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JEFFRIES MAY
BE
REFEREE OF BIG
Tex Rfokard Will Offer job to
His Friend, the Former
World's Champion.
MUST ASK COMMISSION
Promoter Says Interost Is In
creasing In Bout and He Has
Big Orders for Seats.
Moran Highest Paid
Challenger for Title
rapke cot $1,600 to fight Kotchol.
who received $9,600.
Wolirast got t2,500 to fight Nelson.
who received $14,000.
Wlllard got nothlnp to Hght John-
on, who received $30,000. Wlllard
left Havana owlnff $10,175.
Johnson sot $5,000 to fight Burns.
who "received $20,000.
Jeflrlra koI $2,500 to light Fitz, who
received $10,000.
Kid Williams jot $1,000 to light
Coulon, and save Coulon $1,000.
Itltchle got $3,000 to fight wtlgast,
who received $15,000.
Welsh got nothing to flght Ritchie,
who rccplvsd $23,000.
Flz got $1,000 to fight Jack Dempaey
for middleweight title.
NEW YORK, Kcb. T.-Jamos J. Jef
fries, former world's champion heuvy
w eight, will be asked to referee the tcn
( 'round battle between Jess Wlllard and
Frank Moran, which Is scheduled to be
held "somewhere" In this city on March
IT. Tex Rickard, who Is promoting tho
uffnlr, will offer Jeff the job.
Itlckard and Jeffries are great friends.
They have kept up a correspondence
ever slnco the fight between Jeffries and
Jack Johnson, which was promoted and
icferecd by itlckard.
In casf Jeffries accepts Tcx'a offer,
application will bo made to tho State
athletic coirmilsalon fbr a referee's
license for Jeffries. Whether tho com
mission will grant .this license Is prob
lemailrtil, but If precedent Is followed
there may be some difficulties placed In
the way of .Tcff'B appointment.
However. thH will rest entirely- with
the commission, which has discretion
ary powers in the matter.
I think that Jeffries as referee will
help tho match along," declared Rick
ard at tho Waldorf-Astoria, where he
is staying. "I Intend to Invito Jeffries
to see the bout as my guost, anyway.
M
YORK
HP
1 "Xhcr.c .appears t'o be great Interest
1 . liTine c&nlnVcontcflt." added Rick
ard. "Already I have received, oraera
for fifty seats from men In Chicago,
and I 'have an order for two tickets
fiom a. man In Little Rock, Ark. In
no case does any one ask what the
price will be. but all want to know
uhcio they can mall checks. This
shows that the price will not Tie the
most Important consideration with th
fans.
"Dave Lewlnsohn Informs mo that
he has already made arrangements for
h special train to carry fans .from
Chicago, and adds that he may re
quire two or even three specials, to
tay nothing of those who will come
In the regular way from the Wlnly
City.
"1 see that some of the newspapers
have alluded to tho fight as a gamble
and to mo as a gambler," continued
Rickard. "This Is not a gamble and
I m not a gambler. It is strictly a
business proposition. And those who
come to see it will not be paying ex
orbitant prices. When one goes to
see Gaby Deslys or some opera singer
lie pays anywhere from $2 to $C. Say
Gaby gets $2,000 a week. Well, I'm
paying many times that amount for
my show, and the prices In compari
son will bo extremely low. I haven't
made up my mind Just where I'll hold
tho fight, but -one thing Is certain
it will not be In the open. I'm not
gambler enough to gamble on the
weather.
"I expect Tom Jones here Tuesday
and then I'll give out all the details
of tho match. Until then I will be
unable to do ho."
A report from Los Angeles says that
Jeffries has been 111 for three weeks
and Is just convalescing, lie will not
be out for two weeks. However, the
WIMard-Moran fight Is more than five
works off, anil Jeff would have plonty
of time to get Into condition to refetec
tne battle.
The possibilities of Madison Square
CitkrAmn hlnr? tlftrl fni flin nrAnrtimr
heavyweight combat hotween Jess W1I-1
lard and Frank Moran arts as remoto
now a bfpr nesotlutlons were opened
by "Tex" Rickard with "Jlmmv" John
ston, comrasnder-ln-rhlcf of the Gar
den fighting arena Illn.artl and lohn
ston mot yesterdaj und Rickard ro
nrred his offer of M.OOO for the uee of
Ihe place, but Joltnsu.n demurred and
risked for more tlmo to think It over.
There will be another meeting between '
th rival promoters today. In which
"Tom" Jones, manager or W"ard. la i
xpeoted to participate. Jones ,d due In '
New York this morninr from CT.lcagj
to complete arrangements ror ne nght ,
and to altrn blndlhr articles, as well as
to put up his forfeit or ix.aoo for the ap
pearance of tho champion
Rickard Intimated lust night that tl-e.
meeting today between himself and
Johnston would bo the last In this re
spect He lays that If tho Madison
Square Garden promoters do not earn
to take M.OOO forit one-jilcht lease of
the bulldlnjr-h will look elsewhere He
assert that ho has threa places be
sides Ui a Garden in view for tho stag
ing of tho fight One place ho thinks
highly of, hut says there will have to
be some remodelling done, which would
not bo neceBfary It tho Garden was ob
tained. "Tho flght will be held In Now York,
rognrdless of our getting or not getting
the Garden. ' said Rickard, "We havo
guaranteed a lot of money that we
would stage this fwht and you can
gatnbl6 It will ba held."
Butler Will Enter
Jockey Club Fold
NEW YORK, Feb. 7. It was rumored
yesterday that James Butler, prominent
turfman, owner of tho Kmplro City
racetrack, and winning owner of two
yer.old In 19H, would soon be elected
a member of the Jockey Club. Ho will
fill the vacancy left by the death of
Herman B. Duryea.
Among tho famous two-year-olds
brought out under the Rutler colors
have been Pebbles and Comely, both of
whlrb -were scn.'atlons upon the East
6ji backs.
MEETS CARROLL DONNELLY
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Flwf ,HUUs 'mtjmGF Sir X. i Xlt 4&i&.r k
. vs-- v' iR.
JESSE
Who will try to "Knock-off"
CARROLL DONNELLY
Odds Favor Visitor Who Is
Meeting Washington Boy oh
Skates.
Jesse Carey, who Is known through
out this country as being one of tho
fastest men on skates arrived In thin
city today ready for his scries of races
with Carroll Donnelly, which Is to bo
held at tho Central Coliseum, Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week.
After taking a practice spin over the
course last night no did not hesitate to
say that It was ouo of the fastest
courses he had traveled over; ho mado
his trial spin In thrco minutes flat.
Donnelly then took the floor and made
hla mile In three minutes and three
seconds, and from Hie showing of thta
pair last night tho public will sco ono
of the most cxcltlnc races over nulled
s mJA-&sJusEmSk
CAREY PRIMED OR
off in this city, when they come to- just an quickly as I can."
gether tonight. I Herman, who is a rugged Italian lad.
Although the odds favor Carey, Don- H Just" as confident of upsetting Will
nelly is conlldent that, he can grab off ' lam. "The last time I fought him."
tho event tonight. It is evident that .said Herman todav. "I was surprised to
neither one nf the nair has lilt tho
toboggan yet, and it Is hard to tell just
which one will be returned the winner.
Among the crarKs that Carey mot ana
defeated aro jock jvoouworui, tno
Washington skater; Harley Davidson. .
rrou iyi-cn, nuimiu v,w u, , L i
worm b I'liaiiiiinni jifiiiB ujiiMiuiiuci,
Joe Lowery, and Jack Fotch, and many
others.
YALE STARS STILL
UNDER ATHLETIC BAN
Will Not Remove Restrictions
Now Hanging Over Old Eli's
Candidates.
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Feb. 7. Tt was
reported today on the Yale campus
that the executive committee would
hand down a decision tomorrow In
the oases of the five disqualified ath
letes, and that It would refuse to re
instate them.
Tho executive committee, consist
ing of Messrs. Corwln, Day, and Hob
son, was yesterday given final au
thority by the university corporation
to take, final action In the cases' of
the disqualified baseball players. L,e
gore, Pumpelly, Baston, Rhett, anl
Mllburn.
Although tho committee refused last
Pitt
t to bo Interviewed they voted last
to disqualify the players, and still
hftllevn thut thev have no rlcht to
declare them eligible.
Bowling Tonight.
. -, . ,
Georgetown Commercial
Cavanaugh & 'Kcndrlck vs.
League
C. and C.
SuddIy.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
League notaries vs. Printers.
Masonic League Acacia vs. La Fay
ette. Trnnt ClntA vfl. VnHnnut-
Southern Railway Clerks' League
Managers vs. Law. Auditors vs. Book
keepers, Tlo and Tlmber vs. Treasurers.
Mt Pleasant League Columblaa vs.
Arcade Stars.
Phi mii Sigma League Chi 1 vs. Chi 2.
Northeastern League Roscdales vs.
I'nlon Printers.
Odd Follows' League Columblas vs.
Washington.
Fourteenth Street League Columbia
vs. Patent Office.
Westminster League Whites vi.
Blues. Reds vs. Greens.
Capital City League Norris PteM
vs. Jewels.
Bankers' League American Security
and Trust vs. Metropolitan.
Knights of Columbus League Green
Sox vs. Columbia. '
Terminal Railroad Y. M. C. A. League
Southern vs. Coach Yard.
Arcade League Nationals vs. Mt
Pleasants.
National Capital League Columbians
vs. Nationals.
District League Shermans vs. Wes
tons. Commercial League Washington Gas
Company vs. Evening star. ,
Departmental league Auditors) vs.
Commerce.
flouthoast League Oaklands Vs. Model
Lunch.
Agricultural Interurban League
States Relations vs Accounts.
Marine Corns League Canacao vs.
THE WASHINGTON
CAREY,
Washington's skatlrtpr celebrity.
TO DEFEAT
Bantamweight Champion Con
fident He Will Be Victor at
New Orleans.
NKW ORLEANS', Feb. 7.-Kld Will
lams, the bantamweight champion,
reigns a slight favorlto to win tonight's
biz twenty-round clash with Kid Her
man, of this cltv. at Domlnlck Tor
torlch's new Louisiana auditorium. They
will weigh in at lis pounds, and the wise
ones believe this will nrove of advan
tage to Williams. The odds are 6-to-4.
with prospects of lengthening before
night
"I will score the first victory In the
new arena." said Williams today. "I
ha.v trained faithfully for Herman, and
nver felt better In mv life. I mean to
gn at him hammer and tones and win
find that I could land on him whenever
I wanted to. I had Imagined him a
tout'her bov. He didn't seem to bother
me mucn. either. I think that I could
have won that bout If I had started
sooner. But I was afraid he would pull
l"om0 incK on me Tonight, however,
I'm Coin? out to win In olirvrt nrHsi-
Ulltv Rocan. the Philadelphia sporting
wrltei. Is the third man In the ring.
IE. WHITE ELECTED,
Other Officers Are Named for
Coming Year in Athletic
Club.
At the annual election of officers of
the Mohawk Athletic Club. J. B. White
was elected president for the coming
year. Robert Mulhall. well known In
local sporting circles, was chosen vice
president. Martin Murphy was named
as secretary, while Percv Field was re
elected to serve as treasurer
Tho annual reports read hv Uoth tho
treasurer and secretary showed that the
club was ahead financially and the large
meinbrrshln Increase speaks well for the
proricss the southeast clubmen have
made during the past vear.
r n. McClure. who handled the Em
erald Athletle Club, champions of the
Central league two vears ago. was ap
pointod manager of this 1918 nine Me.
L'l'I?-Ja8i .5ea5Pn Wtt? tho assistant
"'"""Ber oi ine n ureal! team ana Helped
Manager Williams to nut over a con
tender ror the Plato Printers. In the
Government Learue.
A committee, was appointed to co
operate with Manager McClure In mak
ing a decision whether to enter the team
In one of the local amateur leajrues or
to plav Independent baseball. This com
mittee Is made uo of former Captain
LanKon. Claude Cyrer. and John A.
Dugan.
Managers Were nlan annnli.l.rl In II....
branches of sport. Robort Mulhall was
named to manage tho 1010 football team
and the basketball quint for next sea
son, while Robert Schofleld was elected
to pilot tho track team.
Jimmy Sheckard After -
Franchise for Reading
RBADfNG. Pa., Feb. 7. It Is ex
pected that the Albany franchlso of
tho New York State Leasrua wilt h
shortly transferred to this city. Jimmy
Sheckard, former Dodger and Cub out
fielder. Is endeavoring to close tho
nlt i"A..PrC8lden.t Winchester of the
Capital City team has valued his club
franchlso and players at 12,000.
. Tnli...,', n,orc money than Sheckard
is willing to pay. but It Is believed
that Winchester will como down In his
demands. Harrlsburg. wilkesbarre, and
Scranton look with favor on Reading
being admitted to tho league, and aro
"bringing pressure to bear to secure
a reduction In the original figures.
Turner to Wrestle.
Joe Turner will meet Louis tferaga.
the loral hcavyweU-ht. at the IJIJou to
morrow night Not slnco thr Peck
benefit, held last April, has Turner been
pn the mat In this cltv. and as his fol
lowing here Is Isrse. the blggerl crowd
In ihe history of the sport will pack the
houst.
rrr
WILLAMS D
HERMAN
HI
TIMES, MONDAY; FEBRUARY 7i 1916.
I1H PISE SOUNDED
FOR NATION'S CAPITAL
Waltor S. Ufford Says Washing,
ton Is Becoming Best City
to Live In.
.Washington Is making rapid strides
not only toward being the most beau
tiful city In the world, but toward being
tho best city to llvo In, according to
Walter S. Ufford. secretary of tho As
sociated Charities and president of the
Monday Evening Club, who addressed
tne congrogauon oi me unurcn oi mo
Reformation last evening.
"Tho Work of tho Associated Chari
ties" was Mr. Uftprd's subject. He Il
lustrated his talk with lantern slides
showing tho conditions tho organisation
is trying 10 comDai.
Mr. -Ufford showed tho progress of tha
city toward better living conditions by
contrasting conditions In 1895 with those
of today. Then there was no compul
sory education nor child labor lav
There was no organized flght agatnst
tuberculosis. Thousands of dollars wore
oxpended In Indiscriminate charity and
ho. showed how this expenditure Is su
pervised today. Then thoro was no
Juvenile Court.
Some of the nfcoda of Washington at
the present day. outlined by Mr. Ufford.
arc more school attendance officers
(there are but threo now for 68,000 chil
dren), additional child labor restriction,
lovioiuu oi mo juvenne uoun laws.
Tho lecture was one of a sorlos which
will include the various agencies of tho
city, such as the Fire and Police De
partments, the institutional activities,
tho churches and the schools.
Brookland Brotherhood
To Hear W. H. Whltaker
. H. Whltnker, superintendent of
the District workhouse at Occoquan,
will talk on "Modern Methods of Han
dling Defectives and Criminals" In Lord
Memorial Hall. Twelfth and Newton
iwi'is nortneast, ucroro the Brookland
Brotherhood tomorrow nlnht.
The Postofllco orchestra will play,
and there will be vocal numbers. This
win do taaies' nunc
Dr. George H. Schwinn
To Be Buried Tomorrow
Funeral services for Dr, George
Hamilton Schwinn, flrst assistant
physician at the Government Hospi
tal Tor the Insane, who died yester
day, will be hed at tho hospital to
morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Interment in Rock Creek Cemetery.
Endicott to Captain
Swarfhmore Eleven
SWAnTHMORE, Pa.. Feb. 7.-PUl D.
Endicott was unanimously elected cap
tain, of the Swarthmore IBIS football
team today at the annual banquet given
to the players by Dr. Edward Martin,
a former Swarthmore student, now head
of the university hospital,
Endicott. whose homo Is In Atlantlo
City, came to Swarthmore from Peddle
Institute, where he played football for
four years, being captain of Peddle's
famous 1912 team, every member of
which has since starred on varsity elev
ens. At Swarthmore Endicott has been
a regular on the flrst team for threa
years as right tackle. He has gained a
reputation. He Is twenty-two years
old. weight 200 pounds, is 6 feet 1 Inch
In height, and Is a lunlor In the arts
departmtnt of tho college.
American Association
Plans 154 Game Play
LOUISVILLE. Feb. 7 -A tentative
schedule of 1M games for the American
Association season of 19K was adopted
at a meeting here today of the sched
ule committee of that body, composed
of M. E. Cantillon. of Minneapolis: E.
H. Schoenburn. of Columbus, and O.
H. Wathen, of Louisville.
April 19 was selected as tfie date for
opening the season. The four Western
teams Minneapolis. Milwaukee. St
Paul and Kansas City will open the
season away from home. No other de
tails of he schedule were given out by
the committee because of the necessity
for submitting It for approval to a
league meeting to be held on February
SC at Columbus.
Toledo Club Awarded
Central Golf Tourney
INDIANAPOLIS. Feb. 7.-Th Inver
ness Country Club, of Toledo, was
awarded tho 1316 tournament of the
Central Golf Association at the annual
meeting here. The tournament will be
held from July 10 to 13, Inclusive. Tho
Loulnsvllto Country Club was thu only
other contender for the tourney. '
S. P. Jermaln, of Toledo, was elected
president of the association: Arthur J.
Hood, of Detroit, was named vice presi
dent, and R. C. Crocker, of Toledo, sto-retary-treasurer.
Joint Church Meeting.
A Joint meeting of the congregations
of Foundry, Calvary. Towa Avenue, and
Chevy Chase. Methodist churches will be
held In Foundry M. B. CTiurch Wednes
day evening at 3 o'clock; The Rev. Dr.
C. H. Richardson, of Baltimore, and
several laymen will speak.
Church Men's Rally.
The thirty-third anniversary oil the
organisation of the Men Cluh of
Epiphany chapel, will be observed to
morrow evening with a rally for men.
There will be addresses and a musical
program.
K. of C. Arrange Ball.
Washington general assembly, Knlghta
of Columbus, will give Its annual ball on
Thursday evening at Rauscher's. The
Knights and their friends will be the
guests of tne rourxn oegree mempers.
DANCING
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All dsnets. Class. tOc. Private ny h'aur.
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Thurs.. Sat, C0c; ladles free, private leseons
any hour SOci all daneee taught, latest meth
od: fine bsllroom for rent. . Ph. w. 11.
MIIB. COBB. 100 KYE ST. N. W.
Phone Mln 212. Lcson In d.y or evening.
Assembly Dsnces Every Monday Ereninr
!
Mn. AND MRS. HARTLEY, formerly MIS3
COULTHR. 12 10th it. N. W. i all dancing
taught: private leseone. 75c. Fhooe N. 1114.
MISS CHAPPELEAR, '
1112 QTJE 8T. N. W.
phone Nonra tin
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mikLCn O ji, W2. Cp-to-tiie-MlnuW
Dadoes. Saturday eMttlBg clus now formic.
THE RED CIRCLE
, By ALBERT PAYSOtf TERHUNE.
Author of "Th Fighter," "Caleb Conorsr," "ByHs, From tha Baddl K
NOTsliMd from tho Paths Photo Play o4he Same Nam by Will M. Rltohty.
'Copyright. uu by Albsrt Parson Terhunt.)
(Synppsls of Preceding Chapter.)
June Tral, rlfhur of wronss, with
methods contrary to law, Is cursed wlh
the "Hed Clrclt." Dctectlta Lainar, In
lovs with June. mets "flmlllrts" Bam, a
fusltlve from Juitlcs, and endeavors to
arrtt him,
- INSTALLMENT IX.
"Dodging the Lair."
THE beachcomber was shuffling
along the sands, like some fur
tively uncouth night animal. He
was a forlorn spectacle un
shaven, 111 clad. For a week now ho
hod dwelt In a tumble-down shack at
the far end of Surfton beach a- two
room hovel, deserted long ago by the
coast guards and lit only for outcasts.
There could bo no doubt that the
beachcomber was an outcast. He spent
his days hidden In the shack. Only aft
er dark did he venture forth In search
of food or firewood. Tho few people
who had seen hlmtm these night prowls
thought him a mere tramp, and nick
named him "Mike."
This evening Mike was scouring tho
shore for driftwood. Ho had gathered
an armful of It and was crossing the
beach toward the base of the cliff,
where lay a bit of wreckage that the
mobnlljiht had just revealed to him.
He had nearly reached the cliff base
when a blaok cloud momentarily blot
ted out the moon, making the beach
suddenly dark. Mike looked up Impa
tiently to learn the cause of the dark
ness. Even as he looked, the cloud passed
on. and the moonlight burst forth, as
vividly elear as before. But before he
could lower his eyes and continue his
search for the elusive bit of driftwood.
Mike's gaze was caught and gripped by
something that swayed and reeled ec
centrically on the verge of tho cliff,
far above him.
He looked more closolv. There, sil
houetted against the brightness of the
midnight skv, he could make out two
close-locked bodies, fighting for very life
on the cliff edge battling as wild beasts
battle so maddened by the blood lust
as to be heedless of their peril. A mis
step on that perilous vergo must send
one or both of the combatants crushing
over tne brink.
Mike stared upward, spellbound.
Then he shouted. Tho night wind car
ried away his cry of warning. Gal
vanized Into feverish activity, he cast
aside his carefully boarded armful of
wood ana ran to the base of the cliff.
Tho lower part of the cliff was
bowlder strewn and honeycombed with
caverns and holes. Above these was n
tortuous path, up along the sheer edge
of the precipice a oath that a light and
active man might possibly climb.
Forgetful of his own safety. Mike be
gan to swarm un this steep trail, to
ward the aumlt. No longer could he see
the fighters. But. as he neared the
crest he could hear their hoarse breath
ing, the stamping and scuffling of their
reet. tne naiistorm or pehbles that thev
dislodged and sent rattling down the
siue or me cJirr.
Max Lamar was yielding. Inch by Inch,
to tho fearful pressure of his foe. With
every ounce of his 240 pounds, and with
every atom of his mighty strength.
"Smiling Sam" Eagan was striving to
drag Lamar to the cliff brink and hurl
him over.
Max realized his enemy's Intent, and
fought like a wildcat to overcome the
terrible handicap of weight He
writhed and struggled In vain to stay
that Irresistible pressure. Nearer and
nearer to the verge his antagonist
tugged him. All wrestling tricks were
futile against tho lowbullt and com
pact mountain of muscular weight.
Other tactics were necessary and must
be put to use. right quickly If Lainar
were to escape with his life.
The crime specialist wrenchod one
arm free and struck. His lett fist bat
tered thuddlnglv against the sweat
ing flesh of Eagan's upturned face.
His blows were delivered with all tho
skill of a trained boxer. But his
arm was too cramped and the distance
too short for him to deliver them with
anything like full force.
Eagan shifted his hold, so as to pinion
tho flercely driven left arm. and twisted
his broad face to one side to evade the
shower of blows.
The maneuver enabled Max to tear
freo his right arm. Bracing himself, he
threw every atom of hla weight and
has waning strength into a short-arm
uppercut His fist caught Sam at the
point of the jaw.
Eagan's mighty arms relaxed their
hold under the Impaot of the blow. His
head jerked back. A quiver ran through
his mountainous bodv.
Before he could brace himself, Lamar
struck again. Eagan reeled backward,
dizzy, and all but helpless. With boxer's
Intuition, Max knew a third blow would
end tho flght He braced his feet to de
liver It. throwing his right foot several
Inches behind the left
The right foot did not touch ground.
Instead, It swung out Into space. For
Lamar was on the very edge of the
precipice. Understanding his peril, he
Hung himself forward.
The movement caused a eavc-ln of tho
crumbling verge, beneath his right foot.
He threw out his arms to save himself.
But It was too late to recover his bal
ance. Over the edge his body" crashed.
Over, the edge and out of sight his
hands clawing vainly at the precipice
side for some obstacle to break or check
bis fall.
Sam, his brain clearing from the jar
of the two Jaw-blows, lurched forward
to peer down at his vanished foe. But
at the first uncertain step, he paused.
wver mo siae or me chit, some ten
feet bevond. anneared the henl on
shoulders of a man. A moment later tho
lean ooay or juiko scrambled to Its feet
on me summit.
Panting and exhausted from his steep
climb, the beachcomber moved forward
uncertainly. Bam. seeing him approach,
fancied the whole man hunt was upon
him, and that a dozen or more pur
suers might bo at hand. Ha snarled
like a wild .beast cofnered. With ono
smash of his beefy fist he knocked tho
panting beachcomber half senseless
to the ground: then made off at top
speed along the summit of the bluff,
running with awkward swiftness to
ward the nearest r-P In tho rocks;
never once looking back nor slacken
ing his flight until he had rounded a
EXCURSIONS
FLORIDA TOUR
Personally Conducted
From Baltimore, Friday, Feb. 18th, 7
p. M. 8-day trip. Including necessary
expenses, $60. Meals and room on
steamer, hotels, auto-trlps, etc. Grand
opportunity to visit "Land of Sun
shine and Flowers." Regular ballings
to Savannah and Jacksonville every
Tuesday and Friday. Send for Itiner
ary and particulars.
BIUnCUANTS A MINERS TRANS. CO.
W. P. Turner, G. P. A., Dnlto., Md.
Consult any ticket or tourist ncent.
OLD POINT COMFORT,
NORFOLK, VA.
SOUTHERN WINTER RESORTS
Special Tours To famous Hotel
Chamberlln
Dally Service Modern Ntrcl Steamers
City Ticket Office, 7S1 lBtn St. nf. W.
(Wovlerd Dulldlng)
NORFOLK A WASHINGTON
STEAMBOAT CO.
corner and gained the safety of n pile
Of distant buwlders.
Tho beachcomber crawled dazedly to
his foot and looked arourfd him. From
below ho hod seen two men battling
hero. Yet, when Mo had arrived at the
crest only ono man had been visible.
And that one man was gone.
Au Mlko still blinked uncertainly
about him, ho heard a, muffled cry that
seemed to como from the ground be
neath his feet. Ho jumped to ono side,
lh superstitious dread.
"Who's-who's there?" he mumbled.
The cry was repeated fainter, mom
feebly. And with It camo the sound of
nattering pobblcs. Mike's fear vanish
ed. Ha located tho voice now. Lying
at full length, he peered down over
the edge of tho precipice.
Six feet below him, and hanging over
a sheer three-hundred foot drop, clung
n man a mail who hnil broken his fall
by seizing an outcropping Jut of stono.
To the stono tho unfortunato Lamar
was clinging with both hands. His
body swung helpless below It. His grip
on the stone was already fatting. Once
or twice. It seemed gone. But with cat.
like agility he woutd ever renew his pre
carious noid.
"He can't hang on there more than a
few seconds longer," muttered tho
beachcomber, noting the Increasing
weakness of the suspended body.
Mme, Theumalan. wife of the only
Christian member of tho Turkish Parlia
ment, told of her plan for establishing
peace tnrougn co-operation or the neu
tral nations.
Mrs. Wesley M, Stoner, president of
ine nate uoraon unaoter. presided.
"Here, you I" ho howled. "Stick tight!
I'm going to help you, if I can."
At tho voice, Lamar tightened his slip
ping grasp and looked upward. Above
he saw the unshaven face of tho tramp,
glaring, wild-eyed down at him.
Tho beachcomber was stretching one
arm downward. But ho could not reach
Lamar by nearly a yard.
Can you hang on while I run for a
rope and someone to help me pull you
up?" he called.
Lamar did not answer. He had no
strength to squander on words. He
needed every fraction of his ebbing
power to maintain his slippery hold for
even a minute longer. Tho beachcom
ber understood. And he wasted no
time. An inspiration camo to him.
lip drew back from the edge, yanked
off his ragged coat, twisted it, pewis.
and. tied on0 end firmly around his thin
waist. Ho wound both his spindling legs
arounn an upcropplng rock near the
edge, and once more leaned over.
Jne collar of tho coat brushed
against Lamar's face. Max seized It.
The weight nearly tore the tramp
loose from his impromptu anchorage.
Hut ho set hla teeth and hauled up
fi.v. Mnx- dK"lng his toes In tho
clinelde. used up every atom or his re
maining strength, in helping himself
upward.
After what seemed a century of
agonized effort, he rolled over the edge
2" to th.e. crlsp srtLSa ot the summit.
There, side by side, he and his res
sucr loy, for a space panting: speecn
less; too weary for words or for move
ment. Present!, Lamar muttered, half
aioud, an 7!d quotation which, uncon
sciously, he had been repeating over
and over, to himself, as he had clung
Iferoism means holding one moment
longer! "
(Continued Tomorrow.)
Y. M. C. A. Boys Booked
For Two Games in Gym
Two games of basketball thf.t should
prove unusually attractive are sched
uled In the Sunday School League to
night at tho Boys' Department of the
T. M. C. A., starting at 7:30:
Christ Lutheran, the leader, with eight
wins And two defeats, will pley Peck
Chapel, and Epiphany and McKcndree
will battle. The last three named are
tied for second place, with seven vic
tories and three losses. Here Is the
complete standing:
. . . . Won. Lost Pet
(.nrist l.utneran s
Epiphany 7
Peek Chapel 7
McKendreo 7
Keller !l
2 .800
S .700
3 .TOO
2 .700
! .600
7 .S00
I .200
9 .100
iMt. Pleasant 3
Covenant 1
Fourth Presbyterian.... 1
Notre Dame Students
Burn Up Street Car
SOUTH BEND. Ind., Feb. 7-Wholesale
expulsions are expected to follow
the Investigation begun today by tho
authorities of Notre Dame University
and South Bond Into the burning of a
street car by students last night
The rioting followed a scries of at
tacks on street cars by students after
several of their number had been ex
pelled for smoking.
The students first smashed everything
breakable and then fired the car. It was
half a mile outside the city limits, and
was a smouldering mass when the flro
department arrived. , ,
AMUSEMENTS
BELASCO OToToo8
DIRECT FROM BIX MONTHS' RUN AT
TUB NEW TORK WINTER OARDEN.
A WORLD OF PLEASURE
With CLTFTOX OnAWFORD. CON
ROY and LB MAIRE, and Company
of 12S.
rOfPI.AIl MATS. I1I58T SEATS.
WFD. A5D Fm. tl.OO.
nKOUI.AIl 3IATINISB SATURDAY.
TONIGHT
8:15
25
50
75
MATS, bally Excapt Mondays. t,c-
"THE HOUSE OP A 1,0011
CANDLES"
With . II. Van Duren.
Next Week "Old Heidelberg;."
J
B. F. KEITH'S
WHERE THE NATION'S GREATEST
IiAUUH AT VAUDEVILLE."
Tnicc. Dally. Mat., ZSc. Kt tia to 1.
MRS.LANGTRY J Ahe & CO.
In the Comedy "Ashes."
JULIAN ROIB "Abe 1'otash"
Norton & Lee. Nan llalperln. "Old
Homreteid" Double Quartet Four Mo
yakoa. Lucy Olllett. -Daniels & Conrad.
Etc.
wSWEBER&flELDSKy
Feb. 21 Week LILLIAN Rl'SSELL-Or-der
Now.
LOEWS COLUMBIA
Continuous. 10.30 A. M to II V M
Monda). Tuesday, Wednesday,
pen. 7. r, 9.
ANNA HELD
IN
Madame La Presfdente
Turns mi. tT
John nnrrjmorr In .rnrly a King"
Morning, Afternoon, 10. lie, .Sight, 10, It, Uo.
It
mi ii a
LI
E PEACE
Wars Will-Come Until They Par
ticipate In Nations' Coun
cils, Miss Clay Asserts.
That there novcr will be a lasting
ncaco until the women ot the world are
given a volco In tho councils of the
nations, was asserted by Miss Laura
Clay, of Kentucky. the-nrlnclpal speaker
at a meeting of tho Kato Gordon Chap
ter of the Southern States Woman Suf
f rago Conference, at the New Ebbltt vos
terdav afternoon. Since the power to
make war rests in Congress, said Miss
Clay, women should participate in se
lecting tho men who make up the
Congress.
Miss Clay compared the United States
with Turkey, where, she said, all mon
were rulers and the women subjects,
and stated that even foreigners almost
Immediately upon their arrival here are
given tho right to help rule American
women.
Walter Rathbone Heads
Ex-High School Cadets
Walter C. Rathbone was elected
president of the Ex-High School
Cadets at a meeting at which tho or
ganization waB perfected yesterday
The meeting was attended by thirty
members of the new body. Mr. Rath
bone Is a former captain of cadets
of Business Hlh School. Other of
ficers chosen include: David Bornet,
flrst vico president; W. C. Clarke,
second vice president, Frank Marks,
third vice president, G. Harvey,
ttcasurer, and J. B. Jones, soeretao
An executive ronimittco composed of
Frederick M. Pelzman, Dr. Ivan A.
J'elsman. Arthur Carr, and G, A.
Green, was also chosen at the meet
ing'. Mrs. Mabel H. Chandlee
Is Victim of Poison
Mrs. Maljel Hurst Chandlee, wife of
Harry Chandlee, formerly a patent at
torney. Is at Columbia 73ospital suffer
ing from the effects of bichloride of
mercury nolson.-
Mrs. Chandlee, tho police have
learned, called nn ambulance to the
Tiellevue Hotel, Fifteenth find I streets
northwest, whero sho has befen stopping,
about 1 o'clock this moenlng.
Her nusband. who forthe .last yenr
has been In Philadelphia .tengaKod In
scenario wTitlnp. has recently suffered a
nervous- breakdown. jf
- " "" " -
St. Andrew's Society
Holds Annual Banquet
In an atmosphere made Gaelic by
the presence of the pibroch, the royal
enslgr nof Scotland. Scotch thistles,
real white heather from the high
lands of tho old country, 100 members
of St. Andrew's Socleyt ,of Washing
ton participated In- the annual ban
3uet Saturday night at the Wlllard. Ad
resses were made by Senator Chil
ton. Congressman Ktncheloe, and
Heflln, and the Kev. W. R. Wedder
spoon and Dr Lewellyn Powell
Hebrews' Relief Dance
Arrangements Completed
Plans for a novelty dance,wlth unique
favors at Itauscher's March 14 for the)
benefit of tho central Jewish relief fund
have been completed by a committee
headed btf Pecy I. Schwarz. The mem
bers of the committee will have the
nunnart of many of the leading He
brews of tho city In their effort to make
tho affair a success. Others who are
members of tho committee on arrange
ments for the affair are Maurice Rosea
and Mis Hortonse Hano.
AMUSEMENTS
NATIONAL MweiTJt.
The Bright and Tuneful Coinio Opera.
THE MASKED
MODEL
Book by Harry n. and Robert B Smith.
Music by Carl Woess.
00 In Company Orchestra of 30.
Next Week Matinees Wednesday and Batur-
amy. peaii rnuriosy.
COHAN AND HARRIS Preeent
The Dramatic Kcnatlon of the Century.
' ON TRIAL
With tho New York Cunt und Production.
Monds Night Henetlt Chlldrvn'e Hotpltal.
FOURTH CONCKIIT.
PHILADELPHIA
0R0HESTRA
LEOPOLD STOKOWBKI
Tomorrow
4:30
Conductor.
Soloist, FLORENCE: IIINKLB. Soprano
TioUctH-w.no, na.oo. mso. tu.oo, 7De.
T. ARTHUR Vto ITU. 130 a St.
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T Lotn HOMER
Tickets-!. t, . tte. T. Arthur Pnilth.
MMB.
GADSKI
Wagner
Program
CLARENCE
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