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'"''WW' -Tjy7f. ;V"! ,"' rwr THE WASHINGTON TIMES. FEIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1915. 8 UN HELD FOR POISON PEN NOTES Flood of Anonymous Letters , Leads to Arrest of Miss Samuels, of Goshen. CK5SHBN. N. T Dec. M.-Thereaa Bamuela, thirty years old, unmarried nd a member of a well-to-do and re spected Hebrew family, of this village, Visa arretted by Postottice Inspectors yltch and Duryca and charged with flnrttlng the landerotur anonymous let tern tm iat have ao painfully affected .the uvea or many younjr women ana tneir tamlllea and frlcndaln and around New xorlc for tne past row months. In certain Dartlculars there were dls tlnct almllarltlea in tho handwriting of all, of tho letters. Tho language em ployed in all. was practically the same ana was, except ror necessary deletions aa follows: "Dear Madam: I writo to you at Tindnm helnir an entlra atrnneur to you, to put you wise to the fact that Is my husband and father of my twin babies, six months old. Ho was forced to marry me by the Irate father with a shotgun. What his of fense is useless to relate. How can you claim another's property? "How he' evidently had the cast iron nerve of posing to you as a single fel low I cannot understand.-So vou hotter drou him at once or I will be after you. He left me at the time my twins were born, saying he was going on a trip "West, and would return In six to eight weeks, though I have never seen or heard anything of him since. It is only Tecently I learned of his whereabouts, etc.. and will make It hard fop you and him both., So If you know what Is good for you you had better drop him at once or I will be after vou. Now please re member he has a wife and babies. "Vou should find a man out before taking such a serious stcn as matri mony." In each caso of course the signature assumed io be that of tho "wronged wife" of the bridegroom of the recl ulent. Ono of the letters to which Inspector Fitch paid particular attention was In closed In an envelope upon the back of which was printed "Private Pavilion, Mt Slnal HosdIUI." Mr. Fitch re served this for a clue while he sought for others. He had already established through Expert Kinsley that in all probability all of the letters were writ ten by the same person. , Search Turned To Goshen. At first the writer' waa sought for In the immediate vicinity' of New Tork. Then Mr. Fitch learned that one woman in this village Had received three let ters, and this fact Indicated to him that she was the especial target of the letter writer's venom, and that, therefore, the letter writer probably lived in the same vlllaEe. The long hunt, which was spurred from time to time as letters were re ceived by tho wife of Assistant United States Attorney Claude A. Thompson. Miss Elsie. Beydel and by various other young women. iea inspector Kiicn i this village this afternoon. Here lie learned Miss Samuels had visited Mt Sinai Hospital In New York frequently previous to the death there of her mother several weeks ago. He was told miss Hamucis' handwriting correspond rd accurately to the handwriting of the anonymous letters. He developed other points of his investigation In a way that satisfied him he was Justified in es corting 'Miss Samuels to the parlor or the Occidental Hotel here, where she was questioned. .. Thoresulttofjtho inquisition was that she was placed, formally urtder arrest In the 'presence of Inspectors Fitch and Duryea arid Postmaster Charles Flas patrlck of.Uoshen. She was taken be fore United States Marshal Roberts and placed In his custody to await examina tion, her ball meanwhile being fixed at $5,000. It is expected hqre that ball will be furnished promptly by members of her family. Thought Mentally Unbalanced. It Is said of Miss Samuels that she has becomo unbalanced mentally because of thn (crlef and melancholia that seized her after her mother, Mro. Dora Sam uels, died. The superintendent of the Mt. Slnal Hospital Bald Mrs. Samuels died In the hospital on October 8, 1915. Park View School So CalledfirownlowSays, At Citizens' Request Commissioner Replies in This Fashion to Discussion at Board of Education Meeting Over Refusal of City Rulers to Follow the Formers Recommendation. Commenting on tho discussion at the meeting of tlte Soard 6f Education Wednesday concerning the difference of opinion between the Commissioners 'and the board In relation to naming the new Park View school building, Commission er Brownlow said today that tho wish es of tho board were plainly opposed to tho will of the community. . In accordance with a request of tne Park View CitUons' Association, the chool was named the Paris view School, notwithstanding the request of the Board of Education that it be named after Lemon O. line, a former Commissioner ofthe District. VThe Commissioners named the new school the Park View School becauM the peoplo of the community wanted It named park View, and because the peo ple did not want It named Lemon d. Hlne School," said the Commissioner. Request Frotn Board. "The Board of Education wrote to the Commissioners on October .21 that upon the request of Frederick A. Penning tho board had decided to recommend that the Commissioners name the new school billldtng 'Lemon O. Hine" in honor of a former member of the common council ftnd hoard of aldermen of the old city or Washington, who later served, as a Commissioner of the District of Co lumbia. A. It did not appear mat me ooara of the community. So the Commission' era, who believe in the greatest possible participation of thn neonle In their gov ernment, especially with respect to school matters, coramtsnicated with the Park View Citlsens' Association, a large and very representative body of citl sens living In the community which the me new scnooi 'wui serve. "That association of citlsens respond- ed on NnvumhAF 24 In n aerlen nf rnao. lutlons which asked that the school be named Park View, and specifically ask ed that 'the Commissioners do not ap prove tne .recommendation 01 tne uoara of Education.' "But the Commissioners did not act without consulting the board, contrary statements In the press notwithstanding. BOMB HELD IN $1,000 -' SUSPECT IS ALEXANDRIA TO GET "AUTO" ENGINE SOON BAIL Arrested in Connection With du Pont Blast, Ho Sijys Lodgers Left Explosive in Rooms. Automobile Truck, Nearly Com pleted, to Bo Delivered Early in New Year. . SALEM. N. J., Deo. 17. John Swo- boda, atlas Dr. Jacob Swoboda, former employe of. the Penn's Grove plant of the du Pont Fowaer Company, U held on $1,000 bail today, following his ar rest on suspicion in connection with the explosion in the plant November 80 In which thirty men were killed. Swoboda said explosives which the po lice found in his quarters wre left there by former lodgers. The technical charge on which, Swo boda was held was the theft ot goods valued at $3 from the powder plant He was taken Into custody at his hoarding house in Penn's Grove and brought here to be arraigned before. Magistrate Har ris D. Smith. The detectives who brought the prisoner-here told the magistrate that they found in his rooma at renn'a arove gun cotton, both raw ana troatea nitrogiy On November 26 the Commissioners 1 cerln, dynamite 'black powder, and wrote to the board, telling them of the many letters written In French and oesire or tne citizens, ana asaing n tne board still adhered to Its former view. of Education had consulted the people govern." View Not Changed. "On December 4 the board informed the Commissioners that they had not changed their view. ''Whereupon the Commissioners named the school the 'Park View School' because the people wanted It named that, and without regard to the wishes or the Board of Kducatlon, which were plainly' opposed to the will of the community. "The Commissioners believe that in school matters the patrons and citlsens should, always no consulted ana mat in so far as possible their wishes should NTHUCEu BILL FOR COLUMBUS DAY Senator Saulsbury Would Legal ize October 12 as Holiday in District. October 12 will become a legal hall day In the District, known as Colum bus Day, If Senator Saulsbury's bill in troduced today should pass. The bill was referred to the District Cojwnlttee. Over two-tljlrds of th States represented by Senators on the District Committee have made October 12 a legal holiday. Senator Saulsbury said that a total of thirty-three States had already provid ed by suitable legislation for the ob servance of Columbus. Day as a legal holiday. Those States are Alabama, Arizona. Arkansas, California. Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois In diana, Kansas. Kentucky. Maine, Mary land, Massachusetts, Michigan. Mis souri, Montana, "Nebraska, Nevada (a judiciary holiday), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio. Oklahoma. Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia. It is only a question of a sHort time, he said, before Colum bus Day will In effect! become a national holiday. Christmas Holiday Fares Balti more and Ohio at greatly reduced fares to Southwestern States on specified dates Dec. 17 to 25, valid for return until Jan. 10. Consult' Agents for full par ticulars. Advt DEFENSE SENTIMEN T STRONG IN SENATE Military Affairs Committee Shows an 'Unmistakable Feeling for Preparedness. Strong sentiment in favor of national defense legislation was Indicated nt the first meeting of th Senate Military Affairs Committee today. This sentiment did not take the form of advocacy of any particular bills or lines of legislation. That Is expected to come later. But those who attended the meeting said there was unmistakable feeling for preparedness. The views of the Senate committee are of great moment, because It Is real ized that army legislation Is going largely to be shaped In ltd final form In the committee in question and In the Senate. ' Whether to hold hearings and how ex tensive they should be was considered. It was determined to decide this matter after the holidays and to avoid duplica tion of the House hearings as far as feasible. Senator Chamberlain, chair man, will confer with Chairman Hay. of the House committee, nnd will re port to his committee what persons are to bo heard on the Houso side. Senator Chamberlain said the hearings before his committee would doubtless be pub lic. The committee ordered favorable re ports on the nominations of Brigadier Generals Strong and Morrison nnd Mcjor Generals Scott and Bliss. Oermaa. Major Sylvester, former "chief of po lice of Washington. D. C. head of the detective force guarding the plant, said that even before the explosion of No vember 30 he had reectved information which made him suspicious of the ac tivities of Swoboda. After the explo sion he nut several men on the trail of Swoboda. who worked In mill 1 of the big Penn'a drove plant. "Swoboda carried on his .activities between Philadelphia and Penn's Grove." said Major Sylvester. "We are tracking men who are' said to have worked with him. He went to work In the mill about September 1. A few weeks ago. while we were watching him. the' company Issued an order that all employes must be photographed and their picture placed on file with the com pany. The day after this order waa Issued Swoboda quit work. He re mained in Penn's Grove. He hung around employes and acted generally suspiciously. I can tell nothing more of the evidence we gathered which led us to arrest him. You. know What the police found In hie rooma:"' Remove Gold From Stomach, Settle Estate PORTLAND, Ore., Dec 17. A $10 gold piece waa recovered from the stomach of Albert Hallen. eighty-five, in a post mortem examination at the Multnomah morgue. Hallen swallowed the coin a week previous while delirious. Before Hallen died , he made a will leaving I2SO deposited In a local bank and-ether property to the administra tor of his estate. The gold piece had to be recovered In order that a final set tlement of the estate might bo made. TEST THE RAPID HEALING WORK OFPOSLAM It is wonderful to see how greatly a small quantity or posiam ana a rew applications will benefit diseased, eruP tlonal sktn. Often after brief treatment the Improvement is startling. Poalam works quickly upon Eczema, Acne and stubborn Kchlo skin trou bles. Itching Is allayed. Pimples are reduced. Scalp Scale. Chafing Feet, Hashes, innamea complexions, an are easily subject to Its soothing influence. As to soaps, you should know that Posiam Soap, medicated with Poalam. la unsurpassed In richness 'and those Qualities which make for skin health. Eor samples, send 4c stamps to Emer aencr Laboratories. S3 West 25th St. New York City. Sold by all Druggists. AQVT. Parker, Bridget & Co Parker, Bridgets Co. UGGESTIONS for. boys mr7 UGGESTIONS for "him" at P-B's Saturday "P-Bw pleasing practical Gifts for little men P-B pleasing, practical gifts for men whd appreciate the best C 0 dJ Fianu NEED- DcZ$0 MOTS.,. wUh two pairs of pants. A Q Special for ........ r" -A Thousand and One Gifts for the Boy $8.50 Tw.Puti Salts, an extra special for Saturday, and Saturday only; unusually well tai lored from good fifT AXL pattern .ftO fj Bar)' Bath nafrea. spoclaL 8X7B in flannelette and terry cloth. Sale of Blanket Robes $9.75 $150 & $4 Values AH new colorings and re markable values for early shoppers. Border around neck, cuffs and bottom. Qlrdle and tassel on these robe. g Cardurar Suits, for Bat t" urday, special QA JC at r fl EXTRA SPECIAL Ties, 29c, In Xmas box, 4 for $L0O. OTBto&nd FUt Jnvealle Overeaats, fancy and gray chinchillas. mixed and blua $4.95 N EW "Parries:"1 Maekta- awa Just received. 1 RAJTrr-XrAY OUTFITS $5 value at S3.7S. Bainproof Coat and Hat to match. f Sweaters, SX0O, S&A9. ff Dara' Haae (Oiaraate), SOe pt'.i 6 ar. SLOO. ff Me Ktt Tiea, boxed. SSe. Bays' Bleasea, BOe, TSe Jt 91. fj Bays' Gaaatteta. 60e ta 3J. TJBaya and Chllarea'a Hats. fl Baya Shaca, M v. (T Bars traderwear, BOe ta UM fl Boys' Paata, SI, gl.SO aad St-75. ' ff Baya Overcoats, S44S $3. JTIES-sthousands of 'em all nicely boxed, 50c up. HFull Dress Reefers and Mufflers, $1.50 to $15. IHosierr, 25c to $3,5d. f UMBRELLAS, $1.00 to $15. (engraving free on i silvef trimmed umbrellas), J GLOVES, $125 to '$5. K Combination SetsHosiery and Ties, $1 to $3. Suspen ders and Garters, 50c to $2. If PAJAMAS, $i to $15 per suit. If UNDERWEAR, from 50c to all-pure silk VH'DKTS, I3j4c to $1.50 featurfng a special 25c In itialed Handkerchief. Highest grade of Bath Robes from $5 to $50. ff SWEATERS, a. great, dis play of these practical gifts. fl DANCING PtTMPS, new. distinctive, 4-eyelet Dancing Shoes, in gun metal and paff ent, only $4. . .House Slippers black . and tan; $1.25 to $3.00. f A novelty- in Traveling .or Pullman Slippers, m .patent leather and black sad tan, with case to match; $1.00 and $L50. Slippers to match patterns in bath robes, 50c to $140. rComfy" Shippers, $1.25 and $1.50. . , f Military Brushes, with leather case, $1.50 to $4. f Manicuring 'Sdts, leather case, $1.00 to-$3.00. f Traveling Sets $1.75 to $8. Jeurists' Tablets, $1.50 to ff Combination Comb and Brush Sets, $3 to $8. f Traveling .Bags,, leather, and Suit Cases. $3.50 to $15. I Steamer Thinks, $7.50 to f SILK Hats forformal wear. fTECK famous shoes, at $3.50, $4 and $5. flV.E ST.S -Washington's . greatest display at modest prices. Kirk, A. D. Brockett, George Wash ington Lewis, and J. ZluaaeTl Bolton. Tho club will give a banquet the night of January 28. The Westmlnator Club, the Young Men's Bible Class and the Beconl Pres byterian Sunday School were represent ed In a debate In the Westminster building last night. "Preparedness" waa discussed. Those favoring na tional dofense were John P. Scott nnd Frnak It. Blaymaker. The negative was Edward Gibba and Kenneth N. aiount. The Judges awarded the verdict to the affirmative. Baltimore and Ohio To Baltimore, ftM Round Trip every Saturday and Sunday, good returning until 9 a. m. Monday. Advt Son Must Earn Sum Equal to Bequest -- KANSAS CITY. Mo., Dec. 17.-To re celvo 15,000 left In trust to him by his father's will, rcrcy C. Sea well, twenty, must earn a similar amount This is ono of the. provisions of tho will of Wiley P. Seawnll, lumberman. Young Seawcll, who has been In busi ness for himself several years In tlte Stato of Washington, already has re ceived several large bequests from his father. Tho elder Seawell, who made his fortune largely by his own efforts, was anxious to see his son becomo a successful money maker. ALEXANDRIA,' Dec. IT. Alexandria's new automobile fire engine will be re ceived early In the new year, accord ing to advices received from the manu facturers. Its cost will be 18.000. The engine will be used in the subur ban districts recently annexed to the city. The fire ajihrnl'ttee will recom mend the bulldlqg a new firehouso in tl; vicinity of the Union Station, where a company will ba organised. The new automobile for Chief Robert . urensu naa arnveq in Washington. .B.?ih".rn,llal!way officials are investi gating today tho wreck near Gilbert, ,iniw5Jc,J, VT Alexandrians. En nW r w' QoW'wnrthy and Fireman G. W, Scott, were Injured. tohnlM?2?of S?.mp,etin the "Washington-Richmond automobile route by im Provlng a twelve-mllo strVteh of bad SLiT0 .ftU36 winAam ao was -EvF.ht.? thl attention of the Alex ?nidri5i Automobile Club last night The following committee waa appointed to foP'rate with a committee of Wash- the work: C. C. Lamond, Harry D. A QUICK, SORE WAY TO END CATARRH t Catarrh Germs Breed By Millions la Air PasMgea of Nose aad Throat. Just One Way To Drive Tnern Ont. To stop catarrh for i v... ..-. ...... from your sjrstem th. rms that caut. catarrh and that r. now feaolng and grow! mfIi-upon. the "wollsn inflamed mucous membranes ot your noe and. throat; raucou" ,mIPj!.lidW m,a,! t destroying catarrh germ and overcoming- catarrh hulanrSln ft -ta r2n!liPpl5nolTn,d Ib-o-me) and liiS. T, v,.ry lmP matter for any oi i?rhiuff?!?rJ0 iW u with splendid i&ulfs i5lui-ru.5fr lnh,lln devlee which Jeadlng JSHl,? .r". '"PP'ymg with each largl complete treatment. Jut pour a few drm, of, the oil of Hyomel Into 5?i. inh.iJ! i5I !.ifT7!2 ??"" ,p nd ,hen breathe nat. SailyiSn?ihSipU'.,!nt m'ng anUseptlc. jrejro killing air will penetrate deep down Into every fold and crevice of your raw !?,"!'unoe: ,th nd ,un" and tlva you quick certain relief, openlnc up the air pes" sates, maldng you breathe easily, stopping the Inflammation and discharge and drlvlns from your system every catarrh germ that hes found lodgment there. If you want to be free from every eymp. torn of catarrh, are tired of trylnjt one thing after another without benefit go to O'Don nell a Drug Btore or any other reliable dru tore hereabouts and get a complete Hyomel Inhaler outfit, use It every day for a few minutes and If It does not drive the catarrh frerme out of your system and give you rel setlng relief frsra 'Catarrh; your druggist will give you your money back. Advt. SPECIALS IN Christmas Wines To-Kalon Wines, the choicest pro ducts of American vineyards pure and delicious. Sherry " ISass i Gal. 80c Blackberry J Catawba a specially fine V GaL grade of this popular sweet wine 70 Cta, TO-KALON CO., Inc. 1406 F St. Phuns Main 398 Schwartz & Pelzman Removal Sale Lease and Fixtures For Sale We Will Make You a Suit or Oveieoat. To Your Measure; Val ues Up to $27.80, for. . . , 141 a THE CHANCE OF THE YEAR TO SE CURE HIGH-CLASS TAILORING AND MA TERIALS AT ABOUT HALF PRICE, PRIOR TO OUR REMOVAL TO 501 9TH ST. N. W. Schwartz &. Pelzman Reliable Tailors 505-507 Seventh Street ONLY 1 LEFT JAMESON'S MODEL HOMES $3,975 7 SOLD gBBBBBBalalllIf'aBBHOfli aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaBLftjaaaafelPiaB aaaaaWtyylHaaaaaHpiBMKVVisaW 11 TO -IT GIRARD STREET NORTHEAST 9300 CAOn Lota SO Foot Frontage ESY TERMS They're built of the beautiful llht brick with black mortar, giving a striking and exclusive effect. Each' has six large rooms and concrete .cellar, gas and electric lights, extra large attic, extra large double cement porches, hot water heat, hardwood throughout, steel construction, steel columns on front porch, double oak floors, servants' toilet in cellar, extra large laundry tubs, etc. To Inspect i Take Brookland car to North Capitol and Glrard street, then walk east, on Glrard street. THOMAS A. JAMESON Owner and Dailder. 01 NEW VORK AVE. N. W. Phone North 403 for Free Auto Service. Open and Lighted Until O F. M. " aaSBBBSBaSBaBSaBSBBBBBjaBBBBBSBaSCJBBHBBSBSDBaSaaSSBSBBB Smashing All Xmas Competitions in This Great HALF PRICE SALE OF KUPPENHEIMER OVERCOATS AND OTHER FAMOUS MAKES $12.56 Overcoats $6.25 $27.50 Overcoats $13. 7FS $15.00 Overcoats $7.50 $30.00 Overcoats $1 4 RO $lft50 Overcoats $8.25 $20.00 Overcoats $10.00 $25.00 Overcoats $12.50 $32.50 Overcoats $ 1 g25 $5.00 0 Men 8 Overcoats; eW $10 value $7 K(l B-OV8' Suit5 iDM and Overcoats XMAS SUGGESTIONS IN FURNISHINGS $1.50 Cape Kid Gloves ; . .95c 75c Belts 50c 50c Pure Siflc Hose 25c $7.50 Shaker Knit Sweaters $3.98 $4.00 Bath Robes $2.89 $6.00 Bath Robes $3.50 $2.50 Crepe Pajamas $1.15 $2.00 Automobile Gloves $1.19 $1.50 Heavy Wool JJnderwear :89c $3.50 AlKwool Sweaters $1.98 $1.50. Shirts, color guaranteed 95c $1.50 Ribbed Union Suits 89c $1.00 Flannelette Night Shirts 48c Combination Sets Attractively boxed in holiday cartons, . Very useful and ac ceptable gifts. 75c Garters and Socks. . . ,S0c 75c Belt and Card Case. . .50c $ Tie, and Socks to match SOc All goods packed in fancy gift bosca FREE OF CHARGE. r ancy Initial Handkerchiefs 1 6 in box ) 75c Umbrellas '. . 98c Silk Umbrellas $1.65 Children's All-wool Sweaters, Sizes up to 14. All Colors. $3.50 Values, Goods sent by Parcel Post to any part of U. S. free of charge. 79c i F BtEDLANPEB BBOe MBraMffiit:jj-Hfttrtffihmiuiiri1' ' ' ' i tmammmm m 1 1 naaaa . iWI &AMftdg$f(h 4Z8 Ninth Street JV.W The Avenue at Ninth The Avenue at Ninth