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or xne nmei wmen are aoia, aeuverea. lurnianea, or manru iu
bona Ode purchaaera or aubacrlbera. FRED A. WALKER,
General Manager.
District of Columbia, :
Bubicrlbed and sworn to before me thin first day of June,
A. D. 1912. THOMAS C. "WILLIS.
(Seal) Notary Public
Entered at the Portofflce at Washington. D.C.. aa aeeond clan matter.
SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1912,
There is a lasting magic in the name of Gari
baldi, and the bearer of it who is now a visitor in the
city is none the less welcome because she is a bril
liant and attractive young woman. The story of
Garibaldi and his thousand will be recalled when
ever the story of freedom and dauntless courage in
the face of tremendous odds is recalled. His grand
daughter should feel at home in a city which bears
the name of Washington.
of the elder timo feels like a sportsman who has
descended to "shooting 'em on tho ground."
These painful reflections aro suggested by tho
recent appearanco of macaroni ("in scaled cartons,
five cents a package") ready cut into convenient
sections no longer than tho agate stone on the fore
finger of an alderman. The veriest tyro can eat
it mechanically speaking at first sight.
' To get away with it without wrapping it around
the left ear, like a love-lock, or allowing its eely
lengths to wriggle off upon the shirt front was once
the very' touchstone of gastronomic culture. It
argued genesations of gentility, perhaps the Grand
Tour of the Old World itself. Now to such base
uses has it come that one may cat it with a spoon!
Italia brushes a tear from her brown cheek and
Francatelli takes another turn in his grave. The
delicate distinction between those who cat and those
who dine is rapidly passing away.
Anacostia Citizens' Associa
tion to Present Charges
Before Commission.
tit In the Mail' Bag )
Readers of The Times ara Invited to use this department as their
own to write freely and frankly with tho assurance that no letter
not objectionable In language will be denlejl publication, Letters muat
not, turnover, exceed 350 words la length, and must be wrltton only
on one side of the paper. Letters must bear the names and addresses
of the writers as evldenco of good faith, but the names will not be
made publlo without the consent of tho contributors. Address MAIL
In a score of counties in Kansas Republicans
have hung Dave Mulvane in effigy and sent tele
grams to the Republican national committee de
nouncing its action as treason and also renouncing
all allegiance to the nominee of the convention.
At several points in Michigan Republicans have
held mass meetings and repudiated the whole work
of the Chicago convention.
A mass meeting of several hundred Repub
licans in Seattle passed" resolutions characterizing
the work of the national committee and its indorse
I ment by the convention as "a crime against the self
1 government of the tank and file of the Republican
I party."
California has declared itself aga'nst the c in
vention, while the Republicans of Nebraska have
gone on record in scores of localities and also
through the medium of its State delegation as re
garding the Chicago convention a packed and tainted
I body, entitled to no consideration.
Such are a few of the shadows, that an event to
take place next November is casting before it.
The most significant occurrence at the Chicago
i convention was the ovation given Bryan Friday by
i the delegates to that convention, and the reception
he has been tendered by the people who throng the
hotels. No applause given Taft, even when -udious-
ly worked up by the Taft claquers in thisonvention
, which is to be forcsd to nominate him, has equaled
that spontaneous applause given the Commoner as
I he took his seat among the newspaper men at Fri
day's session.
Bryan's Democracy appeals to the Republican
convention more than Taft's Republicanism. It is
'so because Bryan is a Democrat, while Taft is a
'Bourbon. It is the people who are stirring, not mere
Votes can be machine-made, nominations can
'be machine-made; but public sentiment cannot be
i steam-rolled. It can be held in check for a time,
but the higher the dam to retain it the greater will
be its force when it finally breaks through.
Bryan's reception at Chicago is the handwriting
I on the wall ; the Republican council chamber. It
'should prove a guidepost to the Democrats now
assembling at Baltimore.
It was a fatal 'victory the forces of Special Priv
ilege won at Chicago Friday when by the narrow
.margin of two votes they carried the motion to dis
franchise the entire State of California.
It was in truth the "acid test" of the party in
convention assembled. In spite of the votes of the
Southern States, the Territories and the seventy-odd
stolen delegates, the crack of the party whip and
the commands of the bosses the great convention
almost righted itself, almost purged its roll of theft.
But back of California's two delegates, there
stood the fourteen stolen from Washington, under
the same circumstances; and the bunch stolen from
iTexas, and then some one might move to recon
sider the theft of the six from Arizona, and where
would Taft's majority be? Where would the steam
roller be? Where would the power of Special Priv
ilege be?
It truly was the last stand of the Old Guard, the
final rally of Big Business. They won but they
cannot recover from the awful cost of that one vic
tory. After such a spectacle the nominee and the
platform of the convention will carry no appeal to
the people, and the election next November will
nullify all the work of the Chicago gathering
The increasing number of hand-me-down dishes
is reducing the art of dining to the dead level of
mediocrity. There was a time when it required a
certain amount of dexterity to dispatch an average
meal. A skillful carver at the family board had not
become "one with Nineveh and Tyre." Next to
"Thirty days hath September," the most popular aid
to memory taught the young was, "Cut off his
wings, so he can't fly; cut off his legs, so he can't
run," etc. Now the degenerate age which invented
hasty pudding brings in the fowl dissected at the
side table.
Yankee notions in soups and entremets have
simplified cooking and serving until the real epicure
Senator Root and Alton B. Parker arc both hon
orable gentlemen. They tower above the uttermost
reaches of a Penrose or a Murphy. They may also
escape the accusation of being demagogic. But
each of them represents that school of politics which
is generally known as "reactionary."
Because Root was honorable, sincere and re
actionary he was selected to 'be permanent chair
man of the Chicago convention. But his selection
was determined by Penrose, Mulvane, and "Big
Steve," not by the people of the party nor by even
a committee that reflected the people.
Because Parker is honorable, sincere, and a re
actionary, he was selected by eight well-known re
actionaries of the Democratic party to be the chair
man at Baltimore. Mack (Murphy's man), Johnston
(Joe Bailey's man), Taggart, Sullivan, and kindred
spirits picked Parker.
As in Root's case, Parker, the individual, does
not count. The crowd back of him and the ideas
for which he stands is the issue. The Democratic
party cannot afford to tune its convention to a key
note of a reactionary, no matter how pleasing his
Alarmed at the inroads made upon the Old
Guard by the selection of an unusual number of
progressives as Republican national committeemen,
the Republican national committee has now passed a
rule that itself shall be the judge of the right of
any one to sit in its meetings and act as a member.
In other words, when William Allen White presents
his credentials from the Republicans of Kansas as
the successor of Dave Mulvane, the Republican na
tional committee reserves the right to deny White
a seat in the committee.
Also alarmed over the action of the Repub
licans of Nebraska in selecting a successor to Victor
Rosewater at the State primaries, the national com
mittee passes & rule that hereafter the election of a
national committeeman by the Republicans of a
State shall be considered by the committee as merely
a nomination and it is up to it whether it wants
to elect the man to its select circle whom the ma
jority of the Republicans in any State have desig
nated as their spokesman on the committee.
In other words, the people don't count any long
er with the Republican national committee. Like
Taft, the Tories on that committee believe that the
masses are unfit to rule. So in order that the Steam
Roller may never fall into impious hands or become
an engine or destruction in the hands of the people,
the Republican national committee has announced
that from now on it is to be a self-perpetuating body,
accountable to no one or to no organization not
even to the party which it purports to represent.
"I am the State," exclaimed Louis XIV. After
that the tumbrels rumbled through the streets of
Paris and the knitting women counted the heads as
the guillotine snipped them off. No such tragedy ij
going to follow the declaration of the Republican
national committee that it is the party. The people
are going to let it be the party, and they will go
right aheadand form a new one.
Under its new rules the Republican national
committee promises to be nearly as important as
the fly on the chariot wheel, which fluttered its little
wings and exclaimed, "See what a dust I'm raising."
If any gentleman is going to the Baltimore con-J
vention with the expectation that it is to be a Home
Week love feast or a gambol of the Lambs Club he
had better pause long enough to gird on his shooting
irons. On the horizon there is a cloud of about the
size and contour of a man's fist, clenched, tense, and
menacing, and angry jets of lightning snip the swell
ing thunderhead.
It is not without significance, first of all, that
the great arena is to be an armory, andnow comes
the sudden announcement that Mayor Preston has
sent in a hurry order for four battleships. Prepara
tions like this make the Chicago precautions look
like the summoning of a posse comitatus from the
corner grocery to arrest the village cut-up. Does it
mean that there is to be sanguinary proceedings on
each side of the Bryan line of cleavage? Does it
mean that the sorrel comb of Tom Watson is to be
cut at any cost and his volcanic pronunciamento si
lenced with a broadside?
In a non-committal sort of a way it is noted that
the mayor's call for battleships coincides with the
coming of his first announced rival for the Vice
Presidency in the person of Congressman William
C. Redfield of New York. The Redfield sideburns
are aflame with determination. There will be no
childish attempts to catch the "coveted honor with
salt. It is to be a tariff campaign, and the Redfield
quiver bristles with more tariff facts than any man
in Congress can boast. Presumably when he brings
schedule K into action the mayor will have to invoke
the quadruple batteries of a squadron to further his
own boom. The ambulance corps is at 'drill. Men
shake their heads with suppressed alarm as , they
contemplate the patriotic gore which may fleck the
streets of Baltimore.
Ftaal arrangement were made last
night for the hearing which will be had
beforo tho Interstate Commerce Com
mission on Monday morning next In the
suit brcught In the name of the Ana
costia Citizens' Association against the
baggage, transfer, express, and railroad
companies transacting business in the
District on the ground of discrimination
against this section of tho District.
A meeting was held last night In the
residence of Charles R. Burr. In Valley
place, when Frank 8. Bright, attorney
Tor the organization wont over the sit
cation with those who will be called as
Tho hearing will take place at 10
o'clock Monday In the rooms of the In
terstate Commerce Commission, Ameri
can National Bank building, and will
be the llrat time that specific complaints
will be recited by citizens.
Announcement made before MIneola
Tribe, No. 14, Improved Order of Red
Men, last night by several officers of tho
lodge that an appeal Issued by George
W. Griggs, of Houston, Tex., the great
Incohoneo of the order In the United
Btates, to each tribe. In the country for
funds with which to aid the sufferers
from the MisLlsslppi river floods Is meet
ing with a generous response, aroused
enthusiasm. Tho lodge promptly voted
its support to the movement, and a sub
stantial donation will follow.
MIneola Tribe nominated members at
last night's gathering, from whom the
officers will bo chosen at the next
Tho tribe will hold field day exercises
on July 16 at Chesapeake Beach, where
Its nineteenth annual excursion will be
held. A scries of athletic events has
been arranged, and suitable prizes will
be awarded. The excursion will be a
Joint one with Old Glory Camp, No. 3,
Woodmen of the World.
Thinks the Recent Cat Order Beneath
the Dignity of the Commissioners.
To the Editor of THE TIMES:
Three times has tho writer essayed
her rcntlments on paper, ancnt the cat
controversy, and three times has she
thrown them In tho ocraD laskct. and
now, In few words, she would go on
it-cord for the old-time humanities, and
the old-time hearth, with pussy curled
upon it, trlvlng an air of blen etre to all
her surroundings. Our horses are half
starved, half watered; our dogs aro
muzrled, our cats aro killed! This Is,
lndc.d, a blood-thirsty ape. Ana It
seems to beneath the dignity of our
Commissioner!, whoso lelfuro must, in
deed, be great, to legislate against the
poor, Inoffensive cats! If these auguBt
gentlemen be not careful they will be
ridiculous. Drawing a munificent sal
ary and legislating on cots! While
wmnni in mfn nnrt women so unre
quited! What Is the matter with our
times? Has no living thing its ngnt, as
ordained by God 7
F. H. M.
poo m
Mrs. Maria Frelderlch celebrated her
eighty-sixth birthday anniversary re
cently, and the event was made the
occasion for a large family gathering
Mrs. Frelderlch has been associated
with Anacostia and Its development as
a property owner and resident for more
than forty years.
Mrs. Frelderlch came to America
from Wittenberg, Germany, In 1852,
when she was threo months In crossing
the ocean In a sailing vessel.
The Frelderlch property at the en
trance to Anacostia became one of the
earliest subdivisions In this section, and
now tho original four acres has be
come the center of a business district.
The family has been IdenUfled with tho
growth of Anacosita since tho coming
here of the late Florlan Frelderlch and
Mrs. Frelderlch.
Kotwlthsaandlng her advanced years
Mrs. Frelderlch continues hale and
strong, being able to go about freely
and to manage her business interests to
a large extent.
"Dr. John E. Sansbury has arranged
for an afternoon of harness events to
take place at the Forcstvllle Driving
Park on July 4. These holiday pro
grams at Forestvllle have become of
interest to many people, and a large
contingent of racing men from the city
and this section of the District will be
on hand. The day will open with a
haseball game between Seat Pleasant
and Oxon Hill teams, beginning at 11
An automobile service between the
city and the grounds has been provided
for by one of the automobile bus lines
In operation now.
Complains of tho Bad manners of
Her Own Sex on the Streets.
To the Editor of THE TIMES:
Very lately an Interesting article ap
peared In The Times in which the writ
er speaks of "bad manners" on the
streets. I can verify that and am
sorry to be obliged to do so, for I do
think It Incumbent upon every self
respecting person to do and say what
thev can to try and change this Btatc
of things, especially with co reliable an
aid as The Times. I am out almost
everv dav on tho street. In stores and
other public places, and I have been
astonished almost dally at the display
of "bad manners" by my own sex
the so-called gentle sex, but are they?
Women stare ot one from head to
foot, "taking In" their costume In a
bold and rather offensive manner. If
it happens not to suit, somo times mak
ing audlblo comments on the same,
talking loud In street cars upon sub
jects that should be discussed in pri
vate, for the benefit of the other pas
sengers. Is all refinement, courtesy, and
consideration relegated to the back
ground? It seems so, as well aa decency
in dress. Let us have reform In both;
there Is room for Improvement.
Defends Work of GlrlB In the Bureau
Of Engraving and Printing-.
To tho Editor of THE TIMES:
Anything which appears In print It
makes no difference how unfounded It
may be cannot be treated as some
thing non-exiBtent. The malice that
there is in the communication In The
Times signed "Mrs. L. Koathln," car
ries with It Its own condemnation to all
fair minds.
This would be a dreary world Indeed
and life on It unendurable were such
vlndlctlvcnesB as Is hero shown to pre
That there aro weak persons In every
large number Is admitted by all. This
Is a big world and It takes a largo
variety of character to constitute the
characteristics of the' typo, but the
Bureau of Engraving and Printing con
talnB no such a class as thlB person
The young girls who serve as printers'
assistants are as fine a typo of our race
as nature has produced. Their work is
hard and trying and taxes the anatomy
to Its uttermost to enduro it. Their
claim for better pay appeals to every
fair-minded, sympathetic human being
who knows the facts, and no rancor or
venom will destroy the fact.
It Is a pity to have to reply to such
a letter, but we cannot allow It to pass
For a Bunch of Employes.
Calls Attention to the Noxious Odors
From Dumps.
To the Editor of THE TIMES:
Residents along the great open sewer
euphemistically called Eastern branch
or Anacostia river, havo been suffer
ing from depressing odors, probably
stench caused by dumping or smoke
from burning dumps. For many years
this has been of frequent occurrence,
and the period of continuous endur
ance has often been about a week.
When the weather Is sultry or when
the wind Is from the east, this mala
rious epidemic 1b especially hard upon
a large population which is all tho more
exposed when compelled by the great
heat, to keep the windows open.
These marshy bottoms of Washing
ton In general are notorious In story
and records as plague spots breeding
disease and death for thousands, and
yet, we have added to this air already
Insalubrious, these effluvia from the
dump as concentration of tho dose of
defilement of the air. The Injury from
the avoidable part of this unwholesome
pollution, Is Incalculably great and In
all probability It la preventable at
small cost.
The people here have a bureaucratic
government not responsible to them and
many of these people since the last two
Administrations, have the executive
muzzle order virtually substituted for
the Inspiring first amendment to the
Constitution, and are thus without a
free voice. Talks and letters without
relief Is about all they get, and It Is
useless for them to expect anything
more upon their own motion unless
fripnds with powerful voices that are
heard and respected by "the powers
that be," second their efforts. Can Tho
TlmeB bo Induced to take a smell and
then report to the Government how bad
this unnecessary evil Is. I.
Washington Automobilist
Quickly Released in
Rockville Court.
ROCKVILE. Md June 22.-Charles C.
Carter, ot Washington, was before
Judgo Mace, In tho police court hero
yesterday afternoon on five charges of
vlolaUng tho automobile law of Mary
land. While operating a machine con
tainlng, besides himself, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Sanger, of Washington, along
the Conduit Road, about half-past U
o'clock Thursday night, his car collided
with a carriage belonging and driven by
John T. Best, a. farmer of the vicinity
of Potomac, this county, and Deputy
Sheriff Walter Shaw happened along
and began to pile up charges.
Deputy Shaw discovered that Carter's
machine carried no Maryland license
number tags for 1912, that Carter car
ried no operator's license card, that the
machine had been traveling faster than
allowed by law, that Carter was oper
aUng the machine In a reckless man
ner and that he had failed to slow up
at the Intersection of two roads when
signaled to do so. Shaw escorted Carter
to the office of Justice of the Peace Ros
coe Roach, at Glen Echo, and the Wash
ingtonlan was required to furnish $300
ball for his appearance at Rockville for
trial. t
After being placed under arrest and
while still In Glen Echo, Carter remem
bered that former Mayor John A. Gar
rett had occasion to familiarize himself
with the automobile laws while he was
n ayor of Glen Echo, so he hunted up
the former mayor, who Is now a prac
ticing lawyer, and retained him to de
fend him at tho trial.
When Attorney Garrett was mayor of
Glen Echo Judgo Henderson, in the
circuit court here, decided. In a case
appealed from the decision of Mayor
Garrett to the circuit court, that the
automobile laws of Maryland do not ap
ply to the Conduit road, because the
road is not a public highway within the
legal meaning of the term, so at the
trial Garrett, who remembered Judge
Henderson's decision, raised that point
and called the attention of Judge Mace
to Judge Henderson's decision. Mace
conferred with Judge Henderson and
learned that the decision had been prop
erly explained by Garrett, so Mace dis
missed all the cases against Carter.
The annual election of officers for the
Willing Workers' Society of the Garden
Memorial Presbyterian Church has been
held, with tho following result: Mrs.
Louis J. Smith, president (re-elected);
Mrs. George M. Cummlngs, first vice
president: Mrs. DalBy Garden, second
vice president, Mrs. Charles E. Enl
wlsle, tecretarv and treasurer; Mrs. R.
B. Anderson, assistant treasurer.
The society met on Friday with Mrs.
John Keenc, 3531H Georgia avenue
After an absence of two months Mrs.
Maurice Otterback, wife of a well
known local banker, returned home latit
evening. Sho started on the trip to
Los Angeles with the members of the
Washington and Baltimore delegations
of tho Order of the Mystic Shrine to
gether with Mr. Otterback, and she re
mained In Heltna, Mont., visiting Mrs.
William Gaddls, formerly of Washing
ton. She also visited friends In Salt
Lake City and Colorado Springs.
Twilight services will be commenced
tomorrow evening In the Anacostia M.
E. Chvroh, and Bishop Wilbur P. Thlr
kleld has accepted an Invitation to offl-
t'lato. These services will take the place
of the regular bunday evening cere
monies for the summer months.
"Are Falsehoods Told
At Local Funerals?"
A sermon, dealing with an Interesting
question, will be preached at the Cen
tennial BaptlBt Church tomorrow night
at .8 o'clock by the Rev. E. Hez Swem,
who takes as his subject "Are False
hoods Told at Washington Funerals?"
The sermon will deal with promises
made at bier of dear ones, and with the
sacredness of outward and Inward grief
manifested by persons at burials.
Mrs. John Lloyd will Blng several
songs composed by the pastor.
Between pitching hay on his Ohio
farm, watching the pollUcal game, and
Indulging In other farmerlike occupa
tions. P. B. Chase, proprietor of tho
new Chase's Theater, last week took
time to make a statement regarding his
plans for the coming season. There will
be as much difference In the bills at his.
theater In the future as compared with
tlioBe of the past, aa there la between
the Chase's of today and the Chase's of
laBt season.
In brief, the change Involves a radical
program departure, consisting In the
abandonment, wherever possible, of tho
effort to give exactly eight acta every
week. The object in view, Mr. Chase
Btates, Is to Increase the entertaining
value of the bill, regardless of the num
ber of features concerned.
"Eight acts do not always make a
satisfactory bill." Mr. Chase said, "but
It was not until last season that features
were presented sufficiently meritorious
and lengthy to be given 'necessary
time,' as in tho case of Norworth and
Bayes, In their enjoyable fantasy, the
play of "Everywife" and others. His
experiments then, a number of bills
serving the purpose, convinced Mr.
Chase that he made no mistake In con
cluding that the number of acts cuts
no figure with the public, which mani
festly perfers four acts which All up the
measure to eight acts, which only half
fill It.
As a consequence, many of the new
bills at Chase's next season will be
made up of four acts, two of which will
be along the lines heretofore presented,
short, clever, and light in character,
and the other two will consist of pre
tentious productions of musical com
edies, comic operas, extravaganzas, spec
tacles, farces or dramatic plays. As an
evidence that his action Is based upon
the popular demand for such entertain
ment, Mr. Cbase cites David Belasco's
onq-act plays, "The Drums of Oude,"
The Newcomb Woman's Club, of
Bethesda, district, this county, at a
meeting held at the home of Mrs, Harry
T. Newcomb, elected officers for one
J ear, as follows: President, Mrs. Legg;
first vice president, Mrs. William L.
Chltty; second vice president, Mrs.
Ralph Burgess; secretary. Mrs. Fansler;
treasurer. Miss Lavlnla Wagner; histor
ian. Miss Bessie Hodges; auditor, Mrs.
Julian Wallace.
Tho Poolesvllle Woman's Club has
elected Mrs. T. Randolph Hall, presi
dent; Mrs. Howard Griffith, vice presi
dent, and Miss Mamie D. Poole, secretary.
which consumes 50 minutes of time, and
Madame Butterfly, which runs forty
Among the plays which Mr. Chase
announces will be seen at the new
Chase's Theater the forthcoming season
will be "A Business Man," with
Douglas Fairbanks, star of Cohan and
Harris" "Officer OX." This play runs
uuriy-uve minutes.
Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth, In
their musical comedy specialty, take
up fully one-half a program.
The Mountain Ash Choir, of twenty
five Welsh singers, requires forty-five
minutes In which to give their program.
Ned Wayburn and Mabel Hlte have
each produced one-hour plays with
large casts.
The second act of "Mrs. Temple's
Telegram," under the title of "Who's
Brown," will he presented the coming
Amelia Bingham, In "Big Moments
from Big Plays," consumes forty-tlve
Jesse L. Laskey has two new produc
tions "in tlif Barracks" and "The Lit
tle Parisian." The length of each Is
more than double that of the usual act.
Mr. Chase Is of the opinion that the
coming season wljl show bills having
fewer acts, larger casts of stars, longer
and more elaborate productions, and
greatly enhanced amusement value and
Interest The traditional elasticity and
extensibility of polite vaudeville will
again be demonstrated.
The new regime, planned by Mr.
Chase, will mean quality as against
quantity In the acts. It Is obvious that
the public will prefer the former, and
It Is equally obvious that Mr. Chase Is
again taking time by the forelock.
Goes to Panama.
With tho purpose of forming a de
partment of agriculture for the govern
ment of Panama, Paul Brim, son of
Juan Brim, first secretary of the Pana
ma legation, will leave soon for Pana
ma city. Mr Brim has Just been
graduated from the Maryland Agrlcul
tuial College.
Paucity of News Is Report From
State and War Departments.
What's on the Program in
Washington Today
- - la .
Baseball game between two Congres
sional teams for charity, National
Park, this afternoon.
Concert by the United States Marine
Band. Potomac Drive, 5 o'clock p. m.
Annual excursion of the Swedish So
ciety, Drott Lodge, No. 168, Order of
Vasa, to Marshall Hall and the Allen
Meeting of Canton Washington No. 1,
I. O. O. F., canton drill, tonight.
Poll's Poll riayers In "Tho Three
Twins," 2:15 and 8:15 p. m.
Relasco Butterfleld Players In "Tho
Way to Win a Woman," 2:15 and 8:15
p. m.
Columbia Columbia Players in "The
House Next Door," 2:15 and 8:15 p. m.
Arcade Motion pictures and ether attractions.
Glen Echo Park Amusements for all.
Admission free.
Chevy Chase Lake Amusements and
music by section of Marine Band.
Marshall Hall Dancing and other at
tractions. Chesapeake Beach Bathing, nshlng, and
otner -attractions.
Luna Park Dancing and other amuba-
Indian Head and return. Btmer St.
Johns, forty-mile moonlight call at 7
P. m.
There Is a paucity of new3 rb far as
Cuba and Mexico are concerned. With
tne convention at Chicago occupying
the center ot the American stage just
now, the hostilities 'n the two Southern
republics have, for the time being,
Secretary of State Knox, taking ad
vantage of the lull In the foreign af
fairs of the United States, has gone
to his home at Valley Forge, Pa., to
icma'.n for several days.
Assistant Secretary of State Wilson
went to the department this morning
but did not return to his desk after
Nn news was received from the coa-
sular agents In Cuba today, and It Is
apparent all are waiting until after
midnight tonight when the time limit
gien tha Insurrectos to surrender, will
expire. Tomorrow all the negroe revo
lutionists who have not taken advan
tige of the chance to train amnesty will
r,o summarily dealt with by General
At the War Department there Is no
"war news" from Cuba or Mexico. Bul
letins from these countries announce
-conditions quiet" in the trouble zones.
Democratic Senators
Want Fund Publicity
That the Democratic Senators ara
thoroughly In favor of an "open cam
paign," so far as money Is concerned.
Is demonstrated by a letter which they
have sent to Perry Belmont, president
of the National Campalsn Fund Public
ity Association, asking him to address
a letter to each of the Democratic and
Republican candidates for the Presi
dency committing them to the Henry
measures. This bill has passed th
House and Is now pending In the Sen
ate. Among those who signed the letter
are Senators Kern of Indiana, Rayner
of Maryland, Stone of Missouri, Wil
liams of Mississippi, Pomeiene of Ohio,
Myers of Montana, and Newlands of
Captain JOHN L,. DEWITT, quarter
master from Quartermaster's De
partment, September 1.
The following named officers are de
tailed as members of the General
Staff Corps. July 2:
Fifteenth Cavalry.
Captain JAMES T. MOORE, Twenty
seventh Infantry.
Sixth Infantry, detailed as a mem
ber of the General Staff Corps,
August 1.
Tho following named officers of tho
Coast Artillery Corps will report
August 28, to the commandant,
Coast Artillery School. Fort Monroe,
Va., for Instruction at that school:
Captain GUY G. B. HANNA.
First Lieutenant ROBERT ARTHUR.
First Lieutenant ALEXANDER J.
First Lieutenant THOMAS A. CLARK,
Coast Artillery Corps, detailed as an
Instructor at the CoaBt Artillery
School, Fort Monroe, Va., to Boston.
Mass., for taking a special course
of Instruction at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology for one
Colonel JAMES N. ALLISON, United
States Army, retired, having been
duly nominated to the Senate for ad
vancement In grade, and the Senate
having advised and consented to his
advancement, Is placed upon the
retired list of the army, by the
President, with the rank of briga
dier general from June 7.
Lieutenant W. N. JEFFERS, detached
office of Naval Intelligence, to com
mand Fanning.
Lleutenunt W. E HALL, to Naval
Academy, Annapolis, Md.
Lieutenant G. C. PEGRAM. detached
Suppl, home, wait orders.
Lieutenant (junior grade) G. A. ALEX
ANDER, to receiving ship, Puget
Sound, Wash., as executive.
Lieutenant (junior grade) S. A. TAK
FINDER. to Navy Yard, Puget
eouiiu, wusn.
Enbign R. L. MONTGOMERY, detach
cd Connecticut, to Fanning.
Arrived C4, at New York yard; Preble,
Perry, at Sausalltl; Maryland, at
San Diego; Chester, at Halifax.
Sailed Nebraska, from Guantanamo
for steaming trials; San Francisco,
from Guantanamo for New York;
Lebanon, from Guantanamo for Me
dia Luna Cay; Shubrlok, from Sa
vannah for Charleston; Hector, from
Sewall Point for Key West; Penn
sylvania, from San Francisco for
Port Angeleb; Tallahassee, from
Norfolk for Indian Head; Petrel,
from Key West for Nlpe Bay; Al
bany, from Olongapo for Shanghai.
Brookland to Celebrate.
Plans for the Fourth of July celebra
tion to be held at Fort Bunker Hill,
Brookland, were completed last night by
the Joint committee of the Brookland
and University Heights Citizens" Asso
ciations. Athletic events and fireworks
will be the features of the day.
Concerts Today
By the United States Marine Band
at Potomac Drive, at 5 p. m.
March, "Emperor Frederick"
Overdue, "Zampa" Herold
Serenade, "Hongrolse" Joncleres
Waltz, "Wine, Women, and Song"
Excerpts from "The Bohemian
Girl" .' Balfe
Humoreeque, "Oh! You Beautiful
Doll" Lampe
"Sursum Corda" Elgar
Grand March, "Coronation"
"The Star-Spangled Banner."

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