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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, DECE1MBER 29, 1915. GOOD MEN SCARCE FOR SERVICE ABROAD LATIN-AMERICAN BEAUTIES ATTENDING ' SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS HERE This Government May Follow Germany's Example Teaching Attaches. in PAH-AMERICANS WILL HEHR THREE JESUITS SECTION MEETINGS " Rev. Fathers Sarasolo, Gutierrez-Lanza, and GaJan to Address Scientific Congress. A feature of the Pan-American Rclen ttflb Coisxtss that his attracted much attention la the recognition given the scientific attainment of the Jesuit fathers by inviting three of their moat distinguished meteorologists to preterit papers beforn the convention. They are the Hev. Father Simon Sarasolo, 8. J., of Montscrrat College, Clenfuogos, Cuba; the Rev. Father Mariano Gutter rezLna. S, J., of the Pelen College, of Havana, end the Hev. Father Anto nio (Salon, S. J , of Woodstock Col lege. Md. Scientists declare that since the time of Galllteo, Jesuit fathers hate been among; tho leaders In all mattcis pertaining- to rnoleorolony, astronomy, and seismology. Muny theories upon which scientists bafo their work In these thtee departments woio first formulated and owe their highest development tr the rtatarches and Investigation carried on in connection with tho ubseivatorlea founded in different pans of the world by the Jesuits. In meteorology, especially as it deals with causes of climatic conditions, cy clonic storms and barometric variations, and In seismology, which has to do with earthquakes and volcanic disturbances, the Jesuit scientists are leaders In achievements and research work. Many instruments In universal use in labora tories and observatories were Invented ly Jesuits, liach Jesuit college has an observatory where Independent scien tific Investigation and research Is beinn continually carried on and much of the data on which weather reports of a world wide character are based are ob tained from Jesuit observers. The Rev, Father.Qutlerrez-Lanza. has come to Washington tn read a paper on the Cuban ctlmate. The Rev. Father Harasolo will speak on predictions as to barometric variations, and the Rev Fnther Golan will discuss climatic fluc tuations. P. 0. FOR SCIENTISTS relesates to the I'nn-Amcrlcan Scten llfl Congress and Its afl'lated forties who have hnd occasion to make use of the postal facilities provided for their convenience by Postmaster Merrltt O. Chance hae been surprised to learp that the" entire arrangements for the conduct of the office are under the charge of a woman. .Mrs. Bessie B. Mor rer. of tho Washlnirton po'stoffic. Mrs. Mercer is a specialist In postal rrrangements for conventions of all torts. Recause Washington has sf many conventions with large numbers of dele Rates, it Is frequently found ne ossary t'. establish branch postofTlces for the xclusive use of delegate, to rellove the pressure on neighboring branches. It Is. ns well, a courtesy to tho convention. These branch postal establishments are usually more complete than the average branch office, ns thev include every form of activity In which the Dostofflce department engages. On several occa sions branches of the postal savings bank .have been established at such of fices, and In all of them facilities have been orovlded for dispatching monev orders, parcel post packages, and for regltering mall. Mrs. Mercer It usually called upon to superintend the establishment and con duct of such branches. The Pan-American Congress nostofflce is located In the red parlor of the Wil lard Translators are present who can mend to the wants of English, Spanish. Portuguese, or French spenklnir patrons alike. Mrs. Mercer has complete charge, and has made herself universally popu lar among tho delegates. Recently she was in charge of the postotTIcn estab lished at the suffragist convention, and 'urlng the Grand Army encampment last fall she was in charge of the branch postoffice at Camp Emery, she has been in tho employ of the Washington post office several years. Increase Pullman Wages by $600,000 Company Announces 10 Per Cent Raise for Conductors and Porters on January 1. CHICAGO. Dae. 29. The Pullman fompany has announced an Increase of i J60O.000 a year In the wages of conduc- j tors, porters, and "certain employes In'j other branches of the service," to be- UN HUNS BRANCH come errective January l. "The lnciease," an official laid, "will affect between 8,000 and 9,000 men. It will mean w raise of 10 per cent, or $500,000 a year for conductors and por- ers. The other employes affected are scattered throughout the service. The increase has been under contemplation for some time. It took definite shape at he last .meeting of the directors, De cember 17." Testifying before, the Federal Indus trial Commission last spring. Robert 1lncoln and L. 8. Hungerford. general manager of the company, said that nages of conductors ranged between 170 and ?90 a month, while porters got from 127.60 to 135. Fisheries Bureau Ends Advertising of Tilefish Relieving the tilefish now has been established as a popular American food, the Bureau of Fisheries has ended Ha campaign to Introduce this fish through out the counUy. The bureau believes the publicity given the tilefish during the fall has served to popularize It all over the United Statea and tho demand will be such as to keep the flsh con stantly on the market. It became known today that In Us tampalgn the bureau guaranteed the rrew of the schooner Stranger 11.500 for one month's fishing. In twenty Keven days the crow landed 33.883 pounds f tilefish, which, after deducting com missions, sold tor t2.0S6.63. The bureau more than made good on its guarantee, because of the popularity of tlletfish. 27 Years For Killing Over Wife of Victim PROVIDENCE. Dee. 2J.-Peleg E. Champlin was sentenced to twenty-f-evtn years in State prison for the murder of Frederick II. Bishop in this city on November 21. lie pleaded guilty to second degree murder. Champlin and Bishop were em rlnye of the local street railway "mpanF. The shooting resulted from 'ileced attentions by Champlin to hnp'a wife. 1 I IHRHB iv .Sf "A tflSHl HI 3K hJT 3Ks"5 ijssssmHki Ill Afe' s ."? Mr JT"! II 1 1 Hb ii jjeBiSK S'?S : 3)S' ill n)kr ." "x&MBKKr ll ssssssssssssssssssssssssssH 1 1 lnMwJuHk&4MHHHiHBtu' wBesssss1sPmBBBIIsBkMIssssss rftml' a r ""1J I one of thc most bca"tiful won""n ii j Tiir OIprUTIPTP V' S ; OF SOUTH AMERICA MISS BLANCA BAVALT. of Cuba. MISS CORA AMBUOSETTE, of Argentina. SPECIAL WASS W LL BEUNGO N SUNDAY Sermon in Spanish One Feature of Services At St. Patrick's Church. At St. Patrick's Church Sund nt 11 o'clock will be held a Pan-American mass for delegates to tho gelenllfc con gress. The Plght Ilev. Charles AVarren Currier, formerly hlfhoo of Matanzns. Cuba, will preach the serrron In Span ish. The mass will be sung y tho j Rev. James a. Hmytn. The Christmas decorations, which have been so much admired, will re main In position especially for this oc caelon. The muxlc for Christmas will be repeated In Its entirety by two choirs and a strli ged orchestra. The program will be as follows- '"Introlt" (Grego rian), sanctuary cbolr; "Kyrlo"' and "Gloria"" (Haydn), mixed choir, "Giad dale" (Falsibordone), nanctuar choir; "Alleleuia" (Gregorian). sanctuary choir; "AS Rcgem Paatorum," mixed choir; "Credo." six paits iPalestrina), sanctuary choir; "Adeste Fidelcs" (No vello), both choirs and orchestra; "Sanctus," "Benedlctus,"' and "Agr.es Del" (Havdn). mixed choir. "Commun ion" (Gregorian), sanctuarj choir; "Te Deum Lauaamus," grana chorus. The congregation of the church, at the request of their pastor, Mgr. Itua sell, have offered the uBe of their pews to the delegates of the congress. There vi'l be no special tickets, thc middle aisle being for the use of tho visitors. 'I lie flivt pew In the church will he oc cupied by the ambassador of Chile, president of the congress, hut no order of precedence will be observed for other guests. Tho side aisles will be .given over to the public. Maid Inherits $85,000. PROVIDENCE. R. I . Dec. 29. Mary Smith, thlrtv-three. housemaid, haa been left J8.".0OO by her uncle. John MacDon ald, a wealthv farmer of 8ourls. Prince Edward Island. She savs Dr. Frank J. fimlth. of St. Francis Hospital, South Omaha, Neb., is her brother. "I am willing to share my fortune with him," she said- Picks Rival As Assistant. EASTON. Pa.. Dec. 29. Frank P. Mc Cluskey, district attorney-elect of North ampton countv, has announced the an polntment of Bobert E. James as his as sistant. The men were rival candidates for the nomination at the Democratic primaries. All Women Need a corrective, occasionally, to right a disordered stomach, which is the cause of so much sick headache, nervous ness and sleepless nights. Quick relief from stomach troubles is assured by promptly taking a dose or two of Beecham's Pills SreS.ft'A on the stomach. liver, kidneys and bowels, assisting Twtt? tS,e,e or8ana aJJd eeP!n them in healthy condition. levl?Tw?i!E N'9" vegetable in composition-therefore, harmless, leave no disagreeable after-effects and are not hsbH-formink. A box of Beecham's Pills in the house is a protection against the many annoying troubles caused by stomach ills, and lays the foundation For Better Health SM k"1! t2.piK.UI Vf ,u to. Wm with Ery Bo. SeM br Dnghto Throosfcaut Xhm WarU. la buw, tOe 28. AMERICAN INDIANS FROM ASIA, HE SAYS Dr. Hrdlicka Tells Americanists' Congress He Reached Con clusion After Long Study. A group of "Washington scientists, many of whom have spent a lifetime In delving Into some phase of prehis toric Indian life, addressed the Inter national Congress of Americanists, at the New National Museum today. Presiding was William If. Holme, head curator of the department of an thropology of the National Museun , and among the speakers were Cato Sells, Indian Commissioner, F. A. Hodge, in charge of tho Bureau of American Ethnology of the Smithsonian Institution; Ales Hrdlicka, curator divi sion of physical anthropology at the Museum; James Monney, ethnologist In the Museum; Dr. Charles Benedict Davenport, of the Carnegie Institution; Paul Popenoe. editor of the Journal of Heredity, in Washington, and Dr. Elslu Clews Parsons. Prof. Louis Montane of the University of Havana, waa tho only out of town speaker today. Dr. Ales Hrdlicka told the convention American Indians could only have come from Asia. Studied Transportation. Dr. Hrdlicka safd he had reached the conclusion that the American Indians must have come from AsK after study ing tjie means of transportation of pro historic men. and the characteristics of the American Indian In comparison with ethnic groups In other parts of the world. Dr Hrdlicka also pronounced in favor of the unltv of the American race. A plea for an "official dennilion of an Indian" was made by Jaincs Mooney. Evolution lr. man hi." not slowed doyn nor ceased. In the opinion of Paul Popenoe. but "in some directions It Is probably proceeding more r; idly today than ever before." Tells of Stature. Stature, according to C. B. Davenport. Is not determined by srowth factors, but thege are "Ave principal elements that oro separately Inheritable, and form combinations of which diverse statures of a hybrid family can be In major part explained." Pr. Parsons described shrines of the Zunls and the connection of sexual phe nomena with tJislr religious beliefs. F. W. llodge told what the United States. Government Aas done for a throjjiolopx and Prof. Montane spoke on "The Pre-Columbian Indians of tUe Eastern Extremity of Cubd." Title Applied to Dr. Juan B. Am brosetti, of Buenos Aires, By His Countryman. "He Is what you might call the Chnrlcs W. Kllot and Charles D. AN al cott of South America." This Introduction was used In pre senting Dr. Juan B. Ambrosettl. of Buenos Aires, to an American scholar In tho corridors of the New Wlllard Hotel yesterday And Dr. Ambrosettl bowed his acknowledgment of tho com pliment Intended. fThe South American who was doing the presenting, however. Informed the other members of the pnrtv after Dr. Ambrosettl had depart ed that while ho had the highest opin ion of tho attainments of tho president emeritus of Harvard and the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, whom he had named. South Americans who knew all three of the men would agree that he was really complimenting the two distinguished scholars of the United States when he compared them to Dr. Ambrosettl. Juan B. Ambrosettl is ope of the most distinguished scholars In the world of letters and telenco from any of tho three American, according to the dele cates tn the rresent comrress. A man of middle pge. he Is not only one of the official delegates from the Argentine government, but he Is likewise the dele- gate from three universities and thiee . scientific Institutions" and societies of i his countr.y He Is n piofesor In one or tne larger universities or Argentina, and is an nuthorlt on history, geog raphy, natural hlKtory, numlsmnt'cs, agriculture, literature, nt'turnnology. ethnology, and geology. He has been Invited to address several or the sec tlons of the conuress during thc course of the next two weeks on a varied tange of subjects. Dr. Ambrosettl's trip north will not end with the conclusion of his duties as a member of the Pan-American Scientific Congress. He expect to pay a visit to Central America on his way home, where he will make some ex tensive anthropological and nrcheologl cal Investigations. Ho Is a member of tho faculty of the College of Philosophy and Letters of the National University of Argentina, tho head of the National Museum In BiVnos Aires, a member of the facultv of the Collece of Acricul- I ture. and the University of Cordova. Body Held For Board Must Be Surrendered YONKERS. N. Y., Dec. 3 -A corpse cannot be held as security for a board bill, according to a decision rendered by City Judge Beall In the police court. John Fllo, thirty-six, who was em ployed In a carpet factory, boarded at the home of Mrs. Susannah Latxo. He died there yesterday. When his cqusln, Mrs. Susie Fllo. went to the house to claim the body, she says, Mrs, Latzo re fused to allow her to take It, saying that Fllo owed her three weeks board and also that she and Fllo were en gaged to be married. When the to women quarreled a policeman thought that Judge Beall should settle the dispute. The Judge ordered Mrs. Latzo to let the dead man's cousin take away the body. 4H-H-H"H-1-I-H- ..T,.t..Tf..T..T T-tJ Tlie New El)lii i F and Fourteenth Street James Runciman Given This Evening J3y Regents and Secretary of Smith sonian Institution. The second official tsoclal event to which all delegates and ladles of the Pan-American Scientific Congress have been Invited takes place this evening at the National Museum, when a reception will be given In honor of the congress and its affiliated nrcnnlzatlnnR hv the hoord of regents nnd the secretary of thc Smithsonian Institution. The re ception begins nt 8:30 o'clock, and ad mission to tho Museum building will be limited to persons having Invitations from the executive committee. The recepUon is a part of the pro gram for the entertainment of the visi tors, and the chief guests are to be the delegates to the congress and to the Intcmdtlonul Congress of Americanists, which Is holding Joint sessions -with Section I of tho Pan-American Con gress at the Museum building. The In vltatlons have been sent to all members of thc affiliated bodies In the city, however, and it Is expected that the affair will be one of the most brilliant of the congress. The new Museum building will be handsomely decorated for the occasion and a special musical program will be provided. The receiving line -will In clude justice white, of the Supreme Court of the United. States; Chancellor of the Institution Judge George Gray. of Wilmington, Del.. Dr. and Mrs. Alex ander Graham Bell, Senator and Mrs. William J. Stone of Missouri, Represen tative and Mrs. Ernest W. Roberts of Massachusetts; Representative and Mrs. Scott Ferries of Oklahoma; Mrs. John B. Henderson, and John B. Henderson. Jr., and the Secretary of the Institution and Mrs. Charles D. Walcott. Carranza Is Extending His Control Over Mexico Eli PASO. Tex., Dec. . Carranza through Gen. Alvaro Obregon, is dally extending his control over Mexico. Lower California and virtually all of Chihuahua nre the latest to surrender to the defacto goevrnment's rule. With the exception of west coast ter ritory held by rebellious Yaqul Indians, and several small towns held by General Villa, and his last two remaining loyal generals. Rodriguez and Medlnaveitla. Carranza today seemed to be in control of all Mexico. General Zapata, rebet leader In the south, has not been re ported for months. It developed amnesty for Rodriguez and Medlnaveitla waa withheld when the majority of their troops surrendered to General Obreiron. Sut-rnnnrfari hv nniv a corporal's guard. Villa- and the loyal pair nre in hiding In the moun tains or western Uhlhuahua. Smoking Silences Him. HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29. -J. Ho race McFarland, president of the Amer ican Civic Association, and widely known lecturer on "The City Beautiful," has a natural aversion to tobacco which he cannot conquer. When he lectures at a men's club where smoking Is per mitted the weed has to be barred for the occasion- -H-H-H-I' Have yon reserved your table for New Year's Eve? We have made preparations For the most 'elaborate celebration, and you should register for your-party AT ONCE. i Manager i OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Headquarters Staff Will Give Information About Them to Any Inquirer. Ope of the features of the Pan-American Pclentlflc Congress Is the fact that the" meetings of everv section and sub section aro open to the public, and that the force at the congress headquarters In the red parlor of the WIIIaYd will be glad to give anv Information regarding section meetings. Branches of everv section have been established In the red parlor, with secre taries to give Information respecting tho sections and the programs. Mr. Barrett' desires to emphasise the fact that the principal oblect of the congress 'Is to Rive as wide a circulation as possible to tho scholarly addresses to be presented before each seotlon. He declares that nanv neonle reaard scientinc supjects an dry and uninteresting, when, as a mutter of fact, tamo of the most start ling and thrilling narratives are con tained In the papers that the scientists havn prepared for this meeting. The social affairs that have been ar ranged for the delegates are not open to the public. They have been arranged as a courtesv to the delegates alone, to mate some return to them for their work in preparing the panera and par ticipating in the discussions. Because of Jlio large number of delegates It was found Impracticable to make tho recep tions publio affairs, and admission to them Is limited to the invitation list prepared before the opening of the con gress which cannot be revised. D. C. PLATE PRINTERS RE-ELECT J. J. DEVINY Annual Meeting Held in Typo graphical Temple A. H. Mills Vice President. In recognition of his good services dur ing the past vear. John J. Devinv has again been re-elected president of the loral Chapter, No. I. of the Plate Printers I'nlon. Other officers elected at the annual meeting In Typographical Temple last night Include: A. H. Mills, vice presi dent Charles B. Cameron, recording secretary. F 8. Mllovlch. financial scc retiirv; D. A. Fulton, treasurer; K. R. Brooks. Inspector. 8. E. Smith, 'nuide guard: C. G. Clergen. outside guard; C. B. Rout, James H. Deck. P. J Ryan, Chris Lehmkuhl, and Jesse Watt, mem ber of the executive committee: James . Kehoe. Richard Orare. and J. 1 Hai-dle. trustees; It. S. Jones. Thomas J. McQuad.;. D. M. Hassett. E. O. Wood, snrt F. J. Kenna, delegates to the Cen tral Iabor Union, and S. Edward Beach H. E. Alexander. C. T. Hmlth. C. B. Cameron, nnd Iouls Nichols, committee to revise constitution. The union re-UTIrmcd Its Indorsement of the Holder resolution adopted at the convention of the International union nt Philadelphia, which ur,es protection for plate tirlntlng as an American in dustry, and guards agnlnxt foreign encroachment. has had as much influence on Goodyear sales as the things which' Goodyear owners say about them everyday. There are hundreds of men in this city from whom you will hear higher praise of Goodyear than we would ever put into this advertising. ood; TI RES The dialects of the. Indians of the, upper Amazon ntyl a co'nplete under. .iHiiuinjf oi uic in on customs of me mountain peoples of the Andes, may b among thc requirements for the United Slates consular service If this Govern ment expects to transact buslncis In South America on the same scale ii being doner by English. German, nnd French commercial establishment, an nounced Assistant Secretary of tn. ) Treasurv Peters yesterday afternoon to the delegate attending the meeting of subsections of sections IV and IX de voted to education and commerce respectively. The German government tenrlra t attaches Bantu, and other dlalru. In order that they may transact huxlncxs In Africa, tho Assistant .Scerotan aaltl ' and there is no reason to believe that the oxlgencies of trade will not nmlto It Incumbent on this Government to follow Germany's example. Efforts of the State Department and the 'Depart ment of Commerce to And men fitted for service abroad have not met with much fueeess. so far ns language rcnulienvnl ' are concerned, he declared. Even pri vate firms find difficulty In seeurliu employes who speak more than one lan guage. Th National City Bank of New 1'ork, which has recently established some branches In South America, found It necessary to establish a languig chool. where Its employes were re quired to learn another language. Mr Peters urged better instruction In lan- fnoges In the schools 6f ail countries In he threo Americas. ' ''Remarkable and Speedy Remedy" Mr. O. E. Masters, bookkeeper for . Kwlft & Co.. at Durham, X. C. savs. "I was suffering severely from a kidney trouble and a disagreeable catarrhal af fection. Had acute pains In my head, dull pains in my back, and a sharp pain that extended from mv shoulder down through mv left side, f vas induced to try Dreco bv friends, who had heard of Its wonderful powers, and since taking the new medicine, all mv baa "symptoms have disappeared entirely. Naturally mv relief from mv former, pains has insde a new man of me, and In recom mending Dreco I am glad to state that t It is the quickest rcmdv vr brought to mv attention." It is evident that Dreco'r. fame l spreading fast. Its reputation for pow erful action and curative strength tn rases of stomach, liver, kidney, bladder nnd bowel complaints, catarrhal affec tions, nervousness, loss of appetit", sleep nnd weight. Indigestion, constipation, and ailments of a like nnture has made the new medicine n fixture wherever in troduced. Dreco is not only becoming known as the "Peerless Preparation." but the greatest of alj preparation."! as well. ?Jow on sale at nil tho O'Donnell i Drug Stores in Washington. Druggists In ncarbv towns are Invited to get in touch with the Dreco representative, care of O'Donnell's, for the agency In their towns. Advt. OTHING that we have said about Goodyear Tires JAR ON NOTICE European war demand have cawed a shortage in the world's uply of material! used in the manufacture of White Tread Tirei. The color of Goodvear Tires may ultimately be changed from White to Black. Our supply of the required materials assures the greater portion of our J916 season's output of tires being furnished with White Treads. H-I-frM-H-H' I ! H-i-H-K-i-H-i-! i-H