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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2i: 10U.
EHININITY ACCEPTS ELECTRIC VEHICLES Washington Women in Greater Numbers Declare Fealty to These Cars. BRIDE IN NEW ROLE Toin the standpoint of motoring ae i' in Washington, one of tho for"-" developments since the last auto- ile shou Is the final capitulation of inan to the electric car. ns af'er the time 'when the praso- touring car had reached complete ptance. the electric car still lagged. a- as general popularity went. But 'Wasnlngton women are in Increas- numbers declaring their fealty to one chicle especially adapted to ir uses streets of the city and the roads he si buros present a surprising con- --t to their condition of a few years Then it was a matter of surprise see a woman driving a car. Now vpman drier passes almost wlth- no'Icr There are so many of her .ia she has ceased to be a novelty. She Is Very Busy. Tnc development Is a natural result I the progre3sivenes of tho modern oman and the fnct :hat her various ictKIUes constantly put an increasing alue on her time. In social, business, and philanthropic 'tivities the time of a woman Is now irtually as well filled as that of her usband, and in order U. use this time o best advantage she needs a vehicle 'iat will permit her to tot around rap uly, one that she can drive herself and no that will under no conditions do atnage to the delicate toilettes that e an essential adjunct to her appear .nce at the various functions she at tends In the electric car sne gets this ve cle. It is ideally suited to her use. his fact demonstrated, her adoption of was Inevitable. In the single Item shopping alone the e.ectric ehicle xb proved its prime value to the gen er sex. -hc needs no chauffeur to guide tne hide over suburban reads, then rough the crowded streets t. the great partment stores. She knows the elec ic It took her onlv s. couple of les jns to master its management. Since at time she has been driving it with ut the slightest difficulty ir danger. Are No Problems. She has found that there are no prob- ma connected with the operation of the ar, no cranking or other exercise re- lrlng physical strength. There is no hfolene to be thought about, for the r has received its charge of elec- iclty over night, and when it comes the door it has a capacity of mileage r beyond any possible use she can ke of It, 'or is the most delicate toilette put in jeopardy by the fact that she is me to drive the car herself. The most ellcate. dainty fabrics, of the whitest jc. r.eed not pick up as much as a oeck of dust while the driver sits in e place within the glass-bound car rd sends it on its round. There is no time lost In transit at any oint of the journey, no waiting for uins. 1:0 crowding into trolley cars, no tramping through rain or snow in the lps from store to store. If there be m need to take some of her purchases ith her. she has readv a means of con- eyance without the least personal ln- cirivenlence. She needs no chaaffeur to be kept wilting outside during the hours she. spends in the store There is not a bit of lost motion or waste The whole process is direct and scientific It is the xnlanatlon of snooping made eas. But chonping is only one ot r. dozen or -ore uses to which the electric is use ul for the pleasure and convenience of oman Take, for Instance, her attend ance on the opera, the symphony con n or the dramatic matinee. The car ? a most useful means of getting Her there. MOTORISTS 1 FEAR OF FROST Improvised Limousines - With Heating System Solve the Winter Problems. MRS. INEZ M. B0ISSEVA1N, America's most tTeautiful suffragist, who, in a new role hat of nurse is watching over her husband in a New York hospital, following an operation last Saturday. Mrs. Bois sevain was grand marshal of the suf. frage pageant here on March 3 last, and was married last summer. Germany Stars Plan to Bar Tobacco Company DRESDEN, Jan. 21. Determined to stamp out the American Tobacco Com pany's ramifications in Germany, the government has searched the offices of twenty-three of the largest tobacco and cigarette factories here, seeking evi dence of their connection with the trust. The government, in its crusade against tobacconists suspected of con nection with the trust, is working un der a law prohibiting "secret" associations. Radium Conservation Is Opposed at Hearing The romance of radium development was unfolded before the House Mlns and Mining Committee today by its pioneer, J. M. riannery. president of the Standard Chemical Company, of Pittsburgh. He told of his efforts to develop a plant which should supply enough ra dium to answer the appeals of 73.CO0 cancer victims, but he he'd that his secret process and his years of labor should not be wiped out by tho "Lane. Foster & Co." plan for Government con trol of radium-ore lands. Jack Frost has few terrors for- tho motorists who take the trouble to get rparlv to welcome him. He may be hailed with delieht by tho -nthusia3t who will t.ikc advantage of his spare time and money to make arrangements for his recept.on. When one can put a closed top on a touring car or roadster, and turn it into a limousine or coupe, run a pipe from the muffler or radiator to heat the interior, put on tire chains or non skid treads to keep from fkiddlng, and pour alcohol Into the cooling water to keep from cracking the cylinders In freezing weather, most of the old draw backs to winter driving disappear, says Motor Age. If, for economical or other reasons, the motorist is disinclined to be shut up in an inclosed body and prefers to en Joy the exhilaration of driving in the open air. there is no reason for hesi tation; if one Is afraid of his fingers getting cold, he can buy quite reason ably a steering wheel or gloveB which are electrically heated" from a storage battery; there are devices on the mar ket which are miniature hot-water or hot-air heating plants, in which the water from the cooling system in the one case, and the hot gases from the exhaust pipe in the other furnish heat. Or, at less expense, there can bo ob tained a perforated footboard which, when the rear end of the mudpafi is inclosed, throws all the heat of the mo tor on the feet. So there is no fear of chilly toes. If preferred, lap robes which serve as gloves and overshoes at the same time can be purchased. These cover the feet and pedals and hands and wheel. ANNUALBANOUETOF MERCHANTS PLANNED Third "Get Together" Dinner to Be Held" at the Raleigh Hotel February 24. Local. retail merchants will hold th!r third annual "get together" dinner at the Raleigh Hotel, the evening of Feb ruary fit. The dinner, committee, appointed by R. P. Andrews, .president of the "Retail Merchants Associations-is arranging for the affair, and It Is said, this yeaur's feast will be the most elaborate the re tail merchants have enjoyed Many speakers of note will bo Invited. Tho committee at work on tho ar mngcrr.cnts is composed or M A. Leeso. chairman. H. C. Graham, treasurer; Charles J. Columbus, sccretarr , R. P Andrews. Isaac Gans. J. Henry Small, Julius Garllnkle. Joseph otrasburser. Sidney AVest, Sl.non Kahn.llarry King. F. Ar. MasKenzle. Claude U. Miller. Z. U. Elacklstone. VT. W, Griffith. Ger son Nordlinger, Samuel lj. Willett, Ed ward W. JCea. A. D. Prince. Morris Halm, J. XL Bird, James F. Oyster, J. M. Burrell. T. C. Dulin. A. Llsner. R. N. Martin, Louis Boeckstyn, Charles 8. McOulggan, Louis Levy, e. H. Snyder. William J. Eynon. George E. Hobbard, and O. J. Do Moll. Fifty Ford Men Wed in First Profit Plan Week OscarJI Safe. NEW YORK, Jan. 21 Fears for tho safety of the Scandinavian-American liner Oscar II were allayed today when cant. William llemncl wItpIprbaH thn i jnrw nvrM AHjAfl 1.. A1a . a i i-uiuiKiiij a unices ncrw inai me snip was safe about 790 miles east of Sandy I Hook. DETROIT, Jari. 21. Henry Ford has furnished the'answer to the question: "Why is it so mai-y thousands of' young men refuse to marry?" Within the last wcel: fifty Ford cm-, ploycs, benefited ..by profit-sharing in crjise in wages, have takei wives. Glory of the "Quinine Cocktail'Described .. , ' - . That Canal Zone 'malaria remedy, the "quinine cocktail," was described ".to members of the Phi. Delta Thcta.by Col. Cheater Hard'nr.' Engineer Cpm mlssloner of the-Dlstrict; at the Univer sity Club last night;- Colonel Harding said ho , discarded it once, and later 'had'-an attack of ma laria. ' De La Barra to Rule Mexico, Latest Report VERA CRUZ. Jan. 21,-Report3 in military circles today were to, tho ef fect that John Llnd and Jcsiw Florcs Magon hav.ft.rcached an amicable agree ment:. vvKcroby Francisco de La Barra la to licome provisional President of Mexico; General Huerta Is to be al-lowciT-to take tho .field againstthe rebels as sooif'as De La Barra returns from France "- !i Oldest Mason Is Dead. DUN'VILLE. OnL, Jan. 21 Seventy six years a Mason, Archibald Cooper, ninety-three, died at h's home here to day. Cpoper Joined Royal Arch Lodge, Xo. 153, of Glasgow, Scotland, and was believed to be the oldest Mason In tho world. . EVERY WIFE'S DUTY Witch Husband's Hair. If Thin Or Full of Dandruff Insist on His Using Parisian Sage. Men as a 'class give but little thought to the care of tne hair. Not until it comes out by the combful, or sorno friend remarks that they are getting bald, do filey really take notice then it may be too late. If your husband's hair is getting thin; if he has dandruff or the scalp Itches, take immediate action do not let him become a bald head. ' Got from any drug or toilet counter a CO cent bottle of Parisian Sage. It contains the exact elements to supply hair and scalp needs. The first applica tion removes all dandruff the great hair destroyer. A little Parisian Sage rubbed well' into the scalp for a rew nights will work wonders. When the hair stops falling and the new growth appears use every other night until the hair is thick and abundant. Parisian Sage is a delightful and In vigorating hair tonic for men, women and children. It Is a scientific prepara tion based on a thorough knowledge of what Is needed by the hair and scalp to keep them perfectly healthy and re move dandruff, stop scalp itch, and fall ing hair Surely try Parisian Sage. Jas. O'Don nell sells it with an agreement to re fund your money if not satsfled. LooK for the trade-mark "The Girl Withthfr Auburn Hair.". Accept no other. Advt. Morgan tQ Establish Big Bank in Russia PARIS, Jan. 21. It is reported a powerful group of American financiers, headed by J. P. Morgan, is founding, with the authority of the government, a big bank in Russia, with a capital of J25.000.000. I THE NEW KRIT, $950 $1,050 Equipped With Disco Electric Self-Starter complete with generator and lighting system F. O. B. Detroit. Up-to-the-minute Mle nnd quail ty, ivlth "light car" running: exprnir. Here is a combination that the motorist of today is demand ing. For 1914 the NEW KRIT absolutely meets this big demand. It has beauty of appearance, elegance of style, a strength with out unnecessary weight, standard mechanical features and all at low price. See Our Exhibit at the Auto Show Krit Washington Motor Co. P. L. PAYLOR. Manager, 2121 14th Street N. W. Service Station Standard Garage. Tel. North 5058.- I it LondonJCal Porters, ' 'o000 Strong, on Strike LpNIKr.''anqU-'Ebiht -thousand Loncfoir coal porters struck, today be cause tfiey ytere 'denied" aUwage increase. Tho waJkour arfect92od "coal supply depots. nnd"-tir,!up-dally delivery of' 100,tW tons of-oat." iw -f- . TOMCCfl&SJ CfCAKITTfS; ICilds&Catarrk (wm fiulr A few puffs and good-bye coMc Smo-Ko Tobaccofes Cigarette Corrects Cold m 5 nkuites. Smo-Ko Is' a bleislng- to" singers and public speakers; ono cigarette clears the head and throat and knocks out a cold; no tobacco; no dope. It's the new way to cure a. cold quickly;, a de lightful smoke for sick or well; every body ljkes them; unlike tobacco or cubeb cigarettes, they taste good; mtll good, and ar6 good tor you; havo your boy smoke them and smoke them yourself Instead of tobacco cigarettes. THERE IS A DIFFERENCE" 10 for lfle. At All Drag Stan. World's 8 I 8 Foremost Electric Automobile We are exhibiting a full line of models at the automobile g show throughout the week. H For 1914 the DETROIT ELECTRIC offers the widest 1 choice both in body types and mechanical features worm g gear axle or bevel gear axle; front seat drive, rear seatdrive S or DETROIT ELECTRIC duplex drive; electric hand brake; g longer wheel base; larger tires; larger brakes; increased bat- tery capacity; Hanlon patented rain vision shield; more ex- g elusive appointments; deeper Turkish cushions; 12 feet shorter turning radius and many others. THE PRICES ARE H RIGHT. ' B The many advantages offered in Detroit Electric- are so H preponderant that there are no vexing doubts or questions to H settle in your choice of an electric catalogues. Ask for one of our art t i EMERSON & ORME I DISTRIBUTERS I I Phone Main 7695 1407 H Street N.W. 1 H - H Teeming With Interest To Every Motorist AUTO SHOW Convention Hall 5th and L Sts.N.W. January 19 to 24, 1914 ' DaUy 10 A. M. to 1030 P. 1VL CONCERTS Afternoons and Evenings by the U. S. MARINE BAND Lieut. Win. H. Santelmann, Leader Admission 25c SSS' 50c Juryman Aids in Own ' Indictment; Now Freed ST MARTS. W Va.. Jan. 21 After sitting on tho crand jurj which indicted hn for dis'urb ng public 'worship, agreeing to the indictment and pleading ffullty before Judge 'Woods, James Sev ern wan a liberty under suspended sen tence today. ic oughs and Colds Forerun Sickness and should hare immediate efficient treatment with SCOTT'S EMULSION because physical power is reduced or the cold would not exist. Dragged pills and alcoholic syrups are crutches, not remedies, bat Scott a Emulator drives oat the colds, warms the body by enriching the blood, and strength ens tne longs. Nothing equals or compares with Scott's Emaktonin build tn? the forces to prerent bran- chitu, grippe or pneumonia. 9 ., Aroij AlcoLelie Solttitntt. Ut i ifli'l lihiillliaiJl II HRJM It TV.3T jSCBRKRWWR La :,inyif i" tspsHteiSsMi- . gyig, m yins Hill' l" Ifflil MJILLJL jjJMll 1 s. rtSn Mttl Mlfc KMmmMfSm i mi i m m Iff lib Ilii sCynn IVtV Mi H If 1 ill lilS m ytzzEz&azmBms&sm- w m SSI B rr lii1 IBEili liktMUffMe,-y. m.n-v-..-i,r,rrrrrff,,m,,,M,. sn $ Fbot Specialists' 1214 F Street Good feet for Bad feet I our Mpeclalty No nutter what the ailment ( orna Iluiiiouii lusrouInK ail Flat l'oot jr other defects we an- qualified f lender proper treatnn nt for tin. alle gation of your mlai r' n Inbpecti'Ji if our o.fflce and tho iibuli of our ervico wJIl convin'e jou of our fcuperiorits". Hours 8:30 to 5:30 ' Phone M 2677 Ladii'X' Maid in Atterdtince. For AU-Round Delivery Service Use the Electric delivery car By using Electric automobiles your delivery service will be more dependable. In the long run it will cost you less with Electrics than with any other kind of vehicle. Many improvements have been made in the batteries and mechanical equipment. Longer runs on one charge are now possible less electricity is required per ton-mile of delivery up-keep and repair costs are lower. For the sake of improving your delivery service, Mr. Mer chant, and to save money, investigate the Electric automobile. For Comfort, and Convenience Use the Electric passenger car The Electric has set the pace in simplicity of .design and construction. Easy to handle: A slight pressure on the controller lever and the -Electric starts or stops, as you wish. No dirt. No cranking. Reliable at all times. Improvements in the batteries and mechanical equipment have made the Electric as good for 'suburban as for city service. , -.;- The Electric is the car of refinement, elegance, comfort. It's best for milady's shopping and social calls best for professional and business men in their daily work. Potomac Electric Power Company, Corner 14th and C Sts. N. W. 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