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1015. THK WVSflTNGTON TIMES, SVS'DAY. NOVEMBER 2S. VANGUARD OF GAS MEN-REACH CITY FOR CONVENTION Thousand Experts on lllumina ' tion to Attend Gathering . This Week. NEWMAN WILL WELCOME Meter on Exhibit Will Show Vis itors How Much Gas Penny Will Buy. Prominent Figures In Gas Men's Convention MADMAN Qas men swarmed Intn Washington iQdU- to attend tho cleenth nnual cementlon of the National Commercial Osj AMOClallon. which will begin nt tho Wlllard Hotel Tuesday and continue un til Humour. AUhouyh aeBrl hundred experts on Itlumlnitlon. rcprcscntlnir lrtuallv ov erv section of Iho countiy. nrrlwM to day, tho main army of ru men will no' reach the National Capital until tomor row afternoon, when two special tralim are due, Ono of the specials will come from the 'SVcst.'rirlnBlnK delcKates from tho t'acinc Coast, middle West, auJ Northwest, whllo the other will bring representathes of UoSton, New York. Philadelphia. Ilaltlmorc. and other Kaslern cities. .... ,, Amonir the arrivals today was H. II. Mclean, of the Consolidated Oas Tom pany. of New York, who la president of the orRanlxallon. Mr. McLean said tho prospecti were brlshf for 11 most suc cessful contention. Tullv 1 0n ess ex pert are jxucctnl here, he said. 1'iesl dent SIcT-enn will he t03t to the fjb men ivnd their families -it a dlnmr to he clvcn at th Wlllard tomorrow night. On Tuesday nlRht he will hold u re ception which will be followed by dan cine and refreshment! Heavy Rush Expected. Louis StoW. secretary and assistant treasurer of the association, was Kept busy today reulstcrlnir the ndtnnoe iruard of dclesates. The rrulstrntlon will continue all day tomorrow, with a particular heay rush afmr the two spe cial trattis arrive. Kach of th" deIeKsti will bo TBlven an ornate badfre to show he Is attending the convention. Todav .the entlro tenth floor of the Wlllard Hotel nm In th hands of the faa men. The lame barroom was f cr ooned with American lines nd ever BTeens and filled with exhibits ranulni; from little PlnK and blue uns rii'lators to water heaters of hupe proportions .moiuJ the exhibits Is one which dem onstrates how much Has 1 cent will buy The person wlshlnir to learn the answer to this question drops i pennv In ft meter nd seven tUo-foot burners nro Immediately llchted and remain Illu minated for twenty minutes. All or the exhibits, about COO In number. hac been connected up with a lnn:o fceii pipe. throiiRh which Kas furnished hv lh Washlnitton Oos Ucht Company will flow for the nso of the numerous appliances on display, Business Sessions. The small ballroom was put In order for the builness sessions of the conven tion, which, besln Tuesday mornlnK. Glided chairs for 1.000 persons were put In place In front of tho rostrum, and the room was profurelv decorated with flags. The cloak room has been tinned orr to the publishers of (lve cas trade journals. Who hive established offices there. Tlio smaller rooms adjoining the larse ballroom hne been filled with spe cial exhibits of cas-mpklnc nuchlnerv. The exhibit contains nothhm hut tho most modern Jfas appliances, nnd ns manv of them hac been Invented shico tho experts held their last conentlon, the display win be aa Interesting to them as to tho general public. Newman to Welcome. The Bs men will hold no morning scrslons except on Tuesday, when thev will be welcomed to tho city by Com missioner 01lcr T. Newman. I'rasl d?nt McLean will respond, and after a general warming up and get-to- I i 1 1 BF Je' "xBnaana ivy 'twWl KaVaVaanl. . mmmmm v .BBH HmmmWmWJImmmW.mmmmVA sV ' 1 ' 'Bfl aK ' ' : -3 jl'-aVai HP V, 'm,, - i'0JmjttfU 1 VI Wm tmim I t k'-i.-i y &trJM -, MPmm fry VmUPaBBBBBBl B v jVSbJ J H. U 44MMsBbV ffl& v&Jr m W?& ' jmWii KILLS 5; COMMITS SUICIDE Jersey Farmer and Wife Slain in Sleep; Son and Wife'After a Struggle. NKW imt'N8Viri. N. J.. Nov. M rivn murders wero discovered lalo ves terday In tho . farmhouso of Samuel Weltztnun. fifty years old. off Oeorce's roail about threo miles outside of this iltv. 'A fsnu hand, apparently the limn who hud killed tho ntheis, whs found do id. clutchlm; n revolver. The dead are Mr. and Mrs. Wrltsman. who wcic shot ns thev slept: their sou-ln-lnw. I'm Id Klmur, tweutvn-lKht Units iild. nml his wife. Hcutrlce. and ito workmen, whose names aro not know n. County I'loslclan Carroll, who went to the farmhouse with Prusecutor h'lor enco mid detectives. Judged from the condition of the bodies that thev hud been dead seevral davs. From other IndUatlons Ilia authorities havn con cluded Unit the murders wero com mitted Tuesday evening. Tho dis covery might have been postponed but for the chance meeting of a milkman, who hud been unable to find any one around tho huuse. with David Klgner'i brother. The door was locked on the Inside, and as Detective I'crtruson opened It i dog camo dragging Itself along tho lloor exhausted from want of food and water The front loor had been clawed furiously. In Weltxmaii'a bed room ho and his vlf were found on their backs with bullet wounds In their heads. Death had como to thorn as they slept. In tho other bed room across Iho hall, that of Klgncr nnd his wlfo, there Woro evidences of a tcrrtllc struggle. Mrs. Klgncr was dead, face down on lliw bed. shot through tho breast nnd head. Tho liod clothes wero scuttcrcd Bbout, and In n wall wore scvor.il bullet holes. Krom tho evidence of a bitter fight In this room and the fact that tho old couple apparently were "hot n tlmv were nsleop 1'rosccutor Florence con structed a theory of what had hap pened. Justlllcd. us he said, only by the conclusion Hint tho murderer was a madman. The Polish laborer had been with tho vVcltiinans for onl a month. lie " nnown as a siiriy rciiovv unci eltxman had much trouble with hlin. 'This man apparently got up after Iho oilier wont lo Ik,, ,( wet to Wcltmmn's room, killing him and his wife first," said Mr. Kloretiic. "Then me man went to Klgncr's room and managed tn kill Mrs. Klgner before RATE OF MAIL PAY IS Ralph Peters Declares Actually There Has Been a Decrease in the Rate. Claiming thai in Renouncement from the Postofflco Department had been misunderstood and that Iheio had been no Increaso In tho rate of mall nay al lowed tho railroads In central terrl lory, as the public might Infer. Ralph I'elrrs, chairman of the committee on railway mall pay. In it statement made public todav. declares Hint "actually the hiisliHiul sprang at him. The bullet j there lurs been a decrease In tho rate holes In the wall nro evidence of Klg ner s narrow escano there Then this f. Mow muni havu run down to his own room, with Klgner following, jvl'oro he shot Klgner down, and then killed the othr hand nn ho started up to go to Klgnfr's aid. Then he locked the door, crawled Into bed, covered his head with the milt and shot himself. It is the most awful rarnlval of murder T ever saw.-' ;'" Carroll, tho county ph)slclan, will perforin an autopsy on tho bodlej. Postoffice Discovers Winter Has Begun Carriers of the Washington cltv post office will be required to wear their new winter uniforms bcglnnlm: tomorrow. Orders for the now uniforms lino been Issued In Postmaster Chinee fur hauling each ton u mile, Mi. Piters sets forth that tho par fixed applied only to the future, and that the Increaso of H.fW.OOO represents the Increased malls already carried, lie said: "This readjustment of pay applies only to Iho future, and Includes no settle ment of arreaiage for having carried tills Increased mall tonnage during tho four years lust passed, If tho growth of the traffic has been steady. II.OiiO.COO tier vcar out of the H.W.000 additional now found to be iluo nnnuallv. should have been 'added In 1312. :.ouo,(jno pcr ear In 1I3 and t!.0.000 pir year in 1SU. Here. then. Is a sum of K.ftlO.OOO earned liy thoso railroads, hut withheld from them because the Postofllcn l)e ftnrtment weighs the malls only once In foiii years BARGAINS IN JEWELRY FOR EARLY XMA8 SHOPPERS iHOi 20-ycar Guar anteed Elgin Watches; $10.00 aluc. Special, $6.50 $2.50 Solid Gold Lavallicrs special, $1.50 Others, $1.00 to $500. $10.00 full-CUt Diamond lllngs. J18.U0 Tiffany Diamond Rings.. . $6.50 $12.00 vW J35 00 Tiffany Dltmond 0OR (( Jo.Ui) H n 1 1 d Oold Diamond I.nvalllcro and Chain. Kpeclal, S15.00 lllngs Others '1.00 to 1, 00O.0O. SIiO Kolld Gold scorr I'ln, 7.00 aold-tllKU AVatrh Ilracelets others fa.2.1 lo 1 00.00, $4.50 $1.00 Others l. OO tmi.iNi. . JIBfi Hoi Id Oold link Iluttons, ci'aV. . S1.50 nUUtlN WII.I. BLI LAID AfslllH KOIt XMAH UrilN A SMAI.I, lllil'OHIT. KAHN OPTICAL CO. 62S 7th Street N. W. .Inst Brian tl Nlrect. 'Ippaslfe It. . Patent tllflrr. - PI oto liv hcliul ? Top II. G. KKKD, chairman local entertainment committee. Bottom LOUIS STOTZ, sectary National AHSodation. Kcther the session will adjourn The ufti rnouns will he devotvd tu discus sion of vas nnd means of Impiovlng ITas servhe thruughutit tho muntiy and developing gas as an industrial fuel. Many: partis on illiiniliiutlun vMIl be lead and numerous i ports on subjects related to the gas Indus try will be rend and discussed The de.lcgatis will spend their evenings In enJolng the various en tertnlnmcPt featuri s,nrian.;eil bv tilt entertainment fommltte, of vvhhh It. O Kixd. of the Washington Gas Light Company, Is chairman. The fertlv- Itles inciuuu a theater parly, whist paity, "Mas Meetcrs" Dlnnei," two automobile tours of the city, gulf touvnuinent and suppers at the W 1 1 -lanl. Former Police Chief Suspended in Chicago rillCAOO. Nov 21! Another eel o of the shots tint weie eychinged two venrr ao when detectives fell out over collection of tilbute from the notoilous facers' ring was licird Inst n'Kht. I'jpt. Jjmes Oleiison, hlef of police und r tho IlnrrUon administration, and f'apl John I'atrik. mcmU r of the force lor more than llilrtv eurs. were or Cccd suspehded bv the civil service commission It is c'urged both v ere sctlve In ihe 'collection of n fund beipc used In the defense of three policemen on trbil lor alleprd grafting from owneis of Sceis' piiloia lioth udmltted thit they Kanc tlotied colleillons of the fund. O'Donnell's Drug Store 904 F STREET N. W. Special Prices Monday and Tuesday Turkish Rose Cloths 10c Hershey's Milk Chocolate Kisses, lb., 39c Large Bottle Moxie The old family drink 23c J. and J. Red Cross Absorbent Cotton, lb., 35c OFFICE DESKS A T COST Most any style and finish. These desks were left over from our last year's Government con tract, and it is necessary to dis pose of them quickly, as our floor space is overcrowded. We are' sure you will appre ciate the values. eJfte SlebefermckeCa 25c KalPheno Tooth Powder 15c Sterilized Gauze, 25-yard rollc 98c Compound Elixir Guaiacal, for Coughs and Bronchitis V2 Pint, 39c Pint Bot., 59c DIAMOND DYE All Colors 3 for 18c This is the regular 10c package 35c PHILLIPS DIGESTIVE COCOA, 22c $1.00 Veracolate Tablets 100 in Bottle 90c Java Rice Powder The Genuine Imported 27c Household Ammonia Not the weak solution usually sold in depart ment stores, but the extra strong. 5c Fels Naptha Soap, Sweetheart Soap, the Regular 5c Bars, 3 for 10c Georges Corn and Bunion Shields Will help jnn keep jour reel off .oar mind. 10c Shields, 8c 15c Shields, 12c 25c Shields, 19c Pinaud's EuDe Quinine 35c and 69c 35c Angel Back Playing Cards 19c Dozen, $2.10 GOSMAN'S GINGER ALE Better than imported. 8c Bottle. Doz. Bottles, 85c 25c All-Rubber Ear and Ulcer SYRINGES 10c l-oz. Fluid Extract Ipecac 50c Used to prevent Illgg's disease. 25c JOHNSON'S FOOT SOAP 18c PARAFFIN For sealing jars lb. 6c Rock Candy For making Rock and Rye 2 ib. 25c Hudnut's Toilet Waters, All Odors 75c Raymond's PECTORAL PLASTERS Reg. 25c size 16c Best Extract Vanilla; 1-oz. Bottles 25c Petroleum Jelly 1-lb. cans, 15c 5-Ib. cans, 50c Certified Java and Mocha Coffee, Lb. Cans, 38c Best Black Pepper y.-ib. lam Poanri t'nus , 13c 23c Manganese Safety Razor Blades Mill fit Cent mid Frerready. 3 in pkg. 8c 4 pkgs., 29c livery Itlaile Cinaronteed. 35c Hot-Water Bottle Covers 19c 20c Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, 2 for 25c ;i.I(-i:ium: I M'PrOMTOIIlUS. Uottles of lnrce site pure Olyccr Ine .Suppositories. A prompt and con venient r e m ed ; for constipation, without stomach medication. liot tlu of 1'.', 19c m ESS twrneffindMit For building strength BEEF, WINE, AND IRON is an excel lent preparation and famous as a system builder and general tonic. Great care is taken in its preparation, in the treatment of the beef, the quality of wine, and the form of iron, as well as in the manner of its preparation. " It is most pleasant to take and is very prompt in its action. Pint Bottle, 35c 1218-1220 F St. BOYER'S GENUINE ASPIKIN TABLETS. Buy them in the original settled pakagc, 1 dozen in box.... 15c 2 dozen in bottle 23c 100 in bottle 79c NOTE: Boyer & Co. are tho only legitimate manufacturers of Aspirin. We sell this brand exclusively. $1.00 Alkolithia 79c 25c Humphrey's Remedies. .. .19c $1.00 Gray's Glycerine Tonic. 79c 50c Babck I S9e 50c Warner's K. & L. Remedy. 39c $1.00 Russell's Emulsion 79c 50c Liquid Veneer 39c 25c Glyco-Thymolino 19c 75c Bell's Popayans 59c 25c Bell's Popayans 19c 25c Hospital Absorbent Cotton; clean and fluffy, lb. roll 19c $1.00 Clinical Thermometers; guaranteed correct 49c Pure Drugs 25c V.sb Jamaica ounce bottle ... Ginger, t- nhtultls Tablets, for la Krlppc, hay fever, etc. 100 In bot- "I Cn tic IdK, Camphorated Oil. the old-fash loned liniment, 4-ounce but tic , Powdered Orris Hoot, best quality, 4 ounces Tlnct. Arnica, for all bruises, 3 ounces Kss. Peppermint, standard strcnethh; i ounces Zlno Ointment, 'J ounces Chloride I. line, 1-pound cans 1 lb. Sugar Milk, used to modify milk Especially pi Iced WHITING-ADAMS BRUSHES. Largo shipment just received. Including Nail, Shaving, and Huir Brushes; highest quality; Iowebt price. Hospital Cotton, quality; pound. .. Castor bottle ... very good Oil, best; 4-ounce ,1-lb. Acid.. boxes Best Bornclc 19c 10c 12c 12c 10c 8c 21c 19c 10c 18c Extract Wltih Hazel, double dis tilled; for nil injuries, bruises. 1 C cuts. etc. Pint bottles . ... Xt Tlnct. bottle Benzoin, 4-ounce 25c Toilet Articles Emetine Tooth l'tei recom mended by dentist to prevent llliiu'i dUrnxc. Mnkc the teeth pcnrly white. 3c 1 Qt ubci. UK, 50c Djer Kiss Fete Powder..45c 20c Squibb's Talcum 14c 20c Lion Castile Soap, in bars about Vi lbs 15c 25c Sanitol Massage Cream..l8c 35c Pompcian Night Cream. 29c 50c Pompeian Massage Cream 29c 25c Holmes' Froslilla 16c 25c D. & R. Cold Cream 16c 35c D. & R. Cold Cream.. 27c 50c Nadinola Cream 33c f.Oc Stillman's Freckle Cream 34c 25c Espcy's Qream 18c 25c Arnica Cream 17c 25c Odorono 18c 25c Bathasweet 15c 10c Jcrgen's Violet Glycerine Soap, 3 for 19c 25c Packer's Tar Soap 14c 25c Kolynos Tooth Paste 17c 25c Sanitol Tooth Paste 15c 25c Pyrodcnto Tooth Paste. 17c 50c T'tbcco Tooth Paste 33c Hughes' Ideal Hair Brushes, the regular $1.25 Brush 69c 10c Doctors and Nurses' Antiseptic Toilet Soap, 6 for 25c CIGARS YOU LIKE BEST At Prices That Enable You to Smoke More (i:i. mtMiriiii.u) Momcthtnfr hmnil new. Id (lie shapes. (Host) llricalnrly said 2 for i!.c. Our Cat rlre, IOe ulrnlshl. Ilox of .lt9-5. (De l.t XIII Itecularly sold - lor Mr. Cat to lOe rttrnluht. Ilox of -5, S'-Y.'3. irUF. riNHS) Orluinully sold Itlc alrnluhl. Cat tu 3 for 'J.te. Iloi of .IP, $4.00. AKTIIU iiim:i) . Clunr that prrtloiiNly aohl 10c Mrnlshi. Oar Cut price. :i for 'Mi: Ilox of SO, J.UO. (Pl'lti: Kooi) cm; mini A real priiod suiokc. (Site tbeni n try Orliclnal price, rc. Our Cut price. 3 for IOc S for i'c. Dot of .10, l.3ll. , IMPORTED CIGARS IHIMt'O .v Jl'I.lliT LA cnoi,i.. I. C!ltlA IllIMlV Cl.tV MM'i:l. CUtCIA. PAIlTIGAS I'UIIITtNO I'lNA.S..' I.A CriOI.INAS Ma'nUI:!, fJAHCIA . ItOMUO A JtJI.IP.T. I'AHTIOAS HOCK PANATIJL I.S I. CAIIO.NA (DelTldcres) UOMIKI ,t JUt, rerfectlonaaoa ,, rto riMtniRi, ., CIlAIITl'.ItS M'MX ci.un.. I'oirrVoNrMs . ah. i,nii:itT Imported pcrfectos. Itesculnrly sold for Z.lc Iruleht. Our Cut price, SOe. flax of n, f l.b. 'I key pre- lloanly oll at I5r htralKht Our Cut price, - for '27iv. Ilox of .-,1), lil.lS. -0c klre. Our price, 1,1c eneta. Ilox of 'J.', l.03. Illab-sradr rr-Cljtars, Cut to 3 for Iflci for Sir. Iloi of .'0, Uto. CHHTltA.V CirstllM. Try Then. (Si:t'IAI,s Orlajnal price, 10c alralahl. Our price, 4 for -.V. Ilox of .", 81",0. (I'Kltr. i:.TllM) Iteicular prlrr, lOe atraleht. Our Cut price, 4 for 25c, Uox of SO, 3.00. (Gtll'NDiy.O) Kmperor. Iteal uood Havana amoUc, Orlalnall; sold I for 25e. Our Cut price. Be atralicht. Uox of US, Ht.lu. (II1VA I'noUt'CT) Cabinet. Handy hlEh-rlaas clear, Se alrnlKht. Ilox of SO, SS.15. (MII.I.O.MM) .Noirdades. Itlnrha;rndr Porto lllean clicar. Iteicular price, Sc straight. Our price, 8 for 23c. Uox of 50, l.UO. (DON UHIM.M) lllKa-crndr Manllu cl;r. OrlRlnally aolit Se atralnlit. Our Cut price, 3 tor lUci N for 25e. Box of 23, 73c. (IIKMOS) Hlch-crade Rlonlla elsar. Sold norld otrr for Sc straight. Our price, 3 for 10c H fur 23e, Box of SO, $1.50. (It. (1. SIJI.MVA.V.S 7-20.4) l.ondrea and Perfrctos, Largest arlllng 10c cigar In the orlil. Our price, 7r atralght. Ilox of 50, (3.50, SMOKING TOBACCO 1'iiiNci: Ai,iii;itr. STAO vui.vuT TUXKDO . .. In Klitas humidor. Hejt. prlcr, DOc. Cut to 7Sc a lb. PIUNCi: A I.BURT. STAG vi:i.i:t tiixuuo In tin One lb., 'A Ib box, SOe. 33c. I.IICKV STHIKt; I ut to T.ic n pound. llDftnWonTH. sitrrrt and ready rubbed. Cut to HOC pound. I ( If'