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-f TlIE WASHINGTON TBIES; MONDAY, DECEMBER 29,' 1913, : 2. 1 WEDDING SECRET SINCE LAST JUNE AGAIN GOING TO BOTTOM OF WORLD E BICMDEtt Rev. Cnt Demy I Expected to Reotver at Jehnt Hep- F IVE OVER THIS FAMILY Mothir, a Victim, Fed Drug to Children to Keep Thenf From Crying. Thinks Suffragettes' Head Is Wrong in Advising Women to Avoid Income Tax. The Economist, of Chicago, Ad mires Zeal in Passing Two Big Acts. Relatives Know Nothing of Reason Inducing Fennall to Shoot Himself. Will Set Out Next Year to Tra verse the Frozen Continent From Sea to Sea. 1 I MUSSEYTAKES WILSON LAUDED 8Y PLUMBER'S SUICIDE SHACKLETON TO PALI OF MORPHIN IHHHP SIDEOFTREASURY IN I JOURNAL MOT A MYSTERY CROSS ANTARCTIC IsssssssssssssssssssssssssssV"IssssssssssssssssV - Vu9sHKK i??tJiissssssssssssssH0 HIssssssssssssL " i. "JKli &slflSP'SspElssK is ' Ussfl sH'fKI'sBsB IBHBsH HsssssssssssmEHssssssBsB aJ 1 k'mt Hoepttaf. ! Mrs. Ellen Spencer Mussey, honorary dean of the "Washington College of Law, joined with the Treasury Depart ment today In replying- to the question raised by the attitude of IV. Anna Shiw, head of the American suflraglsts. Dr. Shaw said women may "decline to aid the Government by refusing to render an account of their property" for income tax assessment. Aomen should remember they re celve the protection of the Government and It is only right they should con tribute to the support oft a system of law and order in which they share the benefit," said Mrs. Mussey. "The in come tax law was enacted by Con gressmen from States where women vote, which Is another reason why they should not hinder its operation." Treasury officials pointed out that the provisions of the income tax are plain, and that the penalty clause is sufficiently stringent to prevent worn-. en from attempting to evade payment of the tax. The law provides that any person liable to make the return or pay the tax "who shall refuse or neglect to make a return at the times specified in each year shall be liable 'o a penalty of not less than ?20 nor more than 1,000." Guilty of Misdemeanor. And it is further provided that any person who "makes any false or fraudulent return or statement with intent to defeat or evade the assess ment shall be made guilty of a mis demeanor and shall be fined not. ex ceeding 2,000 or be Imprisoned not exceeding one year, or both, at the discretion, of the court." Miss Alice Paul, of the Congressional l.'nion. when .asked as to the attitude of Washington suffragists on the question of resistance raised by Dr. Shaw, de clared that "women shouldn't be taxed unless they have a voice In making the laws. "If it were possible to resist the meas ure, -undoubtedly we would," she added. Members of Congress expressed Inter est In the letter written .by Dr. Shaw, vhjch was addressed to the "unfran chised American women." Congressman Frank D. Mondell, of Wyoming, one of he first suffrage States, declared that he "is not a believer in militancy whoJher It bo active or "passive as sug gested by Dr. Shaw." Includes All Persons. He declared that Congrcis ! il enacted the Income tax law and that '. persons whose Incomes are above thi exempted amount are required to make returns to the ta. collectors and pay the tax. "Any refusal to make returns, as anr. Rested by Dr. Shaw, would, of course. be a refusal lo obey the plain letter or me law. ne saia. The Treasury Department has not In dicated whether it will take official ,no Uce of Dr. Shad's suggestion by mak ing reference, to it in instructions-to 'In come tax collectors. - J. B. FORAKER, JR., Son of the former Ohio Senator. He was married last June to the once footlight favorite, Kathryn Piache xak, better known as "Katherine Ir win.", They are living on a Mon. tana ranch. The secret wedding was sot made knows till today. i CHICAGO. Dec. 25. Business men hero today were interested In en edito rial in the Economist, the organ for big Interests in La Salle street, which re views the acts of the Wilson Adminis tration, particularly tho enactment of the currency law. "The achievements of the special bes slon and the small fragment of the resu lai session under tho quiet guidance or the President aro In many respects without parallel In the history of our Government." says the Economist. "One need not approve of everything that has been done, nor can one dismiss apprehension as to the effect, of the two gicat acts which have passed Congress but onn must admire the zeal, the labor, the-perslstency. the fidelity, the purpose luiness of tho leaders and the rank and file. "Particularly does President Wilson merit the commendation of everybody! who believse in strong conviction and sagacity in converting such conviction into working fact. "What must one award to the Re publican party? A tear. Year in and year out. this question of a change I our financial system was a prominent one in its counsels: year in Jind year out it talked and talked, but did noth ing. It was this somnolency and the re fusal of the party to nominate the Pres idential candidate that the people evl- I dently wanted that defeated them. " It is now an open question whether here-1 after there will be a Republican party." Relatives of Lawrence Fennall, a plumber, thirty-six years old, of 73 II street, said today that they knew of no motive for his suicide. Iennalls body, with a bullet hole in the fore- I.etd. was found Sunday afternoon at the. foot of a steep embankment In the woods at West Virginia avenue and Morse street northeast. It is believed that he killed himself Saturday night. The body was half hidden In a clump of tall weeds. Near his right hand was a .SS-callber revolver with which he had cuueci nis lift. There were two emp,ty cartridges in It, Indicating that tho r.rst shot missed Ita mark. The second entered the tem ple. There was nothing on the body to In dicate the man's Identity, and it was not until it had lain at the Ninth precinct police station for some time that Mi chael Fennall, an employe of tho Dis trict, living at 1012 K street nortneast, relied and saia it was tnat or nis ion. Admiral Upshur Improves. Rear Admiral John Henry Upshur, dean of the navy and one of the eight living "primaries-' of the Aztec Club, who suffered a slight attack of indiges tion at his home In the Parkwood. ,1a reported much Improved today. The rear admiral is ninety vears old, but his illness is not considered dangerous. LONDON. Dec . It Is now announc ed that Sir Ernest Shackleton will lead a new expedition to the South Pole next year. The explorer on several occasions has recently expressed the hope .of under taking another antarctic venture, but owing to the great expense Involved, there was some uncertainty regarding the possibility of starting In the Imme diate future. The first Intlmatioln of this important decision Is made in the following letter Sir Ernest Shackleton" has written: "It has been an open secret for some time past that I am desirous of leading another expedition to south polar re gions. I am glad now to be able to state that through the generosity of a friend I can announce that the-expedltion will start nest year, with the object of cross ing the south polar continent from- sea to sea. "I have taken the liberty of calling the expedition the 'Imperial Transant arctlc Expedition,' because I feel not dnly that the people of these islands, but our kinsmen In all latds under the Union Jack, will be willing to assist toward carrying out the full program of the exploration to which my com rades and myself aro pled red." Sir Ernest Shackleton will start from a South American port, with the object of crossing the south polar regions, re turning via New Zealand. SI ERNEST H. SHACKLETON, Famous British Antarctic Explorer. He has just announced that he will start from a South American port in 1914 with the object of crossing the sooth polar continent from sea to sea, on another, expedition to the southern en dot the world. , Mayor Bars Tango.- TJTTTSTTTKT.n. Mum T1v Mayor Patrick Moore appointed a censor for a charity ball here tonight. The tango will be barred. ATVTOOXA. PaV Dec . Llfelons death has claimed Harry and LAurft Plfer,. brother and sister, at ithelr. home here. With son ami daughter dead, the father and another-brother. Lawrence, are at the, point of death, himself a victim of the drug habit, while the mother died a few months ago. of the same cause. The death of the brother arid sister has brought to light ono of the most unsual conditions ever heard of In Al toona. The men was thirty-six years old and the woman thlrtv.nine. Vhrr they were . infants, their mother, then' b vicum ot me arug naoit; rea the children dope to keep tbera 'from cry ing, and they have been users ot Itf ever since. The members of the Plfer familywere tnce- well-to-do. Several years ago two other children died under uauaaal cir cumstances, and It is believed that they, too. were victims of the drug. For more than a year drug peddlers have had easy sailing- in Altoona, and It has been possible -to- get cocaine and morphine Jn almost any quantity. . 1 Doctors who have taken up the case declare that the death of lhnili responsible for the death of the brother! so shortly after. The man was so; wrought up over her death that he tooki aii uiouwa vi uic uuui The physicians have given the aged father only meager- quantities' of the drug. declaring that the' man is Instat ing on taking enough to kill a dozes ordinary 'persons. BALTIMORE. M&. Dec; a(L-WK3 Collins Denny, one ot the most acttv men in the Method!! Easieotial Csjsh'W. South. Is mg treated at-'Joans'. Bop kiss Hospital for bichloride 0 aweary poisoning- He swallowed the ualaau last, Wednesday by mistake at ate haws fa Richmond: Though not in any dancer. Ma physi cians say, he to receiving the heat treat mtnt obtainable; and Dr. XeweSys V Batker-gare the chnrchraa a thorewg examination today. Ha J ssfpsslad to remain hi the city several day to eoa tlaue the treatment to rid hJa afHusa thoroughly of the potooa. H to ataVlac at the home of Ma cousin. feraserCea-green-man James W. Denay. Rembrandfs Paktte Kmf t SoM m Leeeen LOXDOV. Dec. -Fraa SaM. the London bookseller, who reeeatijr tovcht the Browning love letters, baa 'tosT ae quired Kemfcraadf a Ivory palette teaife and a tortoise aheH maaJattek freaa a Dutch, faaaOy in: wkest . tweaasatoa the reUoa have beea far tie laac tweaty years. The reHcs are aocoiapaaled by a vel lum scroll witlr autograph of the varl-r ous owners since BemftraMt'sr isw, DtfaniBgwrna jaaesr vaat deatw la This annual sale of Parker, Bridget & Company has held the confidence of men for a quarter of a century. Vocational Board Will Meet Tuesday The proposed vocational guidance bu recu for which the raising of a main tenance fund of $10,000 Is begun, will legin work In earnest following a meet ing of the executive committee In the looms of the Board of Trade Tuesday at 11 o'clock. Tho committee, which has been active iiuco tho last meeting, when It was de rided to work independently of the I'hamber of Commerce, the Board of Trade-and tho Retail Merchants' Asso ciation, under whose auspices the bu reau was organized, will report Its find ings Tuesday. The date for a mass meeting to in terest the public will be 'fixed. The Commissioners believe the bureau mav be rccarded as a civic organization, and civen office space In the Municipal building, ir It fits In with other charit able organizations recognized by the municipal authorities. Already l,O0O has been raised to start the maintenance of the bureau. Prof. Gustavo A Blumenthal. who has been chosen director for the bureau, has had twenty-six years' experience in vo cational guidance, and is deemed espe cially fit as a man to help guide young" people in their choice of a following in UXe. School Board Fills Chief Vacancy Today A meeting of the Board of Education lias been called for this afternoon at 4 o'clock, when tho selection of a. Super 'ntenden t of Schools, to succeed Dr. William M. Davidson, and other busi ness will be presented for consideration. It is believed that the members of tho board have reached en informal agrce nent and that It remains only for the ballot to be taken. Some surprise was expressed at the rcsolvo to dispose of the matter this afternoon. In view of the expressed de side of President Blair, of the board, to defer action until after tlia departure of Dr. Davidson. Unless the latter's ltlans are altered he will leave for Pitts burgh on Tuesday nlghtt. Nebraskans to Honor Dr. William Davidson fl:PnM "Bsarlsaaaaaaaar tsssssSSesfisSiSsiKV l3,as' 1 ' fRP The raF' The T TSi 1 C m ' W M N4 T ' Wl Oaaaaaaasal VH?" J Parker-Bridget ltt Parker-Bridget fe- f SflV iflhiri. Mid-Winter - maW Mid-Winter vTj1m. I II (I i illlK dl I II IT Ala m A sUb - aBssB ik . 1 HI It rt lll Ih Ploaranno t I If U IPIUk. f.tarQnn& dm a, iBL 1 ir A Y OU men find this sale an unusual investment. Webster defines investment as "a laying out of money in the purchase of prop erty." You exercise great care in the purchase of what is ordinarily known as property, so why not the same care in the matter of purchasing wearing apparel property. We offer you a gilt-edge investment in this established sale, an investment absolutely guaranteed protected by the P-B guarantee. Magnificent stocks of P-B Suits and Overcoats at Genuine and Generous price reductions. This is one of the two, and only two, sales held by P-B each year. The last of the many receptions that have been arranged In honor of Dr. William 5L Davidson, t o retiring Su perintendent of Public Schools, prior to his departure for Pittsburgh Tuesday, will take place tonight. Invitations have been Issued by Mr. and Mrs. John M. Thurston to the members of the Ne braska Association and all Nebraskans in-the city, jogether with their guests, to be present. The reception will be held in the par lors of the Woodward apartment house, Connecticut avenue and Aehmead place. Music, dancing and addresses by promi nent Nebraskans are included on tha program. Watch Night Services By Salvation Army VVatch night services are to be held at Salvation Army hall, 9i) Pennsyl vania avenue northwest, Wednesday night beginning at 10 o'clock. The watch ;rvlce will bo preceded by a Christmas tree qelebratlon. XJrtg. u. Hunter, or iew xork city, tonducted services at the workhouse at Occoguan Sunday. Sunday night In Sal- vation -Army hall she gave a review of the Salvation Army prison worK. All $15 Suits and Overcoats now J J 0.75 All $18 Suits and Overcoats now $13,25 All $20 Suits and Overcoats now fc 4.25 All $25 Suits and Overcoats now $ 1 8.75 All $30 Suits and Overcoats now $2 1 . 75 Full Dress, Tuxedos, and Prince Alberts are not included in this sale. All $35 Suits and Overcoats now $25.50 All $40 Suits and Overcoats now $3 J25 All $45 Suits and Overcoats now $35,50 All $50 Suits and Overcoats now $3 7JJQ All $55 Suits and Overcoats now $42,50 A $3 or $4 Derby or Soft Hat at $1 .ft 5 Each year we offer a most unusual sale price on Derbies and Soft Hats. We do this by buying the sample lines of foremost hat man ufacturers. You have our guarantee as to the values and the style and you find no seconds among these hats. This is the time of the year when every man needs to brighten his appearance with a new hat. This is your opportunity. Fur Caps 1 I Silk and Opera 1 Reduced . 3 1 Hats Reduced 3 & All Teck Shoes in Russet and Gun Metal that sell regularly at $5 have been reduced to S3.95 for this sale. Only the very newest style models the low heels, the broad toes in this sale. Clearance Sale in the P-B Boys' Shop MMz mTj y jjj THE AVENUE AT NINTH, WASHINGTON The following reductions on Roys' Suits and Overcoats:. ' $12.50 valoes $&34 $15.00 values .. $10.00 $16,50 values ..... $11.00 $18.00 vahes $12.00 $6.00 values $4.00 $7.50 values $5.00 $8.50 values $5.66 $10.00 values $6.66 $5 and $6 Suits for boys, reduced in this q 7P sale io JD Special lots of Chil dren's Hats reduced. ... Boys' Overcoats reduced This does not include Chinchillas. 400 Boys' and Men's Caps, worth to $1:50. Qtr Special at OVl '1 f4 - i --SI A 'SI ? "I ', J 'II I 3 :a ' J IW I -J4, . .Kw.-Tiu.ri m" r jf -V.v;. - -- . -VU -lf ,'.'