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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THURSDAY, MY 6, 1915.
BY FIREBUG'S WORK
Second Blaze Within Twenty
, Four Hours Due to Incendi
ary, Police Now Believe.
ALEXANDEIA, May 0. The second
Are within twenty-four hours In tho
name section of the city, Is believed
to be tho work of a fire-bug.
In last night's fire, which stnrted
shortly before 2 o'clock two-frame
buildings on the west side of Koyal
street between "Wolfe and Wilkes were
destroyed and a third badly damag
ed. Tho two residences which were
burned were unoccupied while the
third was occupied by Mrs. Laura
Chase. Tho brick building on the
north owned by Mrs. W. J. Vlckers
was slightly damaged.
A colored woman living nearby
heard persons walking In tho unoc
cuplod building shortly beforo the tire
The Salvation Army Is to open a
branch at 1600 King street. Capt.
John O'Belrne and wife, are making
preparations to commerce work next
Monday. They expect to use tho old
First Presbyterian Church as a place
to hold services.
In the corporation court today a
deed was placed on record transfer
ring: tho houses known as G25 and 527
South Alfred street from Margaret
Nails to Elnora Phillips.
At. a meeting of Alva Aerie, No. 871,
Fraternal Order of Eagles, held last
night, arrangementa were made for a,
class Initiation to be hold May 19. Tho
bogles will give an excursion to Mar
ehall Hall in July.
Miss Minnie Weil, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs Benedict Well, of this clt.
and Mr. Irvvlng DIoner, of Culpeper,
a.. were married at the Hotel Pow
hatan, Washington, on Sunday, tho
Rev. A. Simon of delating. Mr. and Mis.
glener will make their reatdenco in
Funeral services for William A. niley,
who died yesterday, will be held to
tt"11' 2, o'clock from the home of
lI?rnt3'.ln Dei Ray. Tho decen8Ca
mob a member of J. w. Jackson Couu-
chanlcs P Orl0r VnMd American mS-
,,MrrS- "oge. State president of tho W.
-. T U. will speak at Flist Bantlst
"h ,V?n'sht'. A weclal music! p-
The bnaul meeting of the officers of
the District Ep worth League was held
last night win, Dr. A. C. Christie, the
president, in the chair, v. Ralph Wil
liamson delivered tho address of wel
come. The program Included solos by
Charles Klnselln. Harold King, Miss
Ada Craver. Edgar Murphy and Bayne
Brown; piano solos, Mrs. Beulah Fort
and Miss Esther England: reading, Mrs.
Mack: comical quartet. Miss Marguerite
ompbell. Miss Alice Stone. Charlee
? Ir;1! 1"d. uW- Ra'Ph Williamson;
minstrel sketch, Arthur Suit, Norman
Murphy and Harry Stone.
The annual convention will be held
Tuesday and Wednesday
wJiilh. s,etari' f the Biadbury
Heights Citizens' Association yesterday
addressed a letter to the Commission
ers asking that the Bow en road to the
District line be oiled
About 600 persons were served with a
chicken salad supper last night at Em
manuel Church by the Ladles' Guild.
Mrs. Edward V. Wood, as chairman of
the general committee, was in charge
of the affair.
The monthly meeting of the ladles'
Benevolent Society bf St. Teresa's
Church was held last night, with Miss
Mary O'Learj, president. In the chair.
The annual election of officers and
directors of the Anacostta Bank will
take place Tuesdaj.
The Ladies' Altar Society of St. Te
resa's Chuich aie to give an apron and
tie social tonight in the church school
The Marland Agricultural College
has arranged a correspondence cuurso
The Phllathea Sundaj School cljs of
the Methodl3t Eplbcopal Church hnulh,
will meet Tuesday evening at the home
of Mrs Alexander Gudc.
The following officers and committees
have been chosen by the Prince Grorge
buburban Citizens' Association. Presi
dent, Prof. C P Close: vice, presidents.
Dr. A. O. Etlenne, Dr. Harr J. Patter
son, Dr. Clnience J. Owens, Kdu.uil A.
Fuller, George Waters, Jr , J. vV. Clark,
and A. H. Smitli . secretary, J. Slmms
Jones; treasurer, W F. Lawrence. Com
mittee on steam and electric railways,
Messis. May, Haw lev, Goodkej, Gordon,
and Emerson , committee on legislation,
Jackson H Ralston. J W Clark, Mar
low : on health and sanitation, Drs. A.
O. Etlenne, W. Allen Griffith, and C
A Fox, light and water, Messrs. Van
Valkenberg, H J Patterson, ftayloi ,
fire protection. Messis new ley and J. S.
Jones, on bcautlfjlng grounds, Mctsis
Fink, McDonnell, and J. H Jones . on
roads and hlghvvas, Prof. C V. Close,
J. D. Smith, A. W Duvall. W. V Law
rence, and Fink, on publicltj, V F.
Lawrence, E A. Fuller, and V. V Mac
Nell : on organization and 'entertain
ment, Messrs Hoffman, Duvall, Mtade,
Madame Banerge, a native of Cal
cutta, India, will lecture tomorrow night
at the Memorial Methodist Episcopal
Church on "The Child Widows of In
dia." Miss Cora Henry Ash, of Memphis, has
returned to her homo after spending
several weeks with Mr. and Mrs W. S.
The Junior Phllathea Sunday School
class of tho Brentwood Metnudlst Epis
copal Church South, will meet tomor
row night at the home of Ml&s Kuth
George M McFarland and G Hodges
Carr have been uppolnted trustees of
the public school.
Members of Company F, First Mary
land Infantrv , the local command, aie
eagerly awaiting a copy of tho letter
sent to the adjutant geupial of the State
bj Gen Leonard Wood. In which he
lompllmented tho work of the local crm
pany Tho cop will be f rimed and
placed on the walls of the irmorj
RELEE. A (south end of Highnav
bridge) Free automobile from 3th anJ
t ip N W
Army and Navy
Leave for two months granted First
Lieut. HEltOLD E. MAItR. First
First Lieut. I,. WORTH1NGTON MOSE
LBY, Seventeenth Infantry, placed
on list of detached ofllcera to tako
eifcct Juno 6, and First Lieut. JOHN
P. UUUli, Intantry, Is removed
thcreftom, to tako effect Juno 4.
Elm Lieut. JOHN P. BUBB, Infantry,
will proceed Juno 5, to Madison Bar
racks, N. Y., und icport for duty
with a company for two months and
twenty das. At the expiration of
tnls period he will return to West
Point, and restimo his duties.
Lcavo of absence granted Major
LEONARD D. W1LDMAN. Signal
Corps, extended fifteen days.
Tho following officers will be examined
for promotion as soon as practicable
after July 1, 1916: Second Lieuten
ant JOHN B. JOHNSON. Third Cav
alry; Second Lloutcnant VICTOR
M. WHIT8IDE, Fifth Cavalry; Sec
ond Lieutenant CLAUDE DE B.
HUNT. Thlitecnth Cavalry; Second
Lieutenant N. BUTLER BRISCOK.
Eighth Cavalry; Second Lieutenant
ELBERT H. FARMAN, JR., Second
Cavalry; Second Lieutenant RON
ALD D. JOHNSON. Seventh Cav
ALRY; Second L'eutcnant EEKIN
L. FRANKLIN, Thirteenth Cavalry;
Second Lieutenant OEOnOE S.
PATTON, JR., Fifteenth Cavalry;
Second Lieutenant ROBERT S.
DONALDSON, Fourth Cavalry, and
Second Lieutenant CUTHBERT P.
STEARNS, Third Cavalty.
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) C. T. OS
BURN, to Maj flower.
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) II. B.
BERRY, to F-2.
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) H. n BO
GUSCH. to F-l.
Ensign P. M. BATES, to F-3.
Ensign J. E. AUSTIN, commissioned
fiom March 4.
MOVEMENTS OP VE3SELS.
Arrived Dow nes at Roscbank, N. Y.;
Cincinnati at Sranghai; Iris at San
Pedro: San Francisco at North riv
er: Ozark at Tompklnsvllle; Prome
theus at Mare Island; Nercus at
Balboa: Tonopah at New York yard;
Arethusa at Key West; North Da
kota at Hampton Roads; Utah at
Norfolk: Uncas at Philadelphia;
Tonopah at Noith nvcr.
Sailed Nanshan from Acapulco for So
rocco Island: Sylph from Washing
ton for mouth of Potomac; Chotow
from Washington for Travis Point:
Iris from San Diego for San Pedro;
Chattanooga from Mazatlan for La
Paz: Prometheus from San Fran
cisco for Mare Island; Machlas from
New York jard for Vera Cruz, by
way of Key West: North Dakota
from Southern drill grounds for
Hampton Roads; Tonopah from New
York ard for North river; Culgoa
from Hampton Roads for New York.
D. C. Militiamen to Shoot
With Naval Academy Men
To compete In rifle matches with a
team representing the Naval Academy,
a team of the best riflemen of tho Na
tional Guard of the District will go to
Annapolis Saturday morning. Major
Thomas S. King will bo captain of the
Besides Major King tho team consists
of Capt. Frank W. Holt, Lieut. T. F.
McAnally, Capt. Ralph Alderman, First
Llout. F. C. Martin, Second Lieut. E
H. Gerber. Sergt. C. E. Groome, Sergt.
F. II. Richardson, Sergt. George E.
Joynes. Sergt. James R. Quaid, Sergt.
O. D. Knight, Corp. J. D. Hood, Corp.
D. L. McComb. Corp. P. D. Lowell.
Corp C S. Shields, and Private A. L
It Is probable the Academy team will
later come to Washington for a return
3108 to 3418 M street northwest American
Security arnl Trust Company, trustee, to
IouIh and Rebecca Welnetoln, lota 2 to s,
square 11 S3, llb.WO
130 D street northeast Jennie C. Barber to
t'nlteil States of America, lot MS, ouar
133 Massachusetts menu northeast Virginia
r Wheat to CnltM Suites of America, lot
70. square 723, $5,913
619 Eleventh street northwest Andrew R
Duvall et al , trustees, to Clarence B
Bright, part lots 7 and 8, square 347.
Rhode Island Avenue Terrace Florence E
Cllft to Jllchard M Cllft, lot IS, gquai-o
4.31S, $10, stamp $1.
W street northwest, between Thirteenth and
Fourteenth stieets Mary J. Perry to Ham
ilton FIcklln. lot 152, square 231. $10-
stamps $1 50
Tvelfth street northeast, between I and K
streets Richard Ami et ux. to Charles M
Corson, lot 53, square 950. $10, stamps 50
Kcklngton Relic Allen to John C. Cbstcllo
and Mar B Costcllo, lot 4, block o. 110
stamps $3 50
611 to 6'D A street southeast and allev in
r"r,ar I: rulln to ,Iftro Wardnian.
and Thomas Bones, lots 37 to 47. 49 to 58
squnie 70, $10, stamps $10
437 and 421 It street northwest Sav er)o
Jtancdnero et ux to John Suracl. lots 50
hh 1 51, square 50$, $10
At the ntintinl town elei tlon at Lay
tonsvllle, William B Mobley, Edward
F. Riordan. and T. ('ranmer Griffith
were chosen town commissioners
The election at Poolesvllle resulted In
the selection of Bjron W Walling.
Harrv L. Willard, Luther R. Crultt'
Thomas R. Hall, and Howard w!
Charles R. Darby. Arthur L. Jones
and Clagett C. Hilton were re-elected
Miss Annlo Leo Northey, twenty-one
yearn old, and Jesse G. Bnlley. aged
twenty-two, both of Congress Heights,
were married there yesterday.
Thren thousand public school chil
dren and many other persons from -various
sections of the eountv are In
Rockvllln todaj attending the second
rally of the public school children. This
morning there were the annua! oratori
cal contests for cash prises offered by
Bralnard H. Warner, Jr. The program
Includes drills by the girls, athletic con
tests among tho boss, music, and school
exhibits. Prof. Willis B. Uurdette, su
perintendent of schools, and Edwin W.
Broome, assistant superintendent, aie
A. N. Dobson and R II Chappelle
wore elected members of the town coun
cil of Kensington Mondaj, to serve two
ears. Mr Dobson succeeds himself
and Mr Chanpelle takes the place of
Councilman Geoige W. llvatt, who did
not deMro re-clect'on. The only other
candidate was Irwin H Linton Dob
son received 65 votes, Chappell 61, and
Instant Relief For
and Sweaty Feet;
Bunions, use two
spoonfuls of Cal
odde In foot bath.
Package 25c. at
say drug store.
LOCAL AND NEW YORK FINANCIAL NEWS
PRICE LEVELS RISE
ON N. Y. EXCHANGE
Reports of Clearing of Japanese-
Chinese Situation Cause a
Better Tone Today.
NEW YORK, May 6 -Reports of a
clearing of the Japanese-Chinese situ
ation, wltli a probability that war may
ct be averted, caused a better feeling
to develop on the stock market today,
and prlco levels advanced generally.
Tho trading, however, was much
lighter than, was the case beforo the
reaction set In, nnd at noon tho market
appeared to bo waiting for confirma
tion, or denial of a report that Italy
had Joined the allies and declared war
upon Austria. Unlike many that might
be regarded as a "boom" Influence, this
one d'd not cause a sharp rally, as the
majority of tho traders appeared to bo
skeptical of Its authenticity!
The Intornallonnl stocks led the stand
ard Issues, and recovered In part tho
losso which they suffered yesterday.
Cnnadlan Paclllc, the weakest of tho
rallors In tho previous da's market,
sold up 14 points to 160; outhcrn Pa
cific advanced 1 points to S1V&: Union
Pacific was up a point at 128i, nnd
Northern Paclllc gained 74 of a point
Kansas City Southern continued to
manifest the strength that was so evi
dent yesterday. The common stock reg
istered, a gain of one nnd one-half
points, selling at !0, nnd the preferred
advanced one point, to 644.
In the Industrial group the Issues
which made most pronounced gains
wero the stocks which suffered most
severely In yesterday's decline Ameri
can Locomotive, Pressed Steel Cor, Gen
eral Motors, and Mexican Petroleum
each gained two points. New York Air
Brake advanced two and one-fourth
points, and Bethlehem Steel made a
further advance of four and one-half
points, to H4V4. which was one-half
a point above the high of yesterday,
recorded beforo the general reaction sot
As on yesterday, the copper eroup at
tracted attention, being quite active .and
strong. Amalgamated recorded a gain
of one and one-fourth points, at 74V1:
Utah advanced one and one-eighth, to
67'fe, and Clilno was up three-quarters
of a point, at 46's
Bank clearings In April reflect con
siderable Improvement In general busi
ness conditions, tho total at all lending
cities In the United States, according to
the statement compiled by R. G. Dun &
Co.. which Includes returns from 120
leading centers, making the most favor
ablo comparison of nny month so far
this vear and amounting to $14,914,303,
01. an Increase of 0 7 per rent as com
pared with the same month last year,
and 5 0 per cent as contrasted with the
corresponding month In 1913. Much the
most notable Improvement nppears at
New York lty. that center repotting
Increases of 3 8 and P.4 per cent, re
spcctlvelv. as compared with the two
Charles F. Benjamin '
Dead at Home Here
Charles F. Benjamin, for more than
fifty years a. resident of Washington,
died In his apartment In the North
He was born In Ixindon seventy-three
years ago and came to this country
when a boy. He lived In Now York
until the outbreak of the civil war,
when he enlisted with the Fifty-fifth
New York volunteers.
Pollowlng the battle of Gettysburg
he was transfered to the War Depart
ment, where he became confidential
clerk to Secretarv of War Stanton.
He later was graduated from George
town University I-aw Schoo' nnd was
an active member of the District bar
at the time of his death
He was president of the Perpetual
Building Association and a director of
the Clumbla National Bank. He was
a past commander of Lafayctto Post.
G A R . and a member of Federal
Lodge. No. 1 F. A. A. M.
Mr. Benlamln Is survived bv his five
children Charles L Benjamin and
Frederick J. Benjamin, of Milwaukee,
and Ilobart Benjamin. Virginia Sarah
Benjamin and Irving C. Benjamin, of
Tenant of Morgue's "Ice
Box" Sent to Asylum
When George Rundel, Assistant
Morgue Master, was making a tour of
the morgue last night he was startled
to find a live colored man sleeping In a
narrow "Ice box" beside the lifeless
form of a murdered colored woman. The
sleeper was arrested, after he was rec
ognized as Joseph Thomas, who had
been found sleeping In tho gruesomo
room laBt March
Thomas was charged with vagrancy
In Police Court today, but Judge Mul
lowny ordered him sent to the Wash
ington Asylum Jail for observation as
to his mental condition.
Y.W.C.A. Puts Ban On
"Love Stuff" Articles
LOS ANGELS. May 6. Young Wom
en's Christian Association plans to
supplant with morality uplifting articles
the love and beauty themes npw featur
ed on the women's pages of many dally
papers, according to the annual report
of the national board read today by
Mrs Dave Ilannen Morris, of New
York. "Love stuff." Mrs. Morris declared.
"Is detrimental to the character of
the feminine readers."
CABIN JOHN PARK
May 7th and 8th at 2 P. M.
OI TUB Pit Ktl KISS
1,680,000 square feet sold to date In TRACT OM-1 AT
I 41M ,IO PARK
c"'!? JiD HfAf. lOUU FRIEND'S
I nkc nny rnr of the Washington ItnlhTii.v jruiw nnil transfer to
rnr mirked -'CVniN JOII.V nnd rlu to c II1IN .JOHN IIUITM.n. Free
Automobile Service Frlrtny and Sntardn nftcrnons.
Clt FAItll CO! POX
Tli Ik eonpon Ik Rood for trro
rnr ticket nml 10 renin In enli
jonr cur fare If prcnentril
by the holder on Hie gromul
lit CIIIN JOHN PHK, May 7
nml H. (iood only for one vrblte
raconniy (., nKi:it.
New York Stocks.
wuouMtons rurnisned oy vv i. n,uu
Co, members of New York Stock Excliants,
Hleh Ut, d m nnf
Alaiika Gold 36V4 tsn rrtVi I MH
Amal Copper 7ttt 73 73H I 7JH
Am. Beet, Sug.,com.. cv4 5 4W I
American Can 39H 39i 3jI
Am. C. & F SI 53W Mn I 53H
Am. Cotton Oil MHi WVi 10H I 60Vi
Am. Ice Sec 31 Mli 33 I 83V4
Am. Locomotive 5IW 9V4 SiH I o
Am. Smeltln 70H 6 70H I 9W
Am. Smelting pfd 108V4 lVk I08H I ion
Am. Sugar & R I0JH lOSVs lOOtt I I09H
Am. Tel. & Tet m liM in I m
Am. Tobacco t3i'A 3JW S35V3J
Am. Tob. pfd. new.. 09 108 10? I
Anaconda 34t 3tt MH 3K
Atcblson loon ioov looWliooH
Halt. & Ohio 7H 73Vi 7 I Wh
Bethlehem Steel H5 Ml 114 I l
B. F. Goodrich ,M 47 47V I 48H
Brook Rpd. Trans... BO b9V4 8M4 I 89V4
California Petrol 17 16Vi l6'4 1 IB
Canadian Pacific loo IJ8H 159 I I58V4
Central Leatner 38H 38 Vi 38H I 38
Cen. Leather pfd....l03Vt l03Vt 103V4 1 103V4
Chesapeake & Ohio... JS'4 41 ii i 45
Chi. Con. Copper 48 4SH 4S I 4&H
Chi. & Great Weat.. I8H HVi ISV4 1 I3W
ChLO. W.. pfd SIH 31H 81HI 8!
C, U. St. P 94 93 93 I 93V4
CoU Fuel Iron Vi MH I MH
Con. Gaa imU toK 1WH I l
Corn Products i4Vi II I4H I Mtt
Corn Product pfd.... 77Vt 77V4 77V4 I 78
Dels. & Hudson ISO',. 150' I50H I
Distillers' See I3H I3V I3H. I I3H
Erie :av an sent
Erie. lt Pfd 4tVi 42 41 I 4SV4
General Motors Co... I43U III U3Y I 111
General Motor pfd.-IOOH 100 I00H I 100H
General Electrics .. 1MH I5iVt IMS I lot
Ureat North Ore 35U 31 3iH I 33H
Great North, pfd U9tt I19V I19H I 119
iniplr. Con. Coo 31 3IH 3IHJ 3IH
Inter. Metropolitan... xitt :i tlVt I II
inter. Met, pfd 7IH 71V! 7IVi I 71
Kan. City & South.... MH 17 ?8V4! r.Vt
Kan. City So. pfd.... eOVi MH 60V4 I S9V4
Lehigh Valley Iim HUH H0V4 I 141
Louisville & Nash... 0H IMV t0 I 120
Mox. Petrol 79V4 77 78S I 77
Miami Copper ?5i, tiVi UH I SiH
U K. & T 13 I2Vi 13 I UK
U.. K. & T pfd 33Vs 33Vj S3V4 I
Missouri Pacific I4H 14 14V ! MVi
No. Biscuit com 119 119 119 I 119V,
National Lead ttVt UH 65U MVi
Nev. Con. Copper... 15 H u',i I m
N. Y.. S.H.& M B7H 68H 67 I MW
N. T.. O. &W 3IJf 30Vi 3IV4I ros
N. T. Central 88 t:i 88 I 871
Nor. West. 10IH tOlV lOlVi I 101H
North. Paclflo 108 107V4 107H I 107 H
Pacific Mall I9'.i I9. 19' I 19'.
tenn- Railroad I08H 107H 10SV I 108
Prefs. 8. Car., com... 48' 47V4 48Vil I8H
Ray. Con. Cop 23Vi n'4 I3Vi I 23
Rwy. 8. Sprgj. com.. 32V. 3lH 32 I 32H
Hep. Iron & Steel X8H xa ss4
Readlnc 1I7H I4fl llflX USM
Rock Island H H 14 1 H
Rumley SVi m 5h H
Bouth. Pacific BIH 89V4 91 I 90
Bo'utbern Ky ITS 17H 17H I 17H
South. Ry. pfd Ut M 6j I 55
Third Ave R. R. &tn 62 6X I 52
Tenn Copper 33 St'A 33 I 33
Texas St Pacific ltVi lV4 18V4 I 18V4
Union Paclflo 128 nh 128 I !
Union Pac.Dfd 8IH 81 81V4I 81
U. a Rubber 87 H 65H 67 I 37H
U. S. Rub., latpfd....i07H 107H I07H I
U, H. Steel 67H So 5fll4 1 60W
U. & Steel, Did 103 107 I07H I 10814
Utah Copper 87k 6itt 67J,' I M
Va.-Car. Chem SiH 34 3m I 34V1
Wabash com I i 111
Wabash pfd 214 1V4 1H I 2Vi
Weat. U. Telear 68 67V4 68 I 67H
West. Electric lix 97 V4 saVi I 98V4
Hlsh Lew. a.m. Clos
Atch. Con. 4's 1916.... 101V4 JOIVi 101 Vi I
O. c O. Gen. 4's 90 H 90S BOH I BOH
C, B. ft Q. Jt 4'l D8'4 B6H B6H 97
C. R. L 4 P. 6'a 61 5; si 51'
North. Paclflo 3's 6iH 64H 6SH 65V!
North. Paciflc 4'a B2H 92H B2H I 92V
N.Y.itailwayaCo. o'a. 62h 6JV4 62H I 52H
Inter. Met. IVi's 78 77H 77H I
Heading 4's 04 W M j 94
Pa. Con. 3V4's 1915.. ..looH 100 100H I
Bo. Pac. Con. I's 2H 82H MH
So. Pac Con. 6'a 101 Vi loov, lom iom
South. Railway 's....66Vi 6oVi 0oV I 67
bouth. Ry. 6'a iook ioou I0OV4 I
U. a Steel 2d 6's lom iQiy, ipty, IOjvi
Of Mineral Bureau
Edward W. Parker, Government coal
specialist, has resigned as statistician
of tho division of mineral resources,
Geological Survey, to accept employ
ment with an anthracite mining com
pany. H. D McCaskey has been named
to succeed him. Hotn have long been
connected with the Geological Survey
In various capacities.
Cape Charles Guards
Save Schooner's Crew
The master and Ave members of thq
crew of the schooner Resale Urow-n
wrecked off Cobb's Island, north of
Capo Charles, have been rescued by the
crew of tho Cobb's Island Coast Guard
station, according to a report from Cap
tain Andrews today.
The schooner Is a total wreck, and
her crew was taken off In a power
Warns Against Politics
Warning against "pernicious political
ictlvity" has oeen given each of the
3 SAT field employes of tho Bureau of
Animal Industry, Department of Agri
culture, In a notice from the Secretary
published broadcast In the service anil
The notice say's that If the sorvlce Is
to be kept out of politics, It Is equally
Important to keep politics out of the
ABSOLUTE AUCTION SALE.
George G. Baker, Auctioneer,
324 Southern Building,
Rhone Main 7445.
Local Bond Market.
,, , D'd. Asked.
!t nrK- 2' U7T4, 99',4
J. B. Coupon 2s 7',g ...
' s- Heg. ,Va 10IVS 101
" H. J t'oupon 3's lOlVi ...
J'- . Reg lion 110S
U. S. lOllHnn X'm.. I1IU. .-
D. C. 365's "... IfT'li 107
Geo. Gas Cert. Ind. G's 100
Georgetown Gas 6's 100
Washington Gn 5's 11M lfl
Col. Gas & Elec. 6's 71V4
Cap. Traction R. R. D's 101H 104
Ana. Pot. Guat. 5's 101
Anacostla & Potomac 6's 100
City & Suburban 6's 101
Metropolitan R. R. 6's 102V4
Wash. Rv. & Klcc. 4'S 8rj 82'4
Wash. Alex. & Mt. V. 6's 83
Potomac lClec. Cons.. 6's 100'4 10H4
l'otomac Elec. I.t 6's 103
C. & P. Telephone 6's 103i 105
Amcr. Tel. &. Telga. 4's 90
Amer. Tel a Telga. 4V6's 100
D. C. Paper Mfg. 6's 09
Wash. Market 6's. 1927 93
Wash. Market 6's. 191 93
W. M. Cold Storage 5's 9t 102
N. & W. Steamboat 6's 105
Rlggs Realty (long) 6's 101 103
Rlggs Realty (short) 5's 100 102
PUIIL1C UTILITY STOCKS.
Capital Traction 88 91V4
Wash Ry. & Elec, com 91 92
Wash. Ry. & Elec. pfd S5- SR
Wash.-Va. Rv. pfd 68
Washington Gas 0 71
Amcr. Tel. & Telega 112
TYPE MACHINE STOC1C8.
Mergcnthaler Linotype 191 192
Lanston b.) 70
Greene Cananea 29
NATIONAL HANK STOCKS.
American Nat. Rank 130 175
Capitnl Nat. Rank 200
I olumbla Nat. Bank 253
Commercial Nat. Bank 191
District Nat. Bank 135
far. & Mech. Nat. Bank 226
Federal Nat. Bank 138
Lincoln Nat. Bank 1G0
Metropolitan Nat Bank 191 200
Second Nat Bank 140 14$
Nat. Bank of Wash 22tf 230
TRUST COMPANY- STOCKS.
Amer. Set. & Trust 270 280
National Sav. & Tiust 203 2S0
Union Trust Do
Wash. Loan & Trust 230
Continental Trut 116H 120
SAVINGS BANK STOCKS.
Homo Savings 373
Bank of Com & Sav 12
East Wash. Sav. Bank 12
TIRE INSURANCE STOCKS.
Corcoryn Fire Insurance SO
Firemen's Fire Insurance.... 18' ...
Ger -Amer Fire Ins 251
Nat Union Fire Ins C, 8
TITLE INSURANCE STOCKS.
Columbia Title. Insurance 5
Chupln Sacks 175 2J0
D C. Paper Mfg. Co 110
Graphophono com fi2
Graphophone. pfd 84
Merchants Trans. & Storage. P5 '.'.,
Security Storage JkS 210
Washington Markot 174 ...
Washington Railway 4's. Jl.OOofiJC1,
Washington Railway, pfd, lOJiSC, 2
Bank of Washington. 1OQ230
Continental Transfer Company. 10??
After call: Capital Traction 5's, 100
Washington Railway I's, J1.O0O382?..
Washington Gas 5's, JI.OOOBIOI'J.
Washington Gas. 5ft7Ut.
Potomac Electric Cons 6's, I2.CKP
Wholesale Produce Market
EQGS Nearby, fresh, l4c per dozen,
6outhern. 19c per doztn
CHEEOTJ-New Tork. new, lEc per lb.; (lit.
lie per lb
BUTTER Elgin print. SJc per lb ; tub.
lie per lb.: process rsa:6c per lb.
LIVE POVLTUT-IUns. 16c .r lb ;
rooster, lie pr lb ; chickens. ::gKo per lb ;
live turkey, USlto per lb . apring chic. ens.
L1VR STOCK Veil calve, best. SViPlOo
per lb . heavy. Jc per lb . fat sheep. 6Ue
per lb , tprlni? lambs, 116 lie per lb
VECJETAH,ES-(Quotatlons furnished by
Taylor Wade) Potatoes II. M per barrel,
onions. 75c per bu.; : 00 per sack, cabbajs
13 10 per crate, lettuce 1100 per basket,
beets, I per 100 bunches.
DRESSED PORK-Pmall. 9V410e per lb:
medium. 4S10c per lb. heavy, 838HC per lb.
Receipts of calves ample, market steady.
KREjy. PniCE & CO.
Mrs. Harvey W. Wiley to
Speak on Peace Party
Mrs. Harvey W. Wiley, wife of tho
pt.re food expert, to be speaker for
tho Woman's Peace party this after
noon at Keith's Theater.
Tho management of Keith's Theater
granted the women of tho Washington
branch of the peace partv permission to
have a speaker at the theater at each
matinee perfotmanre to explain the
alms of the organization and answer
any question that mav be asked A
few minutes is given the spfaker each
day beforo tho pres-entatlon of the plav.
Mrs. John J. White spoke Tuesdav . and
Mrs Nina E Mlender yesterday.
"We feel gTeatly encouraged bv tho
Interest which has been aroused In the
play," said Mrs Alexander today.
IfosMft you may "HORLIOKS"
you may gt m Submtltutm
For Your Valuables
Secure the protection of our
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES for your
Important pipers. Jewels, etc.
Rented $3 year up.
Loan & Trust Company
Cor. 9th and F Sts. N. W.
The Safest Investments
Are tnose that do not fluctuate ilurlnfe dis
turbed conditions of the money or stock mar
kets First deed uf trust notes (first mort
faces), well si cured on real tstate In ths
District of Columbia constitute ' gllt-edfe '
investments They do not depend upon th
financial riponslblllt of Individuals or cor
porations for their stnblllt) and are exempt
from taxalon as personal property We can
supply such Investments In amounts from
I5C0 upward Send for booklet ' Concemln;
Loans and In estments "
SWARTZELL, RHEEM &
1X7 15TH STREET J. .
Bonds Find Fair Market, But
Other Sales Are Confined to
While the volume of trading on the
Washington Stock Exchange today
was normal, the tendency of price
levels, as Indicated by the quota
tion figures, was fractionally down
ward. Bonds found a fair market,
but tho stock sales were confined, In
the majority of cases to odd lots,
Washington Hallway ond Electrl 4
per cent bonds were in good demand
at figures slightly under those which
tho security has recently command
ed. A total of $4,000 worth were
traded In at 824 and 82?4. Potomac
Electric Power consolidated fi's also
sold off fractionally, two $1,000 bonds
being disposed of at 100. The other
sales from tho bond list Included 11
Capital Traction 6 at 104 and a
Washington Gas 6 at 104.
Washington Itailway ond Electric
prefeired was dealt In In odd lots only.
A block of ten shares sold at $, and
two additional shares brought sVK. or
one-qu-mor of a point less than on the
last previous sale.
A rjuotutlon jot 0( tj,o stock of the
National Bank of Washington was
traded In at 230. cr live points below
the price that prevailed shortly before
minimum prices were removed. The
quotation figures were then established
at SJh bid and 230 asked. The only other
sale of the day consisted of ten shares
of Continental Trust stock at llfi'i.
Though no sales of Capital Traction
REPORT OI- THE CONDITION OF THE
COMMERCIAL NA 1 IONAL BANK,
At Washington. District of Columbia, at the close of business May 1, 1915.
1. aLoans and discounts (notes held In bank) 4.1I7,7JS 84
Total loans 4,127,78 4
I. Overdrafts, unsecured, 1831 59 631 S3
3 aUnlted Htates bonds deposited to secure circulation (par value) I730.O0O0O
bfnlted Htates bonds phdged to secure United States deposits
(par value) 75,000 00
fPremlum on United Htat's bonds 26.407 25
Total United Htatfs Kinds Sal, 407 15
4 bBonds other than United Htatei bends pledged to secure United
Slates deposits . . 137,600 00
cRonds other than United Htats bonds pledged to secure postal
savings deposits . . .. 30,631 :5
rtRonds, securities pledged as collateral for State, or other de
posits or hills payable (postal excluded) 1,433,74? Z2
fSe?urltle other than United States bonds (not Including
stocks) owned unpledged I4J,:S6 63
Total bonds, securities, etc
5 Subscription to stock of Federal reserve
aLcss amount unpaid
hAU other stocks. Including premium on
6 Ranking house t3SexO0. furniture and fixture J3J.O00O0 . .
S Due from Federal reserve bank
3 aDue from approved reserve agents In New York. Chicago, and
Ht Louis . 12.712
10 Due from hanks and bankers (other than Included In S or 9)
12 Exchanges for clearing house
11 aOutstde checks and other cash items
bFractional currency, nickels, and cents
14 Notes of other national bank
Lawful money reservo In hank
16 Total coin and and certificates ... ...
17 Igal-tender notes
18 Redemption fund with United States Treasurer (not more thin
5 per cent on circulation) ... . . ....
1 Capital stork paid In ....
3 Surplus fund
3 Undivided profits
Reserved for taxe
Reserved for Interest ..
Less cuTent expenses, Interest, and taxes paid
4 Circulating notes . ..
7 Due to banks ail bankers (other than included 'n 5 or 6)
8 Dividends unpaid . .
3 Demand deposit
Individual deposits mjhject to check
bCertlflates of deposit due In less than 30davs
cCertlfled checks .... .
d""ash!er"s checks outstanding.
eUnited States deposits
fPotjtal savings deposits . ..
hDeposlts requiring notice of less than 30 dav s
10 Time deposits-
aCertlfliates of depoIt due on or after 30
cDeposIts subject to 30 or more dajs' notice 1.2M wv 2"
12 Other bonds borrowed without furnishing collateral securltv for
same . 4 000 fO
anther bonds borrowed for which collateral securltv was fur
nished . ... 118 nM
14 Rediscounts with Federal reserve hank ... .
15 Bills paahle Including obligations representing mnncv hnrrowed lOOOOOOO
CIM of Washlrgton. District of Columbia, ss:
I, T K PANDP, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnlv swnar that the aborva
statement true to the bst of mv knowledge and belief T K SND, Csshler
Subscribed and sworn to before m tbls Mh day of Mav, 1115
(Seal ) RORT A. CISSEL. Notary Public. D of C.
FRANK V HARMAN.
R GOLDEN" DONALDSOV.
S T HENItV,
WADE H. ELI.IS,
11. BRADLEY DAVIDSON",
O T SCOTT.
BULLETIN OF AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES
Detailed information concerning the following: opportunities may
be secured free of charge upon application to
801 MILLS BUILDING.
KET TO ABBREVIATIONS USED: BL&W Free board, lodging, and
washing. PM Per month PW Per week. PD-Per day n&T-Free board
nd lodging. HOF&M-Unfurnlshcd house, garden, fuel and milk. ES Eng
lish speaking. Exp Experienced. Tr. Adv. Transportation may bo advanced
under favorable conditions.
Unless otherwise stated. It will be understood that all opportunities are of a
permanent nature, and the help li desired as soon ns possible.
Cecil Count 870-63V One or two married
men with small families for general larin
work. Any EH. Exp. Tr ndv and deducted
Wages paid according to nblllo
Baltimore Count). 870-6321. One married
man with small fainllv to do milking and
attend to cows $30 PM, hoi.se and ful
KUfSbV County. S7O-640t One married man
reTfwdUiral farm work Anv ES except
nsi(J. 1 cow Ep Children permitted
Tt d. For green 10 PM winter. ?12 50
PM summer For exp $12 50 PM winter.
$15 PM summer HO&P Would take slnslu
man at rame wages BS.L Summer wages
April 1 to Oitober 1
Montgomerv Counts 8"0-6?47 One bo 16
to IS sears of age fo- general farm work
Curopean white Other ES ES ne. ess-irv
Oreen 20c Tr adv from Philadelphia $S-I0
PM winter. J12 15 I'M nunimer.
Philadelphia Counts 87675.'. An American
for truiklng $10 PW
Baltimore Counts SCT 4V One Klngle wo-in-in
for rooking Any white K-1 neces
ars $.'3 PM and loard Prefer woman
around JO sears of age
Mnmgomrrs Count "81 5SS One single or
married woman for general hourework Anv
white No children wanted $ 0 PM anil
home Tr adv from Baltimore or Wash
stock were recorded, tho bid wni ad
vanced 1V6 points to 8SV4 The lowest
KT'ir'ng was it 'JIM-. Morgenthaler
Linotype stock wan fractionally easier
than on yesterday, being offered at
9ii, ns compared with 193 on yesterday.
ItEPOHT OF THE CONDITION
PARK SAVINGS BANK
At Washington, In the District of Columbia,
at tho close of business May 1, 1VU
Loans and discounts tm.M n
Ovrdrnftn, secured and unsecured in 41
Hanking house, furniture, and fix
tures 39 61: SO
Duo from national banks .. . . 7,103 71
Due from ritato and pilvate banks
and bunkers, trust companies,
and savings banks 1,72)0.1
Checks and other cash Items ',0 3J
Exchanges for clearing house 5,21 01
Hills of other national banks .... 4000
Fractional paper currency, nickels
and cents !
Lawful money reserve In bank, viz:
Bpecle $16,803 r.
Legal-tender notes 2,000 00
Capital stock paid In fcO.OOO 00
Undivided profits 12.SS1 74
Iteserved for taxes ... 770 00
Reserved for Interest to
Total profits 13,53171
I.css current expenses.
Interest, and taxes pnld 2,81j 35
Individual deposits sub
ject to check 304,433 38
Tlmo certificates of de
posit payable after 30
days or after notice of
not less than 30 days.. 76000
Certified checks 263 66
District of Columbia, rity of Washington, ss:
I. THOMAS 80MEUVILLE, president of
tho above-named bnnk, do solemnly swear
that the above statement Is true to the best
of my knowledge and belief.
THOMAS EOMERVILLE. President.
Subscribed and sworn to before m this
Eth day of May, 1913
JvLIJEIiT C. WEST. Notary Public
A P. Jorss. Geo- C Altemus,
Frank V. Holglano, Wra. D. West,
W. II Klopfer, C. C M"n?5'
John O. Gheen. Y,n,' T.2d'
Bernard Leonard, J. Bobert fcommervllle.
L. E. Breunlngcr. Directors.
. 48.000 00
54 009 00
212 72 71
433 (V'4 M
17 trt'i M
$125 65 4
. 15,43s ;
154 ?W 77
136 7V? 71
. 750 000 00
7V) 000 00
JI.818 TW 11
01 r,40 HI.
10 123 64
fi "Oi 4
, 148.820 R4
11 540 6.1
, 250.000 00
dass $vi 100 CO
1,204 805 r.
564 COO 00
514 ISO 41
Nash Counts 857470 One single woman
for cooking and general housewo-k Pel
clan. Herman or Scotch. $10 PM and nome
Allegheny County '7 412. One single wo
man or widow for cenen.1 housework
Anv LS hut colored No children desire 1
Wages according to ability. $2 PW to start
and good home. Tr adv
Chester Counts. W7 16,. One woman for
general housework without fnmllv washing
and Ironing Any neat healthv Trnieslant
woman ES necessarv 2 p and good
home. Tr adv within 75 miles Prefer o
man about 33 or 40 years of age
Baltimore Counts 7076. One assistant
glneer familiar with making Ice b at
ro'p'w r,rm'eS!' (Not '-fmpresslon temi
York lountv 92V-8 Two first class lett'iers
rnr granite monuments. Americans nv
white accepwd. KS not nece.sars 3 I'D
hours rv. No Tr.
7076 One single an ss
$6 PW to start with 1