse weather weatherand weatherand eatherand
and other unfavorable conditions conditionsAlong conditionsAlong conditionsAlong
Along the coast of England for sev several M Mral several ¬
eral ral miles there was a fringe of peoplewatching people peoplewatching poopltchlnK
watching tchlnK for a glimpse of the flyer flyerI tIyerThough flyerThough
I Though Dover was as announced as the th thapproximate theapproximate
i approximate destination desUn ton the plane de descended demended
I scended a Mar ar Deal nine miles northeast northeastof
of here on the coast coastCourfie coastCour
Cour Course ie Followed by Vessels VesselsIn
In the channel at t the time there weretwo were weretwo
two French torpedo boats which tol tollowed followed
lowed th the daring aviator Many any English Englishvessels Englishe Englishvessels
vessels e ets were also in the vicinity and andthe a1dtbe andthe
the aviator was watched by crews ani anipassengers anipaeaenge andpassengers
passengers several vessels detecting to tofollow totollow tofollow
follow his course for some distance distanceBleriot distanceBlerIot distanceBleriot
Bleriot made his hi flight in the early earlymorn earlymornlDg earlymorning
morn morning Ing De Losseps however started start started started ¬
ed at a much less favorable time timewhen timehtn timewhen
when htn a stiff breeze was ag beginning tokick to toklek
kick up the white caps He shotaway shot shotawa
away awa from the French shore on thetwentyfivemile the thetwentYfivemile
twentYfivemile journey rising eas easIly easily
Ily 11 and within a short tim time was in ina Instraight ina
a straight line across the waterIn water waterIn waterIn
In spite of c the wind the machine machineseemed ma machineseemed hfne hfneseemed
seemed to be under perfect pertectc control controlIt I1trol I1trolIt
It sped along atexpress at express speed easily
outdistancing t the boats that attempt ¬
ed to follow folloIs it itGlides itGlides L LGlides
Glides Gracefully Down DownWhen Do DownWhen
When nearing the English shore it Itswerved itswerved
swerved gracefully slowed and andswooped andswooped
swooped down gliding the greater greaterpart greaterpart greaterpart
part of the last few te hundred feet feetThough feetThough feetThough
Though there were comparatively few fewpersons tewrerson fewe
persons a e rsons about the landing place within withina
a few a minutes the entire countryside < lc
had given up its inhabitants to the th
throng that gathered about men IDf and andplane andplane andplane
plane Though the second man to 0 cross
the channel by air like the first was a
Frenchman the welcoming crowds withproverbial with withproverbial withproerbial
proverbial British sportsmanship greet greeted greeted greeted ¬
ed him heartily heartilyDE heartilyDE heartilyDE
PARIS May fa30 lCount 21 Count Ismael De DeLesseps DeLesseps DeLesseps
Lesseps who today crossed the Eng English Engl1sh English ¬
lish channel in an aeroplane has haslong haslong haslong
long been known as one of the mostdaring most mostdaring mostdaring
daring sportsmen of France In spiteof spite
of his youth The news of his victorytoday victory victorythuslasm
toda today was as reeehed In Paris with en enthusiasm
thuslasm equalled only by b the successof success successof successPaulhan
of Paulhan in the LondontoManches LondontoManchester Londonto anches anchester
ter flightCount flight flightCount fightCount
Count De Lesseps Lea eps Is a daring autoh auto automobillst automoblJ1st
mobillst and has made a name for
himself besides as a duelist He is isone isone isone
one of the few men wbo have fought
In France in recent years and have
fought in earnest But a few days daysago daysa daysagoon
agoon ago a oon on May 3 3he he and Count Just
De Pollgny following a quarrel at
the circus fought with pistols and andswords ands7 andswords
swords swordsWhen s7 swordsWhen > ords ords11en
When 11en the men met in the Pare dee
Princes rapiers were ere used bt as Count
Count Do Pollpny Is lame after the
first clash pistols were substituted by b3
the seconds Six shots were exchanged
but neither was as hit There was no rec reconciliation reconclllaUon reconclllatlon ¬
onciliation between tween the principals
De Lesseps hurried from Spain to
Paris to take ttk part In the duel The
day before the fight he was badly
Jarred but not seriously hurt when hen his his
biplane fell and was wrecked at Barce Barce1About ¬
lona lonaAbout lonaAbout
About De Le Lessens ssePe feat there is little littleof UtUeot littleof
of the glamor that marked the firstcrossing first firstcrossing firstcrossing
crossing of the channel but he Is Isnevertheless isnevertheless isnevertheless
nevertheless hailed as a hero It brings
home to Englishmen the fact that the
breaking down of Englands Engl nds walls alls of ofwater orater ofwater
water ater long held the island natlons nationschief natlonschief natlonschief
chief safeguard Is not a mttter of a
fluke but a comparatively easy feat featBODY featBODY featBODY
Mrs Rosa E Garretts Motive for
Ending Life Is Not NotAscertained NotAscertained NotAscertained
Ascertained AscertainedThe
The body of Mrs Jrs Rosa Ro a E Garrett Garrettwho Garrettwho
who who ended her life by inhaling iliuminating Illumi Illuminating mumlnaUn ¬
nating naUn gas as In a a room at 432 4 K street streetnorthwest streetnorthwest streetnorthwest
northwest was taken to her former formerhome tonnerhome formerhome
home in Catletts Va today for inter interment Interment interment ¬
ment mentyears mentMrs
Mrs 1 Garrett who was tentythree tentythreeYears
years old was formerly Miss l ss Shanholtz Shanholtzof
of Catletts She hc had been separated
from her husband hu nd about three years yearsand yearsand ears earsaM
and for the last few months had been
living Uvin in Washington
Henry B Hushes a roomer In the
house detected the odor of escaping gas
The woman was as lying in the bed with a
I rubber tube tub connected with Sth a gas jet
between her lips Persons living Ih1n in I the thei
i louse ° use said they thecould could learn no motive
for th the womans act actFARMER
Jarvis A Smith a seventyyearold
farmer was killed when his norse be ¬
came frightened at a passing automo ¬
bile and the wagon was overturned overturnedFront overturnedFront overturnedFront
Front Doors Glazed 400 Apiece ApieceFrank ApieceFrank I
Frank Llbbey Llbbe Co 6th 8 N Y Ave I
Adv Ad
Leaders in inFight Fight on Gas Monopoly I
i i I i
I I Joint Author With Representative Gary Garyof Car Y Yof
of Bill to Provide 8oCent 8 t Gas GasPAY GasPAYDIRECTOR s sPAY
I 1I i 1
Annapolis Official Selected Selectedas
as Na Navy N vy Paymaster PaymasterBy Pa master masterGeneral 1 1Gener
General L LI e eBy
j Pay Director Thomas 5 j J Cowie now nowstationed DOWstationed nowstationed
I stationed atihe Naval atI91 Academy Aea my at An Annapolis Annapalil Annapolis ¬
napolis will succeed Rear Admiral Rog Rogers ROSrs Rogera ¬
ers rs as paymaster general ge e l et f the navy navyaccording navyaccordln navyacoor
according accordln acoor to high OMdJ offtelaJ i el the departmcnt depart department departI ¬
I mcnt mcntIt J Y YIt 4 4It
It was v waM aM M this aftenfoja aiter afterno that offteiaJ offteiaJi ofiidaiannouneeh
i announcement announcem ont At of DirecterCowtes Dlrec Director towles owies ssleci MMe aeteetlon MMetlon
i tlon for tills Important post will be made madeby < e ej 81 81I
j by Secretary of the Nary Meyer within withiaI withinthe 1UtI I II
I the next few da days daysMr > s si sII
i Mr Meyer today approved the appttca appttcaI 8ppUcatlon
II I tlon of Paymaster General Rogers to be beI beplaced
I placed on the retired list No o secretI secret was wasmade wasmade
made of the fact that if he had not notplted ap applied aaplied ¬
plied for reiiement re rement he would have been beenforced 1te4Mforced beenforced I
I forced to resign as a result of the friction fric friction friction ¬
tion between him and the Secretary SecretaryCooperation SecretaryCooperation SecretaryCooperation
Cooperation Desired DesiredI
I In looking for the beet man possible possibleto
to succeed succee Rear Admiral Rogers Mr MrMeyer MrMeyer lr lrerer
Meyer erer has been actuated solely by his htedesire hisdesire hisdesire
desire to obtain one who ho would go intothe into intothe intothe
the place with an open and unbiased unbiasedmind unbiasedmind unbiasedmind i
mind and with lth the determination to co cooperate cooperate cooperate ¬
operate In the fullest manner p possiblewith possible possiblewith U1ble U1blewith
with J J Mendenhall the financial expert ex expert etpert ¬
pert who has been given the work of ofproviding otprovldln ofproviding
providing for the Navy Department Departmentthe
the best possible system of bookkeep bookkeeping ¬
Ins in and auditing auditingBefore
Before making any announcement ts of ofCowies ofCowies ofCowies
Cowies selection s ectlon Mr M Meyer will have haveit
it thoroughly understood that the new newpaymaster newpaymaater newpaymaster
paymaster general eneral will have before him himthe himthe himthe
the task of ot introducing Into the navy navya
a model system of accounting g one onewhich onewhl onewhich
which whl h will m compare favorably with theaccounting the theaccounting theaccounting
accounting systems of the big business businessconcerns bue1neconcerns businessconcerns
concerns of the country countryAs
As Mr r Mendenhall Mend nhaU has as had wide 1de ox oxperience oxperience i iperience
perience In such work the Secretary Secretaryof
of the Navy Nay has decided that the man manwho manwho manwho
who takes Rogers Ro es place must give givehim Jlvehim givehim
him every eer opportunity and facility facilityfor facilityfor I Ifor
for putting Into iI execution all the thechanges thec thechanges
changes c anges and innovations he finds ad advisable advlsabl advisable ¬
Highly Recommended RecommendedPay
Pay Director Cowie has made an en enviable enVIable enviable ¬
viable record at the Naval Academyand Academy Academyand Aca dem 30 30and
and has been highly recommended by byCommandant b bCommandant byCommandant
Commandant Boyer of the Academy AcademyWith Academyylth AcademyWith
With the retirement of Rogers theatmosphere the theatmosphere theatmosphere
atmosphere of the Navy Nav Department DepartmentIs
Is greatly cleared The trouble began beganlast beganlast beganlast
last winter when Rogers and Rear RearAdmiral RearAdmiral RearAdmiral
Admiral cj Cipps JPPR pps chief of the Bureau of ofConstruction ofConstructhm ofConstructon
Construction and Repair gave testi testimoney testlmoney testimoney
money before the House Committee onNaval on onNaval onNaal
Naval Affairs Af irs to which Mr Meyer took tookserious tookserious tookserious
serious exception Meyer howevertook however howevertook howeertook
took no steps at that time to separate separateeither separateeither separateeither
either Rogers or Capps from the serv service service service ¬
Who Is Aiding in n the Fight F ght for Cheaper CheaperGas CheaperGas CheaperGas
Gas for the District DistrictRTODEl D DistrictLORIMER strict strictLORIMER
Senator Will Defend Himself Himselfin
in Speech Against Brib Bribery Bribery Bribery ¬
ery Allegations AllegationsAn
An airing of the attacks against agaL1 a ainat < < t ttor Sana Sanator Senator
tor Lorimer L < tnmer of Illinois involving alleged allegedbribery alleged allegedbribery
bribery in his election by the Illinois IlItnosLesislature IllinoisLegislature IllinoisLegislature
Legislature will 111 be forthcoming in th thSenate t the theSenate o
Senate early next weekSenator week weekSenator eek
Senator Lorimer wilt deliver a sp gch gchto ch chto
to a question of personal privilege in inwhich Inhe inwhich
which he will vigorously deft 1 nself nselfagainst j jagainst
agaJn against t the charges char e8 made ma e conemi concanli conc rni g his hiselection hillelection hiselection
election He will Yo UI go farther r l this tnVand th thand thisand
and will demand an investigate n a 1 b tbj tbjSenate tbJSenate tb3Senate
Senate Committee on Privileges PrlvUe andEections awl aadEjections awlE
E EectionsWord Ejections EjectionsWord tJo08
Word has reached here from Chicago Chicagothat Chlcasothat Chicagothat 1
that Senator Lorimer is starting forCashington for forWashington
Washington today toda He will arrive here heretomorrow heretomorrow heretomorrow 1
tomorrow He has not been In Washing Washington Washll Washllton Washirton > ¬
ton since the charges concerning the themethods
methods utxd In his election were first firstprinted firstrinted firstprinted I
printed printedIn rinted rintedIn
In fact it has been een currently report reportedthat reportthat
edthat that Senators were anxious that thatSenator thatSenator thatSenator
Senator Lorimer should not appear on onthe ORthe onthe
the Senate floor until the charges chargesagainst
against him had been cleared up upIn upIn upIn I
In the investigation which he is ex expected expected ¬
pected to ask he will ask further ac according accordlns according ¬
cording to reports that Governor De Deneen Dcneon
neen Wayman Beckemeyer Beckemeyerand and Link Linkuc I
uc ul haled to Washington and their testi testimony testlman testimony ¬ I
mony man obtained obtainedA 1
A rumor was current here yesterday yesterdayand
that Lorimer had reached Washington Washingtonand I Iand
and caused much excitement and a aprotracted aprotracted aprotracted
protracted hunt for him which aided < JIdedIn
in nothing
It is expected the speech Lorimer will willmake willmake willmake
make on the floor the coming week weekpresumably weekpresumably weekpresumably
presumably Monday will be one of ofthe ofthe i
the sensations en ations of the session I
Whose Resolution R olut on Prohibiting Pro1 bitin Stock StockFplcitation StockExploitation j
Exploitation by District Gas Com Companies Companies Companies ¬
panies Has Been Favorably Re Reported Reported Reported ¬
ported by House Committe CommittePhenomenon CommitteCOMET CommitteCOMET
Phenomenon of Sky Though ThoughNot ThoughNot ThoughNot
Not Seen Here Is Vis Visible Visible Visible ¬
ible Elsewhere ElsewhereHaU ElsewhereHeJllvs ElsewhereNaUsrs
HeJllvs HaU ys cowt o wM JItdt h wo was to have haveyaw haveJ haveaid
yaw J AW the fc enha earth arttt i M4lalaaee 4IMaace visit sk sknelllDg Wdsevening ttrie j jevening
evening aMrtlj iMrti iWtIt after OKMUH will again againin j
In all probability evade the sight of ofmortals ofmortak ofmortals
mortals But this Ud isnt J ftt the comets cometsfault cometsfault cometsfault
fault Neither should s suepklouspersons suepklouspersonsdoubt spctois persons j
doubt that there really re Jly hi a Halleys HalleYscomet Haileyscomet i icomet
comet cometThe cometThe I IThe
The trouble this tht time lies with the theWeather theWeather theWeather
Weather Man and it I is likely th tint It t low lowering lowering lowering ¬
ering clouds win obscure the vision of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the longlookedfor astral visitor At Atthe Atthe Atthe
the Weather Bureau this morning the theforecaster thetoreeaater theforecaster
forecaster stated that there is little ho hoof hope hopeof hopeor
of the present uncertain weather condi conditions condltlom cony conylions ¬
lions undergoing a change before the thehour thehour thehour
hour wh when n the comet will be in sight In Inthe Inthe inthe
the evening sky skyNo skyNo skyNo
No observations were taken last night nightat nightat
at the Naval aval Observatory or the George Georgetown Geoqetovn Georgetown ¬
town University Observatory owing to tothe tothe tothe
the weather conditions conditionsWhile conditionst
While 1 t nUe Waahl Washington on astronomers last lastBift lastntIIht lastmatt
matt had hc given up all thought o at attempting atte attempting ¬
tempting te lpt1n to make observations andweregtting and andTs andi1A
weregtting Ts i1A re getting ttins the soundest nigtifs nlg is sleep sleepthy sleepthey looptby
thy have had since Hallrys s s comet cometbegun c cornetbetan met metb
begun b 1Ul to agitate the world again au autboritfec authcrttt4s antherttiss
tboritfec in observatories in other parts partsof prtSof partsof
of the country were enjoying a megnifleent meg magnificent m g gni ¬
nificent ni c6Iit flew few of the comet cometAt cometAt cometAt
At Yerkes Y kes Observatory in Wisconsin Wisconsinthe Wisconsinthe
the comet was under observation from fromj
740 j oclock until 835 when it was ob obscured 01 018Curel obscured > ¬
scured bv cldude c1 ude St Louis astronomers astrono astronomers astronom ¬
mers m < < s declare that It afforded the most mostbrilliant mostbriJllant mostbrilliant
brilliant spectacle ever witnessed wltDe ed by bythem DJthem bythem
them and that it shone with th a brightness bright brightness brightn ¬
ness n 65 exceeding ex > dine that of Venus VenusProf VenusProf genusProf
Prof George H Peters the sun sunspot sunspot sunspot
spot specialist at the Naval Observa Observatory Observator Observatory ¬
tory tor reports that no new ne sun spots spotshave spotshae spotshave
have been found The clouded sky sk of ofyesterday ofesterday ofyesterday
yesterday > and today made observa observations observation observationa ¬
tions tion almost impossible impossibleIf Impoe tble tbleIf
If the uncertainty of the weather weatherthis weatherthis eather
this evening precludes a glimpse of ofthe oftbe ofthe
the comet the watchers may still stilltake stilltake stilltake
take hope sf the astronomers They Theyassert Theyassert
assert that the cloudy weather we ther will willgive wl11ghe willgive
give way wa to clear skies within a ashort asbort ashort
short while and that then the curious curiouswill curiouswUI curiouswill
will be rewarded every evening for forsome torsome forsome
some days with a full view or otHalleys of Mr MrHalleys MrHalleys
Halleys comet tall and alL alLCOMET allCOMET allCOMET
LOS ANGELES May loy 21 21tblnlng 21tblnlngc1 Shining Shiningclear
clear c1 aI in the bright moonlight Halleys Halleyscomet HaIleyscomet Hallerscomet
comet glistened with a fanshaped fanshapedtall fanshapedtaU
tall on 1U first appearance in the theWest theet theWest
West et according to the reports today todayfrom tOdaytrom todayfrom
from the Carnegie Observatory on Mt 11tilson MtWilson j jWilson
Wilson WilsonThe ilson ilsonThe j
The train was visible through sev several 2iev 2ieveral several ¬
eral degrees An hour and fifty min minutes minutes minutes ¬
utes after the sun set the comet dropped drop dropped droppe ¬
ped pe below belo the horizon According A cordlng to toDirector toDirector toDirector
Director Hale the comet Is Isproen proven to tohave tohave tohave
have left none of its tail In the earths earthsatmosphere earthsatmosph earthsatmosph
atmosphere atmosph eru ro
It is charged in Chicago that the seat of William Lorimer in the United States Senate was w s purchased pur purchased purehsed ¬
chased that bribery and corruption and desertion ofparty of party pledges yes infested the Illinois Legislature Lor Lorimer Lorimer Lorimer ¬
imer himself is not not accused of wrongdoing but his political allies are for one of the alleged bribed Demo Democrats Democrats Democrats ¬
crats has squealed IlsquealedLolimer squealedLorimer squealedLorimer
Lorimer a big bigbrainy brainy man and a Republican State leader rose from a newsboy and a street car driver driverto i
to a capitalist and United States Senator The story of his life is an engrossing eugrofSin9 one Now that his pout political politoical poutical ¬
ical career perhaps faces a crisis makes the narrative all the more absorbing absorbingIt absorbingIt absorbingIt
It wilt ll be told exclusively in inThe in inThe InThe
The Stmda Sandaven1ngEdltion > > Boerfmg Edition of The Times Tomorrow TomorrowDoors
Doors iInch x Inch Thick 150 Apiece I I Pairs of No i Blinds for Sts 125 l 25 S i Pretty Mantels for 300 Apiece ApieceFrank Apiecerank
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Measures Me sures Limiting Price and Prohibiting Stock Exploi Exploitation Exploitation Exploitation ¬
tation Assured of Passage Through House and andSuccess andSuccess andSuccess
Success Depends Upon Senate SenateHIGHHANDED SenateHIGHHANDED SenateHIGHHANDED
Action of Committee in Reporting eporting BorIandCaryBilland BorlandCaryBillandCou3rey BorlandGary BorIandCaryBillandCoudrey Billand BillandCoudrey
Coudrey Resolution Favorably Expected to Halt HaltFurther HaltFurther HaltFurther
Further Action by Company CompanyEightycent CompanyEghtycent CompanyEightycent
Eightycent gas for Washkigt on has passed out of the th realm of ofpossibility ofpossibility ofpossibility
possibility and entered the less speculative spe cuative field of probability and andthe andthe andthe
the use of the gas properties for stock exploitation at the expense of ofconsumers ofconsumers ofconsumers
consumers has received a check which will cause the highbanded mo monopoly monopoly monopoly ¬
nopoly to halt at any contemplated scheme of jugglery such as it has hasengaged hasengaged hasengaged
engaged in with impunity heretofore heretoforeCongress heretoforeCongress heretoforeCongress
Congress has set one foot down solidly on gas greed gr thereby re removing r rmoving removing ¬
moving the question of Itposs possibility llity in decent gas legislation If it fol follows fol10ws follows ¬
lows up with the other foot even the question q cf probability will willhave winhave willhave
have been removed Resolvedto Resolved to specific terms this is the situation situationtoday situa Situationtoday o otoday
today todayThe
The lie House District Committee has unanimously approved the
BorlandCary bill making the price pf gas 80 cents centsThe centsThe centsThe
The House District Committee has unanimously approved the theCoudrey theCoudrey theCondrey
Coudrey resolution prohibiting the gas companies comp nies increasing increa their cap capitalization capitalization capitalization ¬
italization without specific authority authorit J of Congress CongressThe Con ess essThe
The House undoubtedly will ill pass both measures lneasl res at an 2 early earlydate earlydate dy dydate
A majority of the Senate District Committee is believed to be un unfriendly unfriendly unfriendly ¬
friendly to 80cent gas and to any proposal restricting capitalization capkafeationOn
On the floor of the Senate however it is believed both thesemeasures these thesemeasures tbesemeasures
measures would stand a good chance of passage passageQUESTION passa passaQUESTION passageQUESTION
T The e crux of the w whole oJe situation situ ioR therefore t is What wiM the Senate SenateDistrict Sen3tD SenateDistrict
District D riot Committee do with the BorlandCary Borkn Cary bill and the Coedrew drefj reso resolution re resolution O OU ¬
lution U < m
lutionThus mThus
Thus The T e Times and Dd the t e people pe pie of Washfegtaa W fiod i their i eir tattle half halfWOB halfwon a1f a1fWORe
WORe The attack at k must now be directed first toward the t e House of Repre Representatives Re ReseDtatiy8S Represeaiatavos ¬
sentatives where w ere victory is expected to he easy and next Kx ext t te the t e Senate Seaauaoahdeatlr SenateDistrict S8DQ1District
District Committee where w ere oppoeiaoa may confidently + he anticipated anticipatedWhen 81tticipaiedWhen anticipatedWhen
When the t e cat campaign ca paign shifts from the House H use to D th t the Seaaie wing oaiagof of tf tfCapitol Uq UqOapitolt tlCapitol
Capitol Oapitolt the e people of WasMagtoa W will Sri these i eee mea the members mem ers of the theSenate theSenate theSenate
Senate District Distx ct Committee on a the firing iiri Hue HueRepublicans JhJeRepubHcans lineRepublicans
Republicans RepublicansJoan RepubHcansJohn RepublicansJohn
John H GalKoger of New Hampshire Elmer J Berkatt of 2ve Nebraska Nebraskachairman eDraskachairman raska raskachairman
chairman chairmanWlBiam chairmanWJBiam chairmanMain
Main P DilHaghara DiiliBg am of Vermont Thus TIwM u H Carter Carl ei ac Mosiaaa MosiaaaNathan XeRialiaSathan oataaa oataaaNathan
Nathan B Scott of West Virginia Morgaa G BttIkeley B ikeley of Connecticut ConnecticutEobert ConneCticutRobert ConnecticutRobert
Robert J Gamble of South Dakota Dak William W > > IIiam O Bradley of Keaiucky HeatuckyDemocrats KeaiuckyDemocrats KeuwdyDemocrats
Democrats DemocratsThorns DemocratsThoID5 DemocratsThomas
Thorns S Martin of Virginia Joint Walter Sattth of Maryland MarylandThomas MaryJandT MarylandThomas
Thomas T Omas H Payster Pay > > ter of Kentucky Duncan Dtt ca U Fletcher FJ6k er of Florida FloridaJoseph FloridaJoseph FloridaJo
Joseph Jo h F Johnston of Alabama AJabemaCORPORATION AlabamaCORPORATION a aCORPORATION
In the bands of these men will He the destiny of the people of r Washington Washtegtonin
in EO far as their treatment by the gas companies in the mmediate future is isconcerned isconcerned isconcerned
concerned If the Senate District Committee kills the House measure all aschance 1 1chance
chance for c cheaper eaper gas within thin the next year at least Will have ave gene 0 by th thboard thboard the theboard
board It does not fellow however that t t the gas eompaateg wilt continue coattetithatr cotmuthair continuetheir
their stockJugglinc practices practiceeIt
It is believed beHe ed that the approval appr8 1 of the Covdrej CCMIdr reeo resotetion res htdon by the Ho Room HOttSwill Roomwill s swill
will throw s such ch a scare into the hitherto brazen 1Ka eA corporation that its offscers offs ofncers offlcers
cers will not dare to ride to the face of the t e pebMc CMKbW outburst w rct that would wouldfottew woudfollew wouldfollow
follow another aDOth such eircoaalocttttoa of la 1 law as that accomplished a ed when tbe thecertificates tbecertificates tbecertificates
certificates or 0 indebtedness iDde edneM were issued seven years age ageIf agGIt ageIf
If the Hcwse passes both gas measureseves measoree even en tf the SeDate falk to act actit aetIt actIt
it will U mean that the day when W 8R the gas monopoly is brought to deal Justly Justlywith justlywit justlywith
with wit the consumer is not far distant Washington Wubln OB may net get its cheaper cheapergas oheapergas cheapergas
gas this year but it will have made a beginning be6 lnffisg so frreaehtoff ferread Ag in its etfeets ejectsthat etfeetsthat etfeetsthat
that sooner or later its demands in this dlrectteawhich direction which The T e Times has been beenvoicing beenvoklng beenvoicing
voicing and fighting for forwilt wttl be realized realizedFriends re1tzedFriends realizedFriends
Friends of cheaper gas for Was Washington lngtOQ feel much encouraged over the theoutlook theoutlook theoutlook
outlook as evidenced e e ced by the expressions expre eIons of opinion 0 lan published in The Times Timestoday Ttmestoday Timestoday
today They do not propose to ease eas up a bit in their fight and win OQIII turn turntheir t1lrntheir turntheir
their attention to the Senate District Committee and endeavor to obtain from fromthat frolnthat fromthat
that body favorable consideration C9n eration of the two measures meas res which wl ci wW do so much muchto muchto muchto
to assure users of gas of justice in their relations to and dealings with with thegas the thegas thegas
gas companies companiesHOUSE companlHOUSE companiesHOUSE
sentiment nt1ment In the House of Represen Representatives RepresentaU Representatives ¬
tatives taU es so far as investigation today todaywent todayvent todaywent
went Is overwhelmingly In favor ot thebill the thebill thebUl
bill reported from the District Commit Committee ¬
tee reducing the price of gas in the theDistrict theDlstrlct theDistrict
District to 80 cents per thousand and andthe andthe I Ithe
the resolution prohibiting the issuance issuanceof I Iot
of further stock by the gas company companyunless companyunless I Iunless
unless with the express consent of Con Congress congress ¬ i igress
gress gressNo gressNo
gresso No o member of the House could be befound befound i ifound
found this morning who proposes to tomake tomake i imake
make any fight ht upon the bill as It Itcomes itcomes
comes from the District Committee CommitteeOn
On the other hand leaders of bathsides both bothddes both6ides
sides of the chamber who take an anactive
active Interest In District Districtaffairs affairs have havepledged ha havepledged e
pledged their support to what is con oonsldercd considered
sldercd a meritorious measure measureThose measureThose
Those few who did not care to commit committhemselves committhemsehes committhemselves
themselves In advance made it plain plainthat plainthat plainthat
that such action Is based upon the fact factthat factthat factthat
that they have not as yet given the mat matter matter matter ¬
ter study stud In no instance was a member memberfound memberfound memberfound
found who does not agree agr e that the Dis District District Dietrict ¬
trict is entitled to gas as cheaply as It Itcan Itcan Itcan
can be furn iurnshed shed at the same time al alMoldmgs aIMOldings alMoldings
MOldings No x for z Cent a Foot FootFrank FootFrank FootFrank
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lowing the company a a fair return on Its Itsinvestment itsinestment itsinvestment
investment Those who have kept track trackof trackOf trackof
of the hearings before tile District Com Committee Committee Coarmittee ¬
mittee are in no wise apprehensive 3pIKe D5Ive that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the company can not n < Jt easily sell gas at atS atSf atS1
S Sf cents and still make an excellent excellentprofit etcellentprofit excellentprofit
Bill Reported to House HouseThe HouseThe
The bill providing provl ing for cheaper gas for forthe torthe forthe
the city of Washington was formally forme1I re reported reported e eported ¬
ported to the House today t9da by Chairman ChairmanSmith ChakJft8J1Smith ChalrmaaSmith
Smith of the House District Committee CommitteeIt
It comes to the House H e with the uaani uaaniI uDaaimous unanimous
I mous indorsement of the committee and andthese a athc5e andthese
these members will be behind ge ind it when wbenit whenit
it is t put upon its passage pu age on or the floor floorj ADorRepresentative floorRepresentative
j Representative Cooper C oper of Wisconsin WiscocslnI 11scoQstnreca1led Wisconsinrecalled
I recalled the fact that gas bad been beenL1 beent18
t18 L1 in the District once and that It Itwas itwas itwas
was claimed a redaction from that price pricewould pricewould tiee tieewotlld
would hrag rn rTas virtual bankruptcy kruptey to tolhe tolhecom tothecompany the thecompany
company com ny Mr r Cooper favors nvocs cheaper cheapergas cbeapergas cheapergas
gas gasI
I am always in favor of cheaper gas gasfor gasfor s sfor
for Washington said Representative RepreentatlveHamilton R RepresentativeHamilton tattve tattveHamlltol
Hamilton of Michigan I aIr also op opColomal opColonial opColonial
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