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r" Fvp iv--' mVtj- -' (- n " .'V 1 v -"" Ti'rs'p'W"''; ?-"tf" THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1912 t CABINET APPROVES VETO; EMERGENCY FUNDS ARE VOTED Text of Message on Tenure Clause Sent to tfiiL Congress. (Continued from First Page.) b stricken from the budget. At the same time It Is understood that the President has assurances from a num ber of Congressmen that the veto can not be overridden by Chairman Fitz gerald and his cohorts who would limit the terms of all Government clerks. It Is practically a foregono conclu sion that the tenure clause cannot bo retained In the bill If the matter should go to the Senate for final action. As to the Commerce Court abolish ment, tho President's advisers are not so uurc that that Item will be kept In the bill. Both houses voted to eliminate this tribunal by large majorities, and It Is expected it will bo legislated out of. existence. Resolution Extending Appropriation Again Adopted By House On the first of August the House for the second -time adopted a resolution extending the 1912 appropriation for tw.o weeks. Since that time little progress has been made on the big supply measures and extraordinary action was again necessary today. The resolution adopted by the House without a dissenting vote .was as fol lows: "Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the provis ions of the Joint resolution entitled Joint resolution extending appropri ations for the necessary operation of the Government in oertaln conting encies,' approved July 1, 1912, be and the samo are hereby extended and continued la full force and effect for and during the last half ofAuguet, 1812." The adoption of this resolution In the Senate will enable tho thousands of Government clerks In Washington. Government officials, and officers and men of the army and navy to obtain their salaries for the last two weeks In August In tho manner prescribed and in the amount specified In the appropriation bill of last year. No June Pay For Soldiers. The resolution, however, does not pro vide the June pay of the enlisted men of the army who are still without com pensation for that month. The amount necessary for the June pay of th,eso men is carried in the general deficiency bill which Is still pending. The general deficiency bill did not pass the House until August S, and Congressmen Mann and cannon today assail assailed the Demo cratlc side for falling to pass this bill at an earner aaie. Congressman Fitzgerald, dofending the Appropriations Committee, assert ed that thu deficiency appropriation for the army for 1912 would have been un necessary If a Republican Congress huu not deliberately curtailed tho army al lowance in order to make a record fur. economy. Mr. Fitzgerald asserted ,; that tha House had acted expeditiously on., all appropriation measures and' that con tinuing appropriations such as was au thorized today could have been avoided If the Senate had acted with equal nromntness. Democrats and Republi cans debated for nearly an hour tho responsibility for the delay In passing the supply measures and tho Demo crats attacked President Taft for his veto of the army bill and prospective veto of the legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bill. Many Bills Under Way. The Senate passed last night the army appropriation bill which was vetoed by the President; the legislative bill Is now at the White House: the naval bill Is In conference: the sundry civil bill Is in conference and so Is the postofflce appropriation bill. The House today agreed to the con ference report on the pension bill over which there has been a deadlock since June 1, following similar action on the conference nJport in the Senate yester day. House leaders hope that it will not be necessary to again extend the appro priations of 1912 and believe that with in the next two weeks the big supply bills will be passed and got out of the road. Reasons for Veto of Tenure Clause Shown By Fulton R. Gordon Fulton R. Gordon today went to the White House and submitted tho fol lowing statement to Carml Thompson, for presentation to the President. The statement contains a nirmber of reasons why the seven-year clause to the civil service should be vetoed. It says: "This law Is harsh to the point of cruelty, producing mental anguish and discord among the ompoJyes. ClasB leg- iiisHnn of this order, trained solely to twmeflfe Politicians, disregarding the riTrSta of others. 1b. In my opinion. lnrgeiy wspoMlblo for much of tho un m bow in our country, and to put it ,nnB(JS oT$3law. let civil service be administered by progressive and hu mane business principals, that will put Ihe minds of the employes at ease bo fiey can render to the Government their most eOident services. "It la a recognized principal by all successful tmslnasa and professional men that the longer a man Is in your employ the more efficient and valuable are his services. It, therefore, seems EDUCATIONAL COLLEGE OF Veterinary Medicine George Washington University A thorough course that will fit you either for general practice or special work. Degree of V. D. M. glvon, which Is recognized by the American Veterinary Association, all Stato boards, and the Civil Service Commission. David E. Buckingham, VM.D.,Dean 2113-3115 14th St. N. W. ELOCUTION AND SIKQINO. MRS. EMILY FIU5CH DAnKES. 143 Uth t. N. B. Phon Lincoln tTl Druggists, Confectioners and Ice Cream Dealers Find It highly profitable to ue our Frett ing Salt and Flavoring Extract. Both quality and p.lca are always right fVWril or phone No comumera aupplled B. B. EARNSHAW & BRO., Wholesalers, Uth and M St, B. K. that, If this rule applies to smaller bodies of employes (hat the 400,000 Government clerks, tho largest working force In .the United States, Bhould be governed by tho same rules that have proven profit able to our best business and profes sional men. It should bo tho policy, of our legislators to enact such laws that would eevato this large force of men and women, which represents moro than half tho total cost of running our Gov ernment ($500,000,000), and Is, therefore, worthy of our most sincere considera tion, so that it would become tho 'model working force of tho world,' thereby making It a model for all employers to copy after. Or, to make It plainer, while our politicians are 'crying from the house topB that they believe In a fair deal for the worklngman, let them provo their sincerity by giving oUr-own Government working forco a fair deal. "No law should over bo permitted to finss Congress that would allow our eglslators to bid, barter, or promlso Federal patronage In any manner wnat Boever In order to aid In electing them selves to publlo office. If that principal Bhould be recognized In this case with out protest, it would be equally right to permit politicians to check on our Fed eral treasurv without protest to pay their campaign expenses. Politicians should pav their debts, according to law, from their legitimate earnings. Congressmen Get Increase. "Our Congress and Senate have raised their salaries from $3,000 to 5.000 and recently from 5,000 to $7,600 and this is tho proper sourco from which to draw their campaign expenses. "It is significant that this bill does not include the 350.000 Government em ployes outside of Washington. They have a vote, which has acted as a safe guard in this case. Those who live hero have no vote and are, therefore, select ed to bear the whole burden. Why not, If tho Beven-year plan is Just, divide the burden between all the clerks, including those outBlde of Washington as well ns the army and navy? . , "This- law shows no appreciation for faithful services. What could be more disheartening to ambitious workers? What business house has ever been run with success by such methods? Even our soulless corporations that are bo much abused by public speakers, recog nize appreciation to their employes as n rnnnt vnlllftblo BSSOt. "Onlv one of the three civil sorvlce commissioners favored this law, two, the majority, dissenting. "When you consider the small sal aries paid our Government employes, what permanent arrangements, under the seven-year clause, could they make toward providing for themselves and families In old age? Under this plan, what high class young man or woman would seek tho service whore Congres sional Influence was the solo promoting power? Only Inefficient Left. "If enacted thlB law would mean the beginning of resignations on a whole sale scale, leaving only tho Inefficient and the aged to carry on the largest and most important work of our Gov ernment. "If the seven-year plan is correct in theory, why not apply It to tho army. the navy, Congress, tho Senate, the Cabinet and our President? That If, limit everybody to a seven-year term. "Permanency, humane treatment, ab solute fairness In promotion, efficient service and reward for real merit, Is the foundation of civil servlco and this Is tho only plan that will be fair to the employe and at the same time give tho taxpayers of our country value received for the enormous cost of running this branch of our Government the most Important branch, and, strange to say, the most neglected by our lawmakers. "Our legislators should enact such lawB that will bring tho civil servlco up to the same high standard of effi ciency that Is now In vogue In tho army and navy. Why should thero ,bo any discrimination between these three great branches of our Government? The former Is the very heart of the 'Government; the latter two ltspollce department, wnicn is tno most import ant? Revive Spoils System. "I understand every government in the world has abandoned the spoils system. They had to do so becauso It was the root and foundation of con tinued graft. Under that system, civil service was constantly manipulated and used by selfish and unpatriotic persons for their personal gain. "Congress Is setting tho country a bad example, after having raised their own salaries, to try to further their interests and escape paying their cam paign expenses by tho enforcement of this law, and at the same time refusing to raise tho pay of tho clerks who have not had an Increase for sixty years, notwithstanding the fact that tho cost of living, according to statistics. haa in the meantime more than doubled. "When I meditate and weigh the facts pertaining to the soven-yeax clause. In an Impartial manner. I feel that the founders of this bill, are gov erned solely and soullessly for personal gain and not for the best Interests of our country and the welfare of Its em ployes. The moral to be drawn. In conclusion, is. 'If you want to know what manner of man ho is, see how ho treats his subordinates." " No Hope of Agreement On Sugar This Session A disagreement on the sugar revision bill was reported from the conference committee to tho Senate by Penrose today. It was ordered to He on the table. Thero Is no chance of a con ference agreement during tho present session. Swindlers At Work. A warning has been sent out by the police against two men who have been endeavoring to collect money on the representation that they were members of the Y. M. C A. soliciting funds for an excursion to Colonial Beach. Tho proceeds of tho excursion, they claim, .are for the benefit of tho poor. Our $1 Special Offering That cannot be duplicated In Washington. Beat gold-filled $2.50 Eyeglasses and (Spectacles Ifltted with finest French pertacoplc lenses. Special price.. Eyes Examined FnEfi by German Eyesight Specialist. KAHN OPTICAL CO. 625 Seventh St. N.W. Cw. 7th a) G Sts. Opp. U. S. Pat. Of net H PA TO P. TAFT IN THE RAY CASE r "' ' ' " Congressman B u 1 k e 1 e y Wants Information In Army Scandal. Charles P. Taft, brother of the Presi dent, was .today threatened with a sub poena from tho Houso Committee on Expenditures in the War Department in its Investigation of the so-called "scandal" affecting Major Beechor B. Ray of the Pay Corps, "Wo nro considering subpoenaing Mr. Taft," .suld Congrcsbman Bulkeley of Ohio, "but havo not finally decided upon such action. We think the Presi dent's brother may be able to throw fomo light on Major Ray's Influence lit tho War Department, which resulted In dismissal of court-martial proceed ings against him. We understand Major Ray was Charles Taft's 'shadow ir. Chicago during the 1903 campaign, au compariylng him constantly. President Taft admits Ray did some political work for him then. Now wo want to know hiw much political work It takes to secure immunity In a court-martlul ense." Charles Taft is now at his summer home in Maine. A decision may be reached today by tho Houso Committee upon ordering him here for examina tion. Congressman Bulkeley was also In formed today that Victor Rosewater, Of Omaha, former chairman of the Re publican national committee, may oe able to throw some light upon Major Ray's political activity. Rosewater was In charge of tho Chicago campaign of fices four years ago. COUNTY OFFICIALS CONVENE IN PRISON OREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 16. The of ficial meetings of tho West Moreland county commissioners are held In a cell of the Western Penitentiary. Commis sioner John E. Shields, who as sheriff was charged with embezzling $42.10, Is a prisoner, and his associates, W. D. Reamer and Gcorgo Brechblll, have to go to Jail to consult him. The cell will be tho commissioner's council chamber nt least until September, when Shields' appeal w'll bo heard. As sheriff he was accused of tho $42.10 discrepancy and misconduct, It being al leged that he freed prisoners without authority. Before his conviction his term as nherlff expired, and Shields waj elected a county commissioner. Ho then was sentenced to two years. 25c .,Corylopsis Talcum . Powder Pound Cans Special 14c SUBPOENA CHARLES Watch for the Opening; of Oar New Store Location 9th & D One Square Above the Avenae This Will Be Our Third Store of Oar Chain of Five Drug Stores 50c CANTHROX 25c Pop' Freckle Cream, Tan and Bun burn, $1.25 Ilulb Syringes, pipes; guar anteed. 17c 98c 85c Llthla Tab let, 5 grams each, Mc Toilet Paper, 3 for 21c 19c 8 Egyptian Deodorizers Burn one at night to keep mosquitoes away. Indispensable In tho summer cottago, hotel, bunga low, and camp. , Box Containing 16 for 25c Imported Elder Flower Soap (made In London). Hegular 16c size, special, 3 cakes OKn Ivory Soap . 4e Dutch Cleanser 7c Colgate's Glycerine Soap, 3 for. .23e Violet de Parme Soap, 3 for.... Sic 25c Castllo Soap, lbs 12c LUCCA OMVE OIL.. For summer salads 43-cent pints for 38c 59c The kind that Our overstock rA Turkish JvL so at CIGAR SPECIALS Treasury Cigars f Patent Office Cigar s. 01 Equal to' most Cigars you glvo up 10c for. 10c White House fc m 10c E. O. W W - Hoffman House ataV sfV General Arthur aftsBVaal - Corlco aW "Key West" 10c Press Club.. Ro 5c James Ross, 3 for loo 6c Havana Smokers, 3 for 10s 5c Sporty King, 2 for Sc CANDY SPECIALS flOc Saturday Cbocolatea 20c Chocolate Almond Bars no 6c Milk Chocolates, 2 for Do 6c Chewing Gum, 2 for Re 5c Cough Drops, 2 for So The Big Stick Peppermint 5c Orange Drops Da Butter Drops De Cream Toffee lOe Agents for Daggett's and AUI grettl candles. Always fresh. T COMMITTEE URGES' NUMEROUS Clarence S. Edwards Recom mended for Brigadier Generalship. The Senato Committee on Military Af fairs took up a large number of nomi nations for army promotions which have been pending before it and decided on recommending nearly all of them for confirmation today. it was decided to make a favorable report on the nomination of Clarence S. Edwards to be brlgadr goneral of tho line. Favorable reports were also ordered on the appointment of Col. Frank Mclntyre to be chief of tho Bu reau of Insular Affairs, the appoint ment of Colonel Seever to be brigadier general and that of Colonel Andrews to be adjutant general. Tho committee did not act favorably on thb appointment of Gen. W. W. Wothorspoon as major general. The committee did not reject the appoint ment but held It back for further con sideration. Great Interest has been aroused in army circles over the question of the confirmation of General Edwards and General Wotherspoon. The way now appears clear for sonflrmatlon of Gen eral Edwards, but It looks as If there would be continued opposition to Gen eral Wotherspoon. Senator Bristow op posed the advancement of Wotherspoon becauso General Funston, who is a na tive of Kansas, is ranking brigadier general, and Is entitled to promotion. Confirmation of Colonel McClernand was held back by the commlttce.because It Is contingent upon the promotion of General Wotherspoon. If General Woth erspoon Is confirmed the confirmation of Colonel McClernand will follow. Senate to Vote Today On Fur Seal Measure The Senate will vote today at 4 o'clock on the measure to glvo effect to the fur seal treaty between the' United Stotes, Japan, Russia, and Eng land for the protection of the fur seal and fur otter In the North Pacific At noon today, the Senato resumei discussion of the measure which wax begun yesterday, and which was mark ed by tho attack of Senator Hltchcook on the conduct of Fish Commissioner Powers with respect to tho protection failure to protect tho seal herd. Senator Root spoke n favor of pro tection of the seal, hut utralnsl a closed J season for a period of years ARM PROMOTIONS The Affleck Drug Specials FRIDAY, SATURDAY & MONDAY 9th&GN.W. 15th&FN.W. The Wonderful Shampoo Every Lady Should Use It 25c Liquid Soda Mint. full pint. 25c Dobell'a So. Iutlon fur cold In head or IS'ok- al Catarrh, full pint. 15c 15c 35c Hair Brushes, 19c S1.50 Hair Brushes, Solid back Pure bristles, 98c IQr Oil Used 10c Per Oz. 25c Colorlte 20c (For making old hats new.) lOo Straw Hat Cleaner 6c (Ono package does tho work.) 25c White Syrup for Coughs . . . Pine and Summer Tar Cough 19c 26c Euthymol Tooth Paste, 13c. 2 for ..., 23c 35c Imported Tooth Brushes. . . ,24c 25c Lyons' Tooth Powder 15c 26c Sanltol Tooth Powder 15c Imported rt Turkish SMf will not wear out of these $1.25 Towels to rA 59c each Jjj FOR THE TEETH. Colgate's Tooth Powder ine L Colgate's Tooth Paste, small. ...IOp uoigaie'B loom 1'aste, large -oc 60c Peheco Tooth Paste SSc 25c Sanltol Paste 15e 25c Pyrodento Paste 10c i5c Kolynos Paste 10c 10c Kirk's Heliotrope Soap, 3 cakes for 21c 10c Klik's Rose Soap, 3 cakes for 21c SSc Stoero Bouillon Cubes 23c 60c Solution Formaldehyde 35c 26c Crude Carbolic Acid, plnt...lOp 10c Black Flag 8n Sal-Ammonlac. lb 10c Powdered Sulphur lb 10c Bed Bug Poison, pint 25c Epsom Salts, lb 8c Grape Juice, small size lOc 60c Razor Strops 10c ICE CREAM SODA, 5c The Best Soda 1b Washington. lMawaBBMSMBBBaHBaBaBaB9Baa! APPEAL IS NOTED' IN COURT'S EINE IN Prosecution Says the $25 Fine Is Too Light a ' Sentence. (Continued from First Pago.) will probably ask for a writ of error In the case, on the contention that the law wns drafted with the understand ing that "dispense," "sell," fend "give," were equal to as great an offense, ono as the other, and consequently consid ered in the wording of the law liable to tno same punisnment. Gardiner In Court. Gardiner appeared In court today to recelvo sentence, accompanied by Charles S. Darr, who was associated with Henry E. Davis, as counsel for the convicted man In the argument for a retrial of tho charge against him. Until the court passed sentence the de fendant was In continual suspense as to whether or not Judge Pugh had in terpreted the law as empowering him to revoke the convicted man'a license. Previously Arraigned. Arraigned on a charge of selling liquor after hours Gardiner had already been convicted on one violation of the ex cise law prior to his arraignment on a charge of selling intoxicating beverages to eighteen-year-old Lillian Sears. The hotel keeper pleaded Ignorance of the sale of the Intoxicants to the girl when arraigned, but the Jury brought in a verdict of guilty, but qualified It with a conviction of "dispensing" the intoxi cants to the girl Instead or "selling," and thereby allowed a loophole for the defendant to squeeze through tho ma chinery of tho courts witn tno payment of a trivial fine. Immediately following the conviction Gardiner through his attorneys filed a motion for a new trial. When argument was made for a retrial of the case Judge Pugh denied it on the ground that the first trial was without fault. Ever slnco the court has had under consideration the question as to wheth er Gardiner's license could be revoked. The case hinged on the Interpretation of the wording of the penalty clause of the statute. "Washington Is tho most favorable place jn the country for the sale of liquors to minors," declared Judge Pugh today. "Not only Is there a dif ference In the selling and dispensing of liquors under the statute, but the law has been Juggled so much since 1SS.1 that It Is almost Impossible to convict a man of selling even after he has been, caught. "A change in tno law or 1&53, para graph six of the statute, makes It nec essary for tho prosecution to show that the llcenseo had not only knowledgo of the age of the person to whom he Is charged with Illegally selling, but also knowledge of the sale. Could the old paragraph of the act of 1SS3 he re-established It would be much easier for the courts to pass on these offenses." I ; $2.00 RAZORS to go at 89c 34c SOc Imported Hay Hum, full pint. Gra&am'a Shov ing Sticks. Regular olze, 39c 10c 35c Sugar of .Milk, for modifying" milk, 40c Caacara Tablets. One at night for liver; 100 for, 25c 21c of Citronello IQr to keep mosquitoes away Bottle 4 Ozs. for 25c FOR THE DADYi 6c Nipples, 5 for lOc 6c Nursing Bottles, 5 for 10c 10c Pacifiers 5c 25c Job's Tears on String. .. .10c J3.75 Horllck's Malted Milk. Hospital size 93.00 $2.60 Nestles Food, Hospital size 2.oo 12.60 Eskay's Food, Hospital size 92:10 Lima Water, the Best, pt Be Castorta 25c Worm Lozenges 20c Worm Powders 20c GA DINER. CASE $2 Self Honing Razor Strops, 98c These strops are made of genuine horse hide on one side and porpoise hide on the other. You get 2 strops In one will keep your razor In perfect condition Indefinitely. Friday and Saturday, only 98c FOR THE HAIR AND SCALP 75o Blake's Sage Hair Tonlo Stops the hair from falling out prevents Dan druff; makes the hair soft and glossy. Contalns no sulphur. Spe cial, 49c &, r )u va ymtgi& m 25o Danderlne 17c 50c Danderlne 3c $1.00 Danderlne O7o 50c Parisian Sage 3-ic 50c Herplcjde - 34c $100 Herplcide TOe SOc Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur ..34c $1 Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur ...70c BaBBWaaaMjastfaBMBaawaajaMMaBtmaBaa Bare-Legged Girls In Atlantic City Surf , ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Aug. 16. Stocklnglesa" girl bathers today paraded the beaches with impunity', and by In ference, told 'the censorious life-guards to take a Jump in tho surf. For didn't the gallant city solicitor tell cranky old Director of Public Safety Bartlett that there was no legal authority for tho ban on bare legsT He did. The solicitor told the director that the city ordinances provided that bathers shoUld be covered "from neck to knee" and went no further. ALL broken lots of "P-B" hand tailored Suits are now reduced to two final clearance prices. These suits are right from P-B's regular stock, this means they are tailored "right" and from the best materials. Every size in the sale, but not every size in every pattern. $30, $25, Were the regular prices on patterns in conservative and prices are and &s J15 P. B. Blue Serge Suits "1 B" SERGES, two and larly at 15; in tnis at $9.75. Clearance of $5 and $4 Trousers; broken lots; all materials; CJO Q( all sizes 34.UU $1.00 for any 0Q Art for any "P- so.uu B.. Pana. ma. Genuine pana-nas. P - B" Straw. No reser vations a final clearance. Quality Outfitters to The Avenue at Ninth.- H1I IMI'IM I"M-M"M"M"M"I"M"I"H'I 1-H-H-M-H I M-I-H I -M-H i Hello, Central Give Me Main 5260 " This is the initiative. Seeking More Evidence Against Nora Johnson ' i i Nora Johnson, the colored woman ac cused by the police with maltreating little Joieph Wllford Johnson, whpm she claln.a Is hef son, 1 free today on $500 ball, which was furnished by a pro fessional bondsman. When the woman was arraigned In the Juvenile' .Court Monday, the case was continued until next Tuesday by Judge Do Lacy, in or dtr that the police and agents of the Board of Children's Guardians could ob tain more evidence. The woman lb accused of having kept the lad locked in a darkened room in a houso. at 1716 Nineteenth street 'north west for several months. P-B&Co., A Quality Outfitters $20&$18 these suits. Exclusive fancy English styles. The two sale $12.75 $9.75 three flece suits; selling regu- sole, tno nnai clearance, special Odd Trousers )6 and $6 Trousers; all ma terials; exclusive pat terns; broken dQ Art lots DOVt $2.95 for regu lar S4.00 teck" Oxfords. Genuine values In clever styles. Men and Little Men YES Times Classified Advertising YES For Me. All Right Insert This Want Ad a Benefit by the suggestion. i J I -KiH'H-M 1 1111 IM1M-H 1-H-H M-H-l-H-M-H 1 1 111 M h