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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1912.
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Rev. J. K. Argo Resigns
From Hyattsville Church
The Presbytcrcry of Washington will
bold a special meeting In tilt Now York
Avenue Prcsb) tcrlan Church Monday
forenoon, November 11. to consider u
number of mattcrH of special Impor-1
tance to tho governing body nnd tho
congregations of different churches.
Among the matters to he called up In
tho request of tho Ourley Memorial
Church to sell Us present church prop
erty, and to select u new location for i
a Presbyterian chuich to bo used In
Us stead. An appeal that has been i
noted from u decision of the Synod of I
I'altlmore will be taken up also. Tho
ltev. James T. Marshall. U. D.. moder
ator, and the tlov. T. K. Davis, stated
clerk, have, Issued the call for the
Announcement Is made bv the Pres
bytery of tho severance uf the pastoral
l elation at Hyattsville. Mil., by tho Ilev.
James Kelly Arso, who has) been pastor
of the prcsii)ieriuii cnurcn eiicrn iur
several years. The Ilev. Mr. Argo pte
scntcd his resignation. The Presbytery
has named Die ltev. Daniel Heed as
tho moderator of the session until the
vacancy Is tilled. In tho meantime tho
church has been given permission to
supply tho pulpit. The news of tho
resignation of the ltev. Mr. Argo was
received with general regret.
Vacate Pulpits Today.
In accordance with tho recommenda
tion of tho Presbytery of Washington
at Its recent meeting, the pulpits of the
denomination In this jurisdiction wcto
vacated today by their regular pastors,
whose places were taken by Presbyter
ian ministers from other churches In
tho city. This Is un annual custom
nnd la known as tho Prcsbyterlal visita
tion. Tho pulpit exchanges today wore: Ar
lington, tbe Ilev. T. E. Dnvls. Uallston,
the Rev. A. W. Hpoonor. D D.; Chevy
Chase, tho Ilev. Joseph T. Kelly, D. D.;
rhfton. tho Ilev. James M. Nounw;
Darneetown and Iloyds, the Ilev. W. II.
Dexter, Ph. D.: Falls Church, tho Hov.
I. E. Drundagc, D. D.: llermon, tho
rtev. 8. A, Uowcr.; Hyattsville, tho
Rev. B. P.. Braskamp; Kcnllworth, tho
Ilev. J. W. Wlghtman. D. D : Low Ins
Mile, the ltev. W. II. Edwards- Manns
, the nev. C. E. Granger, NeelsvlUe,
the Rev. James T. Marshal. D. D.
New York Avenue, the Rov. Paul R.
IIlcolc; Riverdale, tho Rev. W. II. Bates,
D. D.: Tokoraa Park, the Rev. D.C. Mac
JLoO,D.D.; Vienna, the Rev. T. II. Thomp-
son: Warner Memorial, the Rev. George
O. Little. D. D.: Covenant, the Rev. II.
R. Johnson; Eastern, tho Ruv. Gcorgo
M. Cummlngs; Kcklngton. th- Ilev. u.
A. Cllllngham; Fifteenth Street, the
Rev. C. B. Thompson: First, tho Rev.
.7. H. Dunhaei; Fourth, tho Rov. U. N.
Kirbv; Fairmont HclKhtK, the Rev. P.
.1. Qrlmke, D. D.: Garden Memorial, tho
Rev. II. n. Angus: Gurley Memorial,
the Rev. J. K. Argo: Metropolitan, the
Rev. Wallace lUdcllffe. D. D.
Northmlnster. the Rev. T. D. Rich
ardi. D. D.; 8herwood, tho Rev. 11. A.
Davison. D. D.: Sixth, the Rev. Henry
Humor. D. D.: Western, tho Rev. George
Kobtnson, D D-: Westminster Memorial,
'he Rev. Robert Robinson: Washington
HelnhtH. tho Rev. T. C. Clark. D. D.;
West street, tho Rev. Charles Wood,
l D . Peek Chanel, the Rov. D. A.
Reed: Rethnny Chapel, the Rev D.
W. Bkellenger, D. D.: Gunton-Tcmple
Memorial, the Rev. Gcorgo 8. Dunacan,
SUIT MS COURT
TO CONSTRUE WILL
Trustees Seek Interpretation
of Apparent Restriction
on Son's Title.
THE STOCK MARKET OF THE WEEK
The following tablo shows the week'b highest. lowest, and closing prices.
Individual Bales and net changes of securities sold on the Now York BtocK
i:rhnnge last week. High and low arc also given for the full year 1011 ami
the j car 1012 to date:
Railway and Miscellaneous Shares.
Ull. ill:. Week Uuded NovLmbtr 1, 1W2
i"h I ow. High. Low. Bale1 'linn l.o
2P 223 217 173 Adams P.xpross 178 173 Iij
I'i 44?, 82; w Amalgamated Copper. 1C3.0O) &, 8114
i IS C3. ST Am. Ac. Chcm WO i"
in local Financial circles.
By GEORGE 11. GALL,
CiiAHLES R. WELLER.
COMES TO BOOST
HERE IN CAPITAL
Former Campaigner for Dis
trict Charities Will Speak
ult asking the court to construe
tho will of Frank P lluiko. distributing
nn estate worth moro than tWlX), wuh
filed In the District Huprcmo Court yes
tetduy by Juincs M. Orion and .ttlcl:
J Walsh, trustees.
The will In question gives tho widow,
Mrs. Mary 12. Uiirko, n life estate from
the Income, and provides that on net
ill nth tho realty shall go to the son,
Francis 12. Ilutko, In feo simple.
Two apparent restriction aro placed
on the absolute estate of tho son. In
the opinion of tho tiustccs, and for
that roason they ask advlco from the
court. One Is thnt ho shall not spend
tho principal until ho rcarhra tho age
of forty years und tho other piovldes
that In the event he dies without leav
ing any children tho realty shall go to
the parish church or Kllconmn, Ireland:
tho Little Sisters of tho Poor, Ht. Ann'
Infant Aujlum, und Ht. Joseph's Orphan
in addition to the widow and the
sou tho four provisional beiu notaries
uYh named us defendants in tho suit
Tl.p estate Ine.udes the ''umberlaivl
npni ttnent house, 20 Tinth stie'l
nortnwest, JOS Tenth street nu thwost,
1212 I street northwest and tho south
weot corner of Thht'cnth un( )I sticets
ncrthwest. The personal estate Is com-
Mr, llurke, tho son, Is now twenty-e-x.1
jcais nil and unmarried nnd tlio
prospect of possible complications b"
Vims' of that fact prompted the trus.
.ft it. seek the Instruction of the court
In corstrulng the w.ll. It lu eontenl
ed that tho son tr-ould huv j absolute
title to the estate .titer tnn death of
Attornoys Bl .man & Ivrr-h represent
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U Am. Reet Sugar
lli American Can
90 American Can pt
4H American Car & Kdy
113 American Car & Kdy. pr.
4.".Vi American Cotton
03 American Cotton Oil pr. ...
185 American Kxpress
20 American II. & L pr
18 American Ice rit-auiltlos ..
9',i American Linseed
TO American Llnseel pr
American Locomotive, pr..
Amerlcul Malt, p
American Hmcltl in
American timolll g, pr ...
American riteci irounary
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President II II. MeKee, of tho Hank- to those who asoU that tho 'public has
ers1 Association of the District of '--n mlslnform.-.l and the Interests f
Columbia, tomorrow or Tuesday
, hankers u commute
will ecurll) holders hurt, to Cet fort
,rrow or i """ ' " ' Iho facte -oneernlng tn plans of r,
promlnont WnshltiKton ,(, ,K . public utlllti Vorporutlo,,,
nlttn In assist W. Jctt of Was ilnatati. but there rntn i i. -
. local icntcscntnttvo of, tho N.i- ' '" disposition toward public' illlcri
Citizens- lA.aaue. for tho Pio- , "'" "lion tho part of thus- lmldt
sai wb sssbtox ssrsssrissss ft :
of the organisation.
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Tho league Is a national organization ' ""V'A'" ..rnV", " " Lik.: "'
now spreading Its branches Inlo the nrn, haui(,rH throughout tho conntr) In
various filutus and cities formed for . Its inomb(rshlp. An Important program
tho purpose of disseminating intormu- i n w-iiib piepareu.
lion upon tho necessity for currency I ....,, , , . j
I eform legislation. It is backed bv al,."1'1" Iho District Hankers1 Assoe.e tf
Itrgo number of prominent business ''" " seeking to have enacted u su W
1 h ... ......... lugs bunk Ineornorutlnn law rm ti,
men throughout the country,
Probahlv not since the duvs nr ireo
liifc-s iHitik Incorporation luw fot th
District of Columbia, e'mliodvliu
rlugar 1.600 124'
HALF MAN'S SALARY
WILL RIDE IN SHOW
Two to Have Places on Team That
Represents America at Madi
son Square Garden,
That two officers of tho United States
cavalry will havo places on tho team
which is to represent America In tho
Madison Square Gurden Horse Shuw, to
be given in New York In tho near fu
ture, hub Deen practically oeeuteu Dy
thu War Department. Although Capt.
J. A. Hacr and Lieut. William II Shep
herd, both of whom nre stationed at
Port Mer, and aro well kiuiun In this
elty, have been mentioned as the logical
candidates for tho appointments to the
American team, nothing definite Is U
known as to which officers will bu se
lected to rldo In the Bhow,
lloth Lieut. Shepherd und Captuln
Uaer said today that they had no of
llclal ordei or know ledge warranting
them to make preparations to go to
tho show. It will probably be noveral
3ayb beforo the official announcement
that two officers are to represent tho
army at the show will be made by the
FOR RIVER REPORT
Charles I. Weller has teturned to
Washington. He comes ub a crusader
for playgrounds, as an Interpreter of
tho movement which hu Inaugurated in
tho Capital live years ago.
It Is now four ycurs since ho left
Washington for other fields, but time
haa not erased his shurplj -etched ilg
urr from tho memory of local citizens.
Ills career here as on aggresslvu cham
pion of Industrial and social betterment
was brilliant. Ho organized the "l'luy
ground and Recreation Association of
America" In this cltv In 1900; ho start
ed "Camp Good Will" nnd was seven
years secretary of tho Ascorlatid Char
ities, which Is ulso a monument to Ills
labor, und he was executive secretary
of President rtoosevelt i "Home Com
mission," which hi came fntnous
He started as a nevsbo on the
streets if Chicago, worked us u labor
ing man In the Chicago stock yards,
did chores to !. his way through high
school and the L'nlverslty of Mlchlgun,
where he won tho Phi lleta Kuppu key.
He btarted his work in organized phll
anthrop) n IK'S, and established tho two
"Unglcwood" and "Wen Hide" districts
there. His work In Washington Is well
known. Prom hern ho went to Pitts
burgh In 1903, us tho organizing secre
tary of the Associated Charities there.
The unique furowell reception in thli
lt tendered to him by local eltlzens
from Hip rlehcit to tome of the poor
est, nan one of the notable events of
the city's history.
He left Pittsburgh to accept the as
sociate sceretarjsblp of the National
"uv ground Association of New York
city. Ho will bo welcomed tMgorly by
all clussesi of citizens on his visit hire,
which Is for tho purpose of "Interpret-
e nnpnitunltlCH of the pla ground
movement through public addresses nnd
personal confi lences '
He will hpe.ik In the Vermont Avenue
Christian Church this ovenlng on "Tho
Llfo Abundant for tho Chlldien."
YOUNG ARTISTS TO
DO THEIR STUNTS
Justice) Gould Decides Helm Case
for Wife and Grants
Whole Potomac Industry Will
Benefit by Truth About Pollu
One-half u man'H salary or Income Is
about tho proportion he should pay in
ullmouv If his wife obtains a divorce,
according to the view taken by Justice
Gould, of the District Supremo Court,
In the cbbo of Mrs. Leon. 11. Helm
against Edgar E. Helm, a clerk In tho
office of the District Engineer's office.
Mrs. Helm wll be grnfrited a limited
divorce and alimony In the sum of VZ
a month one-half her husband's salary.
The decreo has not been signed, but
Justlco Gould announced his opinion
Tho court holds tlnel the charge of de
sertion mado by Mrs. Helm was sub
stantiated by tho evldjenco adduced.
Justlco Gould states In his opinion that
even though tho conduct of Mrs. Helm
was "annoying, exasperating, and bur.
rasslng," tho testimony did not estab
lish that "a matrimonial offenso" suf
ficient to Justify desertion hud been
committed by her.
Charges of ciutlty and drunkenness
preferred against Helm by his wife weie
not supported by ample proof In the
opinion of Justlro Gould, who points out
that two of the allegerl assuults ue-to
claimed to havo been committed threo
5 ears prior to tho llllng of the divorce
suit, and thut subsequently the couple
Ono charge by Mrs. Helm was that
her husbund struck her In the fuco se.
erJl ycurs ago, and that u few weeks
later threw her to the pavement In
fmnt of their home, 14IJ Massachusetts
avenue northwest, severely bruising her
nip una spin, i nose two alleged as
saults, the court declures, were not
harvard man Tones
goes to workhouse
Saengerbund Gives Over Sunday
Entertainment to Members'
Convicted on Charge of Vagrancy
and Given Six Months'
Potomac river oystermen nro anxious
ly awaiting the report which tho chein
Imu and bacteriologists of the Depait
nient of Agriculture- VMM inuku on tho
pollution of tho oyster beds In the river
It Is llkel), however, that tho stei
nn must wait noerul days longn to
learn the contents of tin report becaum
Ml. Wilson, UUo all the Cabinet ort.1
rials pave tho Seoietary of the lntinni.
vlll be out of tho elt the llrst pint of
tin week In order tu vote
The ojsler Industry stands to heni lit
bj tho publication of tho teporl If this
Is followed b the cesi..Ulon of ship
ments from the Infecle-d areas became
man) persons founerly great otler
enteis. arc avoid tig the bivalves this
year since thej leurned of the churms
oi pollution of the beds
Parcels Post to Have
Special Mailing Depots
Moll for the parcels post to be Inau
gurated Januarv 1 must be mailed only
at postoffkes, bunch post offices, let
tered, and local named stations, and
Mich numbered stations us ale desig
nated bj the postmustei
Poatmistcr denial llllcluock bus
asked that tho widest possible publh It)
be given this fact, unci that! distinctive
parcels post stamps must be used on
all fourth class mall nutter whteh
otherwise will bo "held lor poUiti "
Parcels must bear the return card of
the gender or they wll luut bo accepted.
Washington Germans und those In
terested In mUHicul affairs, especially
Juvenile theatricals, aio expected to at
tend In huge number tho "Young
Talent" entertainment to bu given at
tho homo of the, Washington fuenger
bund. 314 c stieet northwest, this even
ing bv the children of mi uibers of I
the organization. Tor weeks past tho
little ones of tho Suengdbund huvi
been icheurslng for thi enteitalnment
I'rder the dliictlon of the musical
dlieclor of the "bund" the enteitaln
ment will consist of ,1 program of
eleven numbeis, made up nf vocal und
Instrumental selections und recltatlo s
The little pirfornvis some onl In kilts
and the olilisi eiiiiuren iuhi in meir
. 111 lie--,! , -v r" ,.-. i'i'. ............
teens" ale putting foitn every effort unsuspetiiiiu nujecis 01 nis cnuriiy,
t 1 i.iii.i , ..,,.1 1 1,110, tin, ti n til 1
lr innln the utfnlr 11 HUCCCSS.
The "Young Tali nt" enteitalnment It
tin Mtond of 0 long llht nf slmllai uf
f ill te to l,e given by the "bund ' during
the winter season
Pastor Russell Decides
To Continue Lectures
II Cl.i !!,,, Iii'.,il will leelure this of.
tcrnoon .it 3 o'clock beforo tho mem- ' plexlon
beis of the lnternutloli.il HIblo Ktu
dents' Assoelullun In tho New Masonic
Temple Ills subject will bo "Tho In
dustilul 11ml Soelul Ctlsls."
It has been decliled by Pastor Ilus
sell, uf niool.lyn, head of the assocli
tliin. thut tin re has bei 11 success
enough In Washington to warrant tho
innt'iiuaiue of tliei-e lectin cs elurlng
"Are 1 oil a Harvard Man Jones"
not u eiuestlon, but tho bona lido sobri
quet by which Manning C Jonos, an
ailstocratlc looking colored mendicant.
Is known to many Washington pedes
trians will not "button nolo" anybody
In the District's thoroughfares for many
dnss to come. In tho District branch
of the Police Court )estcrduy where
"Are You a Harvard Man Jones" was
arraigned und convicted of a charge
of vngrancy, the man was sentenced
to serve u term of six months In the
Jones, who wears u goatee scissored
In the helghth of fashion und poses us
n Harvard graduate, nnd member of
tho diplomatic corps, confessed to thu
(unit thut Ii" had been atralgned on
different barges "about fifteen times."
"Ato vou a Harvard man?" Is tho
manner In which Jones uppioached tho
thought you a college mull." Is; the next
Ingratiating declaration of the stilish
looking beggar when told that the
person of w horn he Is ubout to ask
money Is not a "Harvard man." Then,
If tho one ubout to be persuaded to
give up some sheckels, ever attended
a school at ull, "Aro You a Harvard
Man JoncH" Is sine to havo attended
thut school "once." He then oxplalns
that ho Is a Hoiith American diplomat.
thetebv aeountlng for his eiark com
plexion. Jiulce Push received oultc an
oration from the man while sentencing
11M American fluenr nr
1S7S American 'if A Tel
102 Amerlcun Tobacco, PI
23i4 American Woolen
f6'4 American Woolen, pr
2SH American WrlUnB Paper, pr..
101', Atchison pr
13o, Atlantic Coast lllnn
1024 Daldwln I.ocomot've, pr
101U llnltliuoie & ult'o
Hoi, Baltimore & Ohio, pr
274 llcthlehcm Steel
MV4 nothlehom Htcel or
76V, Brooklyn Hapld Transit
.'14 llutterlek Co
',' Cnnadlan Pacific
3V, Central of New Jersey
Chesapeake & Ohio
chle. & Great Weste-rn
Chic. & Oret Western pr. ..
Chle., Mil. & Bt. Paul
Chle.. Mil & Ht. Paul pr...-
Chicago & Nortwest
C. C. c. & fit. Louis
t hlno Con. Copper
Colorado Pile) . Iron
Corn Products pr
nlnivu.,. .9. Ifitlvnti .......
Denver & lllo Irnnde " -1
Denver & Klo Trundo pfd .. Vrt ,A'4
Distilling Heeiirltles 3,i 274
D., H H. A A W '4
I). 8. S A A. ptd -) 11;'.
Kilo 'H'," S,''
Krio 1st pf -'" t-
Krle 2d m "
I'ldiral Mining & Hm-lt. pfd. J 4.e,
Ceneral Klectrlc C') l.'" l'e
(I. netnl Motors '.' .
Ceneral Motors pfd v H
Colddeld Consord-vtcd 2,'rt .",
Oreot Northern pfd K.J VS
Oreat Nortberii Ore nibs 2.CO 47'j
IlomesUke -.ill ai"4
Illinois Central oOO 12X
Interboro- Metropolitan li,iv)0 -V,
Internatlonul '"iper .. .
Kan Clt). I't S U Mem. pr.
Kansas city A rinutli
Kansas Cltv & Snutli pi
Keokuk &. Des Molneg
Lake Dtle & Western
Lehigh Valley It R
I ou'KVllle & Vnshvlllo
::.1 Manhattan Flevoted
VJ M.) Department fitores
1W; Muj Department .Stores pr ...
ii', Miami I'on Cop
IS4 Minn. A St Loots
12S'; M H P A. P. Bte. M
S4'i M.. SPAS. S. M. L I
Jl5, Mo., Kansas A Texas
67S Missouri. Kan & Texas, pfd.
33 Missouri Pacllle H,Smi
).-?'i National lllsciill.
122U Na'lonul ft scult. pfd
National rnai ti mpa..
National i:nam. & Stpd., pfd.
Nat H. It. of Mex.. 2d pfd....
Nevada Con. Copper
N Y. Air Drake
Now York Central
N. Y Ch'r. A M Louis. . .
134 N T., N. II. A II
23; New York, Ont. A Western..
15, Norfolk A Southern
1074 Norfolk A Western
74tj Nortn American
UV.S4 Northern Pacific
47 Pacific Tel A Tel
Tit Puclflc Mair
122V, Pennsvhunla Itallroud
103 People's (Jas A foke
1001, Philadelphia Compaiiv
S14 P.. C, C. A St, Louis
P Pittsburgh Coal
77 Pittsburgh Coal pr
24 Pressed steel uar
20.1W 434 414
17.S00 los',4 HOii'i
Oftu 102 10l'4
M 140 13
&m 1074 107
G.00O 1(M' 10IS
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9. MO S14
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vv silver agitation, when every man on among other provisions, one that pr
06 -14 . the street was dlstusslng economic vide, for double liability of stockholu
" nuestloiis rclat ng to monetary legisnt- " """" "" nimnuuuii ,
gf? S I l". I ml when a flood of truth and ' Dl.ti let the North Capitol HaUnx
n T ii , fullacy f ed tho puo'le nuiui upon m "" --" - .- .1
St , ,, ' h,. 11 em been such a ten- . lin "" Provision In Its chartei
KSTltl ! i''ouU'm' h,,H.V.,,e.r.... ".,",. ,.f . The. futu.e of the new bank seems 1
mney 10 popuim.... ...., ..". ,rig,t. Located In a section enlb
monetary reform. In this movement, y 0u,erwlso bereft of bunking fucll
however tho aim and purpose of tho ties, opposite tho great Govertuni h
i.DKiui will be lo eslueate tho public to ! ,I'r,lnU1" "W.00 "Iul ndjacint to the n.
iioiiuii i "- ,-,.. tl.v cx. Clt Postotllee. now building. In in.
a icnlliallon of com '""''" " 'c.y " midst or n section made now thioug
let. and when this Is done tho leamic , eslabllshmont of tho Union Htuhm,
believes the country will be n unit In theie stems lo be twry reason wli
.i.mutuliiiD legislation that will result 1 tho business of tho Institution shoul.i
mTorKCtfng present abuses and .tt.it- I '' .
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1,... n moro elastic currency
Tho league Is not udvocullng iinv spe
clllc measure. It Is engaged In demon;
strntlng the need for a meusurc of m-
As a part of the educational eumpulKn
the leugue Iiuk Just copyrighted and Is
sued a 420-page book, entitled, ' Hank
ing Itefonn," edited by J. ljiurcnec
Luughlln, professor of political icon
om in the t'nlversliy of Chicago. In
the pitfuee to the work Prof. UiiiRlilin.
who Is ehalnnan uf the executive eom
uillteu of the league, states succinctly
and clearly the reasons for tl.o organ
ization of tho league.
"This volume Is Intended to furnish a
rlilii. ut.tethnleal exposition of the de
fects ol oui piLseut banking and cui
ici.ey svstem, together with u Olscus
tlon of tin re-medlt s, ' he savs. Not
since the civil war has the (ountr) b"en
eeiifionteil with u moiietul) und bunk
ing iiuestlon of greater Importance to
bulnes prosptiit). The ade iducj of
tho bunking sjstem ufTeeln the ovcr
da existence ot the laborer farmer,
and met chant The tinneeessarv cK'ii.?o
of obtaining eredlt undei .1 bad banking
Mhtem Ij borno by the bonnwer. the
lmposslblllt of httling loans In a 1 tin
of puulc shuts 1111 fiKturv and llup ..ud
fulls most eveltl tiptni tho wuco
carner, who loses his omplomenl. I it-
emploMneut Is laigclv Imieusesl b
"The leusnn foi the existence oi the
National Citizen' Leugue, which Is
made up of buslncs men, Is found In
the fact thut the reform alfeetK the
borrowing busliuss man 11101 e than the
lending bink; the bank (an alwavu pro
tect tin If by t.irrltlclng the borrow ui
There Is prartlcully no ehiss In the
community not directly concerned In the
outcome of this lamp.llgn of education.
"It has long been seen that our cur
rency Is lie edit ssl) Inelastic, that our
t redlt system Is even more dangerously
1404 J- 4
424 - .
1314 - 4
20-1. - ',
34 - 4
-W. 21 -
Willi 11 new- thlrtecn-stor) 'if
liulldlnir proimsed by the Ileal Kstut
Trust Company for the northeast em
lit r of I'ourte'cnlh und II streets noitli
west uiM another for tho De-part'ni n
of Commetco und Ijibor at Nlnetetnt'i
ilis-it. It Is InttresMng to see flgu
giving the tompaiatlvu per stpiart' fisn
Ktitul prices of cortaln lending 01TI1
buildings now erecletl These flgu e
have ben can fully compiled from th
1 111. 'A per tnt; ulggs, K per cent. Wll
kins. 1:vuiib Woodwaril. Itlggs. HotliU
cm und Coloiutlo Uulldlngs, all within
u sriiure or less of eueh other
Tho foot iirhc for looms facing hi
stieet. the highest rates of the nig
the newest bull. ling of all. Is $-'.(, tit
cunts the Wooilniird. at tl.sl then Hit
Union Trust ut M.'IO, the llvans 11
Jl 53. the Colorado nt $157. the Soii'h
em, at $1.41. mid the Wllklus. at II
Hut the oider Is somewhat ,cliai)Be
when the average price per stju.itc fo .
for nil kinds of rooms Is flguicd Tin
Itlggs Is still hlahest, at $1.67. the Bout'
ern Is lowest, SI 10 In ordei donnwtild
me the Woodwurd Jl Co. the i;v.ins
SI 17 the I'ulon Tiust l IV tho V. 11.
the Colorado, 11 27
Pen eiilages of tetital ana to ton
urea have nlso been figured out as fn!
lows I'nlon Tiust 63 per cent. St u
rn is n. r rent lllgas to per cent Wll
" "' pel e-ent. Ilvans. 51 ptr eeiK
Col'iiado, V per eetit. and Woodwa d
er et nt
K. OF. C. REPORTS
SHOW AN INCREASE
Councils in District Hold Joint In
stallation and Review
fo?iY.is ,eho'.,op,e,ra,,vCea,rctlio!; "'"-""" " T" -'
;s la times ot stress: that , ,llc council during, tho past twelve
ino Pressed Steel Car nr.
15k4 Pullman Palace Jar .,
274 Railway Steel Spring
16 nay Con. Copper .....
s7W Headlme 1st pr loo1
P4 Heading 2d pr .. 4(0
IV; Kepuuuc iron e titeet ....
G44 Hepubllc Iron A Steel pr,.
224 Hock Island
474 Hock Island pr
204 flt L. A San Franclseo
314 St. I A S V H Pfd. ..
2J; Pt. L. A Southwest
6SV. S L. A Southwest pid
110 Pears Iloebuek
9 7ftl 121
2 6M 244
3i O 3t;
?64 364 - 1.
2o4 214 W
314 - 4
474 4 4
121 -r 4
1184 - 4
2, - ,
492.10.) 174i lit-'.. JlTOl, 4
J2V4 l'5u ll"'i)i Hf4 Southern I'aclflc
D. A. R. Chapter Meets.
Membiis nf .Mm gmt hi tlen ("hap
tei ol tlu Diumhtiis of llu Aincrieau
Hivoluttuii, met at the ichlilenee uf tin
legtnl, Mis Itttlwood underglltt 162'
Twontj-tiisi street, for the llrst nioe'tlng
of the Ni-ison and htiud reports of of
flccid on plans fo. the jcJi.
W. J. Bryan, Jr., Elected,
His Record Beats Papa
v,llllain Jennings Utyan, jr , son of
the gieat NebraBkan Is now tho of
ficial leader nf tho freshman law class
of the tfiorgetown University Law
School, having been elected president ut
a meeting held last tvtnlng In tho us
hoiulilv loom of tho law building, Imj
i: stieet northwest.
Kffoits of uppu eluss students to
storm the 100m und bn-uk up the meet
ing weie frustrated Tho fieshmen will
meet again Saturday night and elect the
rest of their officers.
15.1U. 176: PV)
89 934 St
974 1021 97
Ch'i Southern Hallway
6S'i Pouthem nnl'way
16'i Standard MH irr
344 Tennessee Copper
204 Texas A Pacific
Tex. A 111a tM. Tr.
Third Avenue R. It
Toledo Hallways A Light
'loledo, 8L L. A Western ...
Toledo, St L. A West, pfd..
Twin Cltv Rapid Transit ....
Underwood Type-vrlter Co....
Union Pacific ..
I'nlon Pacific p
United Dry (tool.
2,700 til 4
3'4 - Ti
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2D4 t- 4
II - -,
374 - ,
The week which Just closed has been .1
busy out for the Knjghts nf Columbus
In Washington. Potomac Council held
u mrelliikf fnli,1.iv ntirht. with CSmn.,
. sT-h V .'J. .Vu Vm . " Knight Richard .V Curtln presiding. He
by the banks la times ot stress: tin
our rigid reservt s)stem even bretds
panics; that Mute banks and trust
rompunlts uro doing commriclal hank
ing, but without eo-oneiatlnn with 11-1-
tlonul banks, thut our lntlepelident sub-
irrnsury onen uiiucks tnn reserves or
banks at times of tlungt r and works
without business-like 1 couomv and efll-
clenc) ; that idle funds of banks drift
to Tvow oik, and on call loans feed
stock sptculatloir-. and that our trade Is
rriatly hampered he laik of American
banking facilities In fort 1k 11 countries,
Por these reusons the People jre tailing
loudlj for legislation that shull be non
partisan und formed on seasoned ex
perience, without breaking wt. our
democratic system of Independent
banks It should ulso be a matter of
care thut elustlclty should be obtained
without the dangers of ovcr-cxpanslou
"The reform should not take the shape
of a dominant central kink, nor should
It be the creature of polltlis Kor this
roason thu Government of the United
States should not entei tho discount mid
deposit buslners of banking; but, on the
other hand. It should supervise' and
rcgulato a co-operutivo mettns'of as
sistance, like an enlaiged clewing house
association, In the eommon Interest,
and require the banks to no)' all tho
cost of providing cupltul, sunolving gold
reserves, nnd Issuing notes under Its
elosv supervision. Thus the surplus
profits of note Issues and of discounts
would go to tint people of tho United
States Moreover, In any legislation,
eare should be taken that control of our
! edit svstem should not uass Into tho
hands of any sinister polltlcul or flnan
"Por these good and sufficient rea
sons, the Nutloual Citizens' Le igue, or
ganized In most of the States of the
Union, Is now taming on a campaign
of education so that tint worth of ivciy
measure proposed to Cougicss niuy ho
mouths. A substantial Increase in
membership was noted.
The Joint Installation of oftlccis for
the five counclts was held Tuesday
night In Columbus Hall. The d tall, of
the ceremonies were In chaige of t
officers of the State councils. State
Deputy Kdward P. Hairlngton condu. lid
the Installation ceicmonles, assisted 'v
District Deputies William P. Normovlti
and John II. Pollen and State W.iul. n
At the conclusion of the Installation
ceremonies addresses were delivered b)
flrand Knights Joseph A. Mudd, Wash
ington Council; Charles W. Dan. Ketitie
Council, William J. McOee, Cartoll
Council, Prancls J. P. Clcary. Spalding
CounUI. nnd Richard A. Curtln, Po
Carroll Couni.lt gavo a Halloween
party Thursday night.
TRANSFER OF LIQUOR
1C2,S.'0 1704 1674
1034 1W4 2i4
1074 ICO", 101)4 103H United Dry Goods pr...
28 United Ry. Iuves'inent 1,500 3S
57 United Rv Investment, pr.,.. 1,110 17;
13 U. S. C. Iron Pip- A Fv 220 204
50 V. S. Cast Iron Pipe A Fy., pr 100 CI.
6St, U. S. Knpress 90 704
26 17. S. Industrial Vleohoi . ... 100 524
(7 U S Realty A Imp jft) 81
454 II. S Rubber 3SO0 514
103, II 8 Rubber, 1st pr !.no 1074
584 U. S. Steel 440.4VI 70i
1074 u B steel pr
524 Utah Copper 22,201) 131,
43 Virginia Car Chemical 1.2n0 47
41 Va. Ry. A Power 32
54 Vs Iron r- r ;m,) opj
70 Vulcan Detlnnlng pr 100 kj
34. Wabash 200 44
124 Wuhan pr l,.n n,
120 Wells Fargo Hxpicss 30 iit,
534 West Marylund 2,00.) 5f,i.
75 Wes'ern Msrvlan 1 nr 600 774
7S Western Union T'legraph .... l.'urt, so
66'. Weslui'thouse I 1,500 8".'.
I Wheeling A Uik" Krlc l.Vm 94
11 Wheeling A Loke Urle 1st pi siiO 21?,
6 Wheel. A Lake Erie 2d pr.... li) 134
524 - 4
514 - 4
10-4 - t,
30 11'- l'T- l"1. I
changes from opening price.
Tolul sales for tho week, 2,183,000.
625. - .
.HS - 4
14 r 4
rlshtly judged, Por this icnjon the plan
of the National Monetury Conimlsslon
the elaboiute and most disclosed plan
before tho public has" been given cu
lt nded stud). The league, however, ts
not committed lo anv spedllc measure.
If discussion shows that utiy other plan
Is bUperloY to tint now nefoie Con
gress, It will support that plan It will
favor any measure whieh incotporates
Its fundamental principles without 10
gard to Its origin. It teallzcs, however,
that the lemedy for the defects of our
piesent credit svstem lies In some form
of n co-opciutlve Institution, evolved
frnni mir eleai lni- houss experience.
bv whatever name It ni.lv be called, 1
Failure to Apply for Renewal Re
sults in Closing of Eleven
With the understanding that drinks
shall not be dispensed thiuiigh thu au
dit nee, but shall be sold onl at thu
bar, tho Kxclst Hoard has t Milted a
transfer of liquor license from the 11.11110
of L'ugeno Kcman. lonncr m mager ot
the Ljccum Thrntti, to Mai llll T Mu
loney. ixprcscntallvo of tho Lniilio
Clicult Comp.inv. Piutest against tho
transfer wus made bv A 12 Shocmjket,
attorney for tho Anti-Saloon Leagu ,
011 the ground that tho Krtiplre Circuit
Company Is u foielgn torporatlon
Palluro on the pait of tho propuetois
. 1.- .11 r.... n .......! ..
" . . . .1 1. r . .A.i ... ttJ lllitne uniiiii tiiiuii mi .1 niiiii.it i".
witch "I" wmov e tlioiU-fec s of tod. i) u ,, , . ,Io(inK ul
The evil of separate sections, vvorkini. , . .,. ,, ,,. i11)ie(lllie estublish-
rop lis" iiiuiriiii'ii
At the beg.nnlng of tho new
-.. - a.rt Inllrios Iv IfllfirfltPlI
Th eo.oneratlon desired nbould ho ' 1(-I,lH
,A,,nP7MMrt iiinvhllmr for tht lm- license jpar. we numuvr ui utJimvntiuiii
PoZVlon ofgod0!., the tmerest'ofall on file Is WI ..(all and 123 wholes.il,
bunks, big nnd little, giving assistance All applications aie referred to the e
to all In times of stress, und suppl) 111-; ' lice Department for a leport us o the
intiirmia. In the rate of discount ithai.ictei of the establishment 0t
Kmli ndeanlagcs could not be gained the llieiue is gianltd In thti nii.tt
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134 m -l
Dealt In for the llrst time this week, net
Crazed by Engine Ride.
CHAMPAIGN. Ill , Nov. 3,-llldlng on
tho pilot of iv big engliio on the Illinois
Central, John Horchers, of Odin. 111., a
funnel, was taken off tlie fiout eud
when holding a riding whip in ono ha ml
and a revolver In tho other, und declar
ing he was there to keep trespassers
ftom "flipping" trains. The man was
declared to be Insane, duo to tho experience.
France Forms League.
CHICAGO, Nov. 3 Franco wll seo lib
first leaguu reiceb.il I game soon, sii)s a
cablo dlsputch to the Chicago Dallv
News. Tho Fiench Uuscbull Union has
Just been formed with Franz Mosserly,
of Purls, us president, to promote the
Amerlcun game with the ultimate Idea
of providing a Fiench cempctltor In
world's championship series.
bv dividing the count! v Inlo Independ.
cut detached sections, leaving the situ
ation much us It Is toilav Ili.t this
co-operntlve agenev should mulsh tm
Indispensable economv of united re
serves and common places foi the ie
t'lscount of commercial paper Impossi
ble under a sstein ot sepaiato oiganl-
Jobn V. rnrwtll, of Chicago, Is piesl
denl of tho National Citizens' League
With the beginning this week of legal
u.H.n in nicserve the rights of tho
I people of the District which mav b
leop.ireiucu uituukh me miuiuunu .
the Washington Utilities Companv. nil I
with the meeting Wednesday of Mio
stockholders of tho Murvland-Vlrglnl 1
Companv to puss on the proposition of
the directors to reorganize the eompiny
theie ought to ho some real definite In
formation In tho form of fuels brought
'file Times has offeied every facility
tin saloons are permitted by law tu o.
uile under the oltl license until the
tlon of the L'dse Iloaul.
Mills Burn; Loss $100,000.
U OODSTOCK, N. II , Nov J -'1 .
mills of the Woodstock Lumber Com.
pans weie iiurneo yesecrua)
The Safest Investments
rite 1. At aU druffffiits. JUwayi o
uud U'UOhNU'S Drur Stor.
(CI V Bt. uw. Mull crCro tolicli
kf ttioas tht du not fluctuats durlog dtH
turbeU Londuiuni ut ih munvy ur tj(.k mir
kits, hiikt utd of nufti nutcs itlrt iuort
ttfiH) wcil tvcurl on rea.1 teUtt la lb
Uuirtct Columbia. conUiut "xilid(u"
,n,tinie. "'ho do nut dtpnd upoa itit
Cn-tiitUt rvMponittU'Hy ui lndltdual ui cur
Derations lui nulr fc.UIl ani m witinjtt
trom ix.ittn piowd proprt VV ca
upply uch lnvtitrienu in uiuunt from
UHi upward, EinJ lor buultlou "Cinveiult..j
itik anJ nt?fctmentj,' 4
.vVAHiz-tLL, RHEEM &
I.: UTll oTUlCET f,. IV.