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THE WASHINGTON TBIES. SUNDAY, APRIL 13. 1913. E ALEXANDRIA WILL HELEN KELLER WARNS ENTERTAIN WOMEN SIGN LICENSE FEE Brokers Will Refuse to Pay for Putting Notices Up on Vacant Property. Complete Program of National Council Includes Several Meet ings in Historic Virginia City "Swat the Fly" Con test Will Be Opened by Health Officer. To those that are Blind Girl Believes President: Will Fail Because of His Party's Nonsupport. w atifipH with noth "-JW-,?" " f REALTY MEN OPPOS WILSON OF BETRAYAL 7) TWw fl U) vny va 9 1 yny Washington real estate brokers will not pay a license fee for the privilege of putting signs on property, evn if If the Commissioners assess such a fee, according to sentiments expressed ty the brokers yesterday at the Kbbltt House luncheon. William E. Shannon called attention to the matter. Several plans were advocated for avoiding the payment of the Jl leo whlcn the Commissioners may decide to levy for each sign that is posted. One was the employment of counsel to fight the matter out in courts on the ground that it is unconstitutional, buggested by John P. Story. Another advocated an agreement among tne brokers to post no signs. In that ia. it was slated, properly owners will be brought to realize how uterul a sign Is anu will take up tne broKen.' fight for them. No definite action was taken, but it was clear that, although the brokers will subscribe to the recent enactment of Congress le qutrlng a written permit for sign;, they will not pay any fee for the privilege above the retrular licensed broker's fee. James E. shea was made head of a committee of five to investigate tne maltsr. Saunders as Toastmaster. A number of the brokers suggested different steps which might be taken for the general advancement of the real estate business of the city. Presi dent "William H. Saunders acted as toastmaster. George 1. Worthington, chairman of the lunch committee, insisted that steps be taken to prevent brokers from leas ing property to tenants wno had Jumped their lease contracts with some other brokei. lie also attacKeU fake adver tising, and declared that the law gov erning assessments for oeneflts Is In iquitous. John 1, Weaver spoke encouraging'' of the real estate prospects for Wash ington. He polnteu out that twenty one 3 ears ago the 365 acres which cas now become the subdivision of chevy Chase was sold for $30,000, and said the development lu tue iUUirt: wouiu oe as rapid as in the past, .he urged brukera not to advise their clients to buy busi ness properties ano "lay tnem on tne shelf. ' He said that was tne surest way to km values in any section, ana that a much neuer policy is to buy business properties anu improve tuem. James r'. Snea polnteu out that the ev.-iiui of the Dast lew weeKs snow ti. necessity of organization among the Ol-OKcis. cariea . .'JUiai art,tu that all who transact reJi estate ousi nese be, .required to do o unuer legal license. Wants New Tenant Laws. Charles A Shields said the worst feature of 'the real estate business In the District Is the landlord and tenant laws. He said the court record each day shows from 100 to 150 cases of non-securement of rents, and that a law should be enacted to protect the real estate men from this abuse. He also attacked the method of making public appropriations, claim ing that discrimination, was shown and that in many cases, these appro priations opened up entirely new ter ritory and depreciated values in old territories. Harry A. Boss, chairman of the membership committee, reported that he had secured twelve applications lor membersniii since tne last meet ing and urged the member to at tempt to nicicase the aojoclatlon"3 memberthip. B. F. Saul opposed attempting any legislation. "We don't want to ask tor legislation, or we will probably get what we don't want, ' said Mr. taul. He advocated signing an agree ment not to put up any signs if the Commissioners Insist on the tax. Then" he said, "it will fall on the property owners and they will do the kickinf?.' N. It. Sansbury said enormous rents are lost each year by bad tenants and that such a condition is unnecessary. B. F. rjaul was appointed chairman of a committee to draw up resolutions on the death of Clarence H. Rheem, one of the members of the association who died after an illness of but a few days. President Saunders said he would call a. business meeting of the association within the next few weeks. Luncheons to Benefit Home for Confederates Three luncheons will be given at the Old Masonic Temple, April 28, 23, and 30, for th benefit of the Confederate Mem orial Home. The affair will be under the auspices of the Confederate home board, which Is made up of Confederate veterans. United Daughters of the Con federacy, and Sons of Veterans. Mem bers of the Wilson and Marshall D. C. League will assist. The officers of the board are: Leigh Robinson, president. J. T Petty, treas urer, and Dr. J. Wyth Cook, secretary. The members of the board are: Veter ans M S. Thompson, L R. Travel: Sons. K E. Dutton, U. D. C. Mrs. Ese lln, Mrs. C D-. Merwln, Mrs. Charles Fred. Mrs. Wallace Strep.ter, Mrs Georg S. Covington, Mrs Archibald Young. Mrs. Howell Smith, and Mrs. W. M Coleman. Walsh Candidate for Massachusetts Governor BOSTON. April 13. Lieut. Gov. David I Walsh will he a candidate for the Df-mocratlc nomination for governor, regardless of whether Gov. Eugene Foss starts a campaign for a fourth term. Chairman Thomas P Riley, of the Democratic State committee, admits that he h&s apprised Governor Fosa of the opposition among the Democratic leaders to a fourth term. Early In the year the governor had hopes of being selected for the Cabinet by President Wilson. GREAT WESTERN Champagne $1.00 AT Christian Xander's 909 Seventh St. WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU. ALEXANDRIA. VA.. APRIL 13 The complete program for the ses sions of the National Council of Wom en, which are tc bo neld in Washing ton and Alexandria, on next Wednes day, Thursda, and Friday, hae been announced by Mrs. Kate AValler Bar rett, of this city, piesident of the council. The principal business ses sions will be held in Washington, but se eral importai t puulic meetings and a number of s-ocial affairs will take place in Alexandria. The program fol lows: April 15 Morning and afternoon meet ings at Washington College of Law, i p. m., reception at residence of Mrs W. S. Corby. Chevy Chase; 8 p. m., public meeting in Unlversalist Church, Washington, with addresses by Miss Helen Gardner and Miss Davis. April 17 Morning and afternoon ses sions at Washington College of Law, when delegates will be selected to the international meeting in Paris, the Hague and London; address by Mrs.. Ellen Spencer Mussey, on "Laws Per taining to Women and Children;" ITO p. m., visit to Christ Church and Alexandria-Washington Ledge ot Masons, in Alexandria; k p. m., public nieeuiu: In Trinilj Methodist Church, Alex andria, when addresses will be made by Miss Julia Lathrop, of Washington, "The Children's Bureau ?' Miss badie American, of New York, "Out Foreign Population;" Mrs. Mae Wright Sewail. of San Francisco, "Peace and .Arbitra tion." April 18 Morning business session at Washington College of Law; 2:30 p. m.. reception at White House by President and Mrs. Wilson; 4 p. m., automobile ride to Theological Seminnrv of Vir ginia; 5 p. -m. reception by Mrs. Kate Waller Barrett, president of the coun E WEEK OF MANEUVERS Vessels From Southern Waters Will Hold Target Drills to Last One Week. Vessels which have been on duty in Cuban and Mexican waters, and are now replaced by other Atlantic fleet ships, will go through fleet and target tactics on the Southern drill grounds during the week. .Prom April 20 to May I. the ships iH disperse to their home yards for docking and repairs, and then, from May 5 to 9, will hold fleet maneuvers on the way to Narragansett bay, which will be the maneuver base until August 24. In the meantime, part of the flet will take on the first and second class es of Annapolis midshipmen for the summer cruise. The third year class will cruise, on the Illinois in foreign waters. The vessels carrying midshipmen on their summer cruise will return to An napolis the. latter part of August and will then proceed to Hampton Roads to coal and prepare for fall targe; practice. The period until Octobober 4 will be occupied In fleet and divisional exer cises at sea, with Hampton Roads as a base. On the following days there will be an inspection and review, the vessels then returning for a second time in the year to meir home yards. Series of Flights by Reid Is Successful Another successful scries of flights were made yesterday by Marshall Reid, a young Philadelphia aviator, who Is ex perimenting with a new hydroplane on the Potomac A trip as far as Alexandria has been made, and Mr. Ried expects to cover much greater distances as soon as he gets the machine tltted with the most buitable propeller. The hydroplane was made by the Washington Aeroplane Com pany It 1b fitted with a Berliner rotary motor. The machine is said to be very fast WARSHIPS WILL HAV Because of the great number of Jingles submitted WINNERS OF THE JINGLE CONTEST Connecticut Pie Company Cannot Be Announced in The Washington Times Until Tuesday, April 15 We wish to give cil, at "The Cranies," Alexandria; S p m.. public meeting at Trinity Metho dist Church, Alexandria, addressed by Senator John D. Works of California, Dr. Anna Garlln Spencer, of New York, and Miss Elizabeth Grannis, of New York. Judge J. B. T Thornton, of the cir cuit court of Alexandria, heard argu ments yesterday at Manassas on the motion of attornejs fur three credlt(i of the Emerson Engine Compai.y of Alexandria, for the appointment of receiver for that company. Judge Thornton will give a decision Friday. Dr. E. A. Gorman, health officer, will inaugurate a "swat-the-fly"' cam paign within the next ten days. He has received the following contributions which will be used to purchase prizes to b awarded the children killing the largest number of flics: C. C. Smoot. Sons & Co. $50; Gardner L. Bootbe. $o; National Fruit Products Company, $5; Alexandria Fertilizer and Chemical Company. J5- A large delegation from Alva Aerie, No. S71, Fraternal Order of Eagles, will attend the memorial service of Wash ington Aerie, No. 125. at the National Theater, in Washington, tonight. A. H. Agnew has been appointed deputy collector of the United States internal revenue service and assigned as gauger at the new bottling works of the Fortncr Brewing Company. Tne monthly meetlntr of the chamber of commerce" will be held tomorrow night. Final plans for the regatta to be held on the Potomac, May SO, In whl"!i several of the Washington boat clubs will be represented,' will be made by the Alexandria Motor Boat Club, Wednesday night. T "Rex," His Pet Saddle Animal, Has Arrived From West to Astonish Capital. Secretary of State Bryan Is ths proudest horseman In town today. Rex is here, and. Rex meaning king and being a horse, it Is Inferred both from his name and the manner in which his distinguished owner regards him th.it he bids fair to become the. regal light of local horsedom. Rex; Is a, chestnut sorrel gelding from Nebraska and will make the blooded animals of the East sit up and notice him. Secretary Bryan is not boastful about his pet. He merely talks ot him like a father who thinks his only Son Is the only son. Rex will be used first. It is said to take conceit out of Senntor Vardaman bf Mississippi, who has been boasting of a piece of horseflesh from his State, which the Senator reCentl, brought to Washington. There is some talk of getting the two statesmen together on their steeds for a mile stralghtawav race. The Wash ington Riding and Hunt Club governors, it Is rumored, will hang up a hand some puree for the winner. As neither of the horses are known In this sec tion Congress in at a losi concerning odds. The race Is merely rumored, however, anil no confirmation can be had from either side. FREE x'k RUPTURED TRIAL OF PliAPAO wariled Hold Mednl find IHplumn Over All Competitor". International Exponttlon, Itoinc, and Grand Prix, ParlN. STUARTS PIJVPAO-PADS are a wonderful treatment for rupture, curing at they do th worst firrma In the privacy nf the home with nut hindrance from work and at slight ex pense Rupture Cured by STUART'S PLAPAO-PADS means that jou can throw anay the painful triws altogether as the Plapao-Pads are made to cure rupture and not simply to hold It but as the are made self-adhesle. and when adhering clorel to the body slIppiiiK is Im postflble, therefore, they arc also an Import ant factor In retaining rupture that cannot t- held hv a trus NO STRAP?. nt'CKI.ES OR SI'RINOS Soft as Velet Easj to Ap ply riap.ui laboratories. Illock VA St Iui. Mo Is sending KKEB .trial Flapao tj all who write Conducted by the: I PROUDES IT every Jingle deliberate consideration. "If I, without the use of sigh'J nr the slightest sense of sound can appreciate the beauties of .-rr: and through .n fingers see flowers and sculpture with exquisite enjoyment, how much more should cnjo beauty who cn see and f ir." Thus spoke Helen Keller, who bv her wonderful mastery of blindness and deafness, has made 'leitelf one of the grrat flguies of progress in the world today. She did not write her sentences nor use her fingers In talking, Mio spwke. When the representative of The Times called at the home of Dr. 'Philip S. Smith, in Cleveland Park today. Dr. Smith iret linn t l!i- door and sat-1 he would find Miss Keller In n minute or two. Then It was oiscoveied tha Miss Keller was not In the nou r nor In the yard which surrounds It. Was "Looking" at Tulips. To the reporter's surprise, no undue excitement was caused bv the absence of Miss Keller, but Mrs. Keller, her mother, who Is with her, stated that she frequently made little excursions with some companion, and It was thought that she had gone over to a neighbor's. After a short while Mls3 Keller returned. "I have been enjoying mi self look ing at some tulips which have bloomed over night," she said In explanation of her absence. "I take the most exquisite enjoyment in flowers." said Miss Keller: "1 think I can feel almost as much as others can see. I don't Know, of course, how much they can see, but my enjoyment Is such that I don't believe they can see much more than 1 can." Because she has been helped so much by others. Miss Keller Is deeply Inter ested in the welfare of man. She want3 to see the people enjoying better con ditions. The condition of the people, she believes. Is now comparable to her po sition before her dear friend and teach er, Mrs. Macy, took charge of her edu cation. "I want to see a great democracy," she said. "Not a political party, but a condition. But 1 am afraid that one man cannot do It all by himself." Believes Wilson Great Man. "President Wilson is to my mind a great man and a sincere man, and he Is going to do everything in his power to remedy the present conditions, but his party will not stand back of him. Mem bers of it are already falling out on the tariff question, and soon he will be very much alone. The trusts are too power ful for one man to cope with, and al though President Wilson Is going to make the greatest fight of his life, he will ultimately be beaten." Miss Keller hears with her fingers. When a person wishes to ask a ques tion she places her forefinger diag onally across his mouth, and from the motion of the lips tells her what he is asking. In replying she speaks Just like anybody else. She learned to speak by feeling the lips and the muscles of the throat of other per sons while they were speaking, and finally got her own throat and lips to make the same motions. Miss Keller will deliver an address in the Belasco Theater tonight on "The Heart and the Hand." She will speak herself, and not through an in terpreter, and there will be no diffi culty In understanding her. YOU EARN BY THE WEEK PAY US BY THE WEEK Spring Apparel I Women's, Men s. Boys', and Children's Clothing. Fashionable M 1 1 1 i nerj and Gents' Furnishings In the Latest Spring Fashions and the high est of Quality. A Big, Complete Stock to select from. My way Is the fair and square way of doing busi ness. I sell for lower than many of the cash btores and jou have the satisfaction of wearing the clothes while palng for them I "Vour Credit In Coot! Mth D. ROSENTHAL 900 9th St. N.W. or. 0th nnil Kje Ma. V W. Open Lntll 0 I'. M. ffi) , f Uvl mwmanmmlmmaKG s MTJHX t-iHH tjmoam J. VJ II IM m. ! .MM T n rerx. 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