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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 101G.
' if Hll ' -- N. Y, POLICE AREVfCTIMSOF S Commissioner Woods Wanted to Test Efficiency Rookies Not Oeteoted in Test. NEW YoniC. Fob. 7. The Bubway Is till In operation today and the cruiser Wnahlnrton Is safe nt her dock, despite wild reports Qf more bomb plots and the hurrrln of extra police to subway en trances and bridges spannlnc the East river yesterday. Two explanations were advanced to day for the extra police placed on duty at the subway entrances. Ono was that II persons carrying packages were stopped In an effort to round up sus pected pickpockets and other criminals. There was really no bomb and no real scare at all only a tibrt of hare and hounds chaso devised by Commissioner Woods to test tho sleuthing- ability of his force. Fail In the Test. And that test ordered by Commis sioner Woods In confidential coropera tton with a few of his deputies foiled, according to Information gtvon out by one of the men who was on the Inside. Somewhere In the miles of subway construction that riddjc the foundations of New York ami Brooklyn wero six rough-looking persons with as many suspicious bundles Saturday night. They had been "planted" there with a roving commission by tho nead of tho police department. From the bomblike packages carried by these police "rookies" for such they were pieces of wire peeped out. To demonstrate that this half dozen dis guised, desperate characters could not long "menace" Manhattan and Brook lyn, a general order for their apprehen sion was Issued by the commissioner. When tho test wns abandoned, a few hours later, because the traveling pub lic had become alarmed, the results were. First Patrolmen were guarding every means of entrance and exit to the sub way. Second-Six "rookies ' with Xako bundles were still riding around under ground. If tho ordor to maintain watch over the statloni had net been rescinded, the V(llr0t3 In the bis Imaginary plot tent mlgnt fiUIl be transferring fiom uptown to downtown, still punning through the crowds, still spending' nlckris that would liavo to bo entered up In the ex pense account Vlowwl from the sane Monday morn ing point of vlnw, tho whole air ai pears as a natural development of Commissioner Woods' recent experi ments to raise police efficiency to the nth, power. All of his previous experi ments wer doubly successful, lie began several months ago by sending out a cenornl nlnrnt fr.r n per son wanted for felonious n&soult. After a. ratrolmiu had bcn dlgulpd to cor-, respond with the description tele phoned to nil men on beat a lieutenant' was sent along with tho quarry to keap the score of hits nnd tiIssch In this keen observation game. In most testa of this kind tho men on the force tinde srocd. Net the Commissioners sent out description of automobile "wanted in connection wltn hominue enser. ' and in a 'few hours the machines were report ed by the men on post. Whether the decision to test out the problem of guarding the subway had any connection with the supposed bomb plot against the ruined Canadian Parliament hulldlng in Ottawa or sus picious operations against munitions factories in this country, the police official who explained Saturday night's order would not say. Captains Strip tSations. Following n coni'crencc with his dep uties, the commissioner issued the or-de- for an underground test. Only a. few llewtensjits who were assigned to follow tho "rookies" and protect them from actual Incarceration were per mitted to know of tho scheme In ad vance. Captains of tho prcclncta woir caught unawares. In their zcnl to com ply with tho order they practically stripped their districts of uniformed patrolmen, thereby attordlng a golden opportunity to the "lush workers" who make specialty of relieving Intoxi cated podestrlniiB of money and other valuables. Several police stations in Harlem were reported to be almost ic ertcd. rrom 11 p. m. until dawn Sunday the six suspicious bundles and their car riers continued on .their jaunt tlirougn tho tubes. Just hH they wore prepar ing to go out on A second expedition they received word to report back to ihelr respective precincts. LATEST THINgTn FISH CARS HERE Secretary Redfield to Exhibit Mo'd- ern Pullman for Finny Travelers, The very latest In fish cars will bo on exhibition In Washington next week. This rar Is the latest acquisition of the United States Fish Commission, and Is to he used for transportation 'of young ftf.li for transplanting oper ation. It Is of Mcel and larger thin a Pullman, and linn every equipment known for the preservation of flsh life. After delivery from tho building frm, Secretary Bcdfleld will have tho car opened to public inspection. THE WEATHER REPORT. The forecast for the District of Co lumbiaFair and colder tonight and Tuesday with a cold wave; lowest tem perature tonight about 15 to IS degrees. Strong northwest winds. Maryland Fair and colder tonight and Tuesday with a cold wave. Moderate, westerly winds. , Virginia Fair and colder' tonight and Tuesday with a cold wave. Fresh and atrong west and northwest winds. TEMPERATURES. (U. 8. Bureau.) . 8 a. m 43 a. m 43 10 a. m 43 U a. m 47 J! noon 47 "1 P. n 1 4B ... .. ... TIDE TABLE. High tide 11:02 a. m. and 11:22 p. m. Low tide 5:00 o. m. and C:J5 p. m. 8L'N TABLE. Bun roe at 6:53 Sun sets at.. 5: 4s4cht automobile lamps at 6.0S p. m. UBWAY HOAX Get Out the Furs! Cold Wave on Way Look out for the cold wave! It's speeding toward the Capital today on a bris northwest wind, sending temperatures below zero in the West and Middle West, and Is expected to reach here tonight. While no zero weather is ex pected here, the mercury will take a sharp tumble, it is stated at the Weather Bureau, and will hover around 15 de grees tonight. The wind, however, is expected to be keen. E L "I Would Not Be There for a Million," Says Actor of Auc tion Sale Today. NEW YORK. Feb. 7. Rank upon rank of headless figures, gorgeously clad in cloth-of-gold and multi-colored satins, silks and brocaded vel vets throng the halls of the Fifth avenue auction rooms, In preparation for the opening of the public sale of the gowns, costumes, Jewels and armor worn by K, II. Sothern and Julia Marlowe In the seventy-live plays In which thoy have starred. It is the final act of abdication by which two of tho reigning monarch of tho dramatic world publicly sig nify that they havo left the stage forever. .Neither Mr. Sothern nor his wife will see tho auctioning .of the collection. The actor said not long ago: "I would not be there for a mil lion; it would be too heartrending." To enter the auction rooms from the muddy, crowded corner Is to fall In an Instant Into a more brilliant age than tho prcsont. There arc cases of massive Jewelry, girdles of pure sli ver, crownB that have the appearance at least of gold, set with pearls and rubles that would be worth the ran som of a dozen kings If they were real. The walls glitter with satin cloaks and great swords, winged hel mets, shields, and armor. Beside the rapier with which Hamlet killed his friend Laertes hangs the heavy shield of Lord Macbeth, scnrrcJ and dmtad by Macduffs broadsword, and near It Is Antony's red silk cloak, his plumed Roman helmet and tho sword on which he falls, streaked with dull red Held for Petersburg; Va., Police, on Check Charge Harry Cohln. thirty-three years old. and Joseph Shuman. twenty-filne, both of whom live at 3223 M street north west, were arrested as. fugitives from Justice shortly titter noon today by Central Office Detective nurllngamo. The detective held warrants for their arrest obtained by R. V, Ragland, or Tetersburg, va. Chief Ragland, in a letter to Inspector Grant, requesting their arrest, declared that Cohln and Shuman had been dis counting ammunition company checks In Hopewell, Va., and depositing T.-ith a Petersburg, Va.. bank, and that they are wunted In connection with a check which they drew on their bunk balance some time ago. Lighthouse Inspectors In Conference Today Lighthouse Inspectors from all coast districts of the United States aro In Washington today for a general con ference with the executlo officers of the service and Department of Com merco officials. This aftornoon the Inspectors wero given a luncheon at the Library of Con gress, where they were addressed by Secretary of Commerce Redflcld. Aged Man Near Death As Result of Accident Taylor Ratcliff. engineer In the McGIll building, who was injured by a fall early yesterday. Is near death 1n Kmerc enev Hospital, physicians said today. Ratcliff, who Is sixty-nine years old, was found In an areawav down which he had fallen. His skull was fractured. Hardwicks Divorced. In a riccroo signed today by Justice Andeison, In Kuutty Court No. 2. Rosalia C. Hardwtck Ii given a divorce fiom Hiram Hardwick. The court or ders tho marriage dissolved and. re stores to tho plaintiff the use of her maiden name of Rosalie Cromelln. The custody of Evelyn Hardwick is given tq the mother, and the defendant is re quired to pay J7 a week for her support. Tho father is permitted to visit the children Sundays. Comedy for Prisoners. At the request of Louis F Xlnkham, superintendent of the Washington asy lum and Jail, J. Wilder Tomllnsou pre sented the Oraco Reformed Church Plavers in tho musical comedy, "The New Minister." Saturday. SOTHERN-MARLOW WARDROBE ON B C TOP When you fael a cold ooming on, stop it with a few doses of LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE, which destroys cefms, acts as a Tonic and Laxative, arid keeps the system in condition to throw off attacks of Colds, Grip and Influenza. Laxative Bromo Quinine Removes the Cause of- Golds, Grip antllnfluonlzm tut remember therm Is jDnly One ' "Brpmo Quinine" Gail for hdt namo 'and look for th! algnrntiwe on box BULBARS ANDTURhS SUS MOVE UPON BORDER To Meet Concentration of Rou manian Troops Central Powers Make Demands. LONDON. Feb. 7. nulaarlan and Turkbih troops are moving toward tho Roumanian border to meet tho concen tration of Roumanian troops ngalnst the Bulgarian frontier, according to Milan dispatches received here tpday. From another source It ia lc'arned that tho central powers have demanded the partial demobilization of the Roumanian army and a pledge of neutrality toward tho Austro-Qcrmans and Rulgars. These demands. It Is stated, have been ignored by the Roumanian government. The London papers printed long dis patches today dealing with the Rou manian situation, and corroborating Rome dispatches that Roumanian ac tivities lead to the belief that the Rou manians may soon enter the war with the allies. The Slllan correspondent of the Chronicle reports that the central pow ers have protested to Roumanla against tho sale of 80,000 carloads of grain to the allies. Tim Roumanian government replied that it was nccescarv to safeguard Rou manla's economic Interests by all pos alblo steps. Austria Is reported further to have protested agalnit tho nomlnntlon to the Roumanian Parliament of two can didates pledged to wage a campaign for the acquisition by Roumanla of the Hungarian principality of Transylvania, inhabited largely by a Slav population. The Marmorltz correspondent of the Chronicle reports a sudden action of Roumanian troops along the Hungarian frontier within tifrv yards of the Aui-tro-lltingnrtun lines- ALLIES COMPLETE MADRID, via London, Feb. 7. The following official statement was issued by the Spanish government: Nine hundred German Europeans and 14.000 German natives have crossed tho border Into Spanish Guinea, where they have been Interned. The troops have been disarmed. Spain is taking measures to feed them. For several days the dispatches re ferrlnc to tho Anglo-French campaign in tho Kamerun have mentioned de tachments of German troops, whites and natives, retreating across the south ern border of the Kamerun Into the small Spanish nosscsslon of Spanish Guinea. The figures given in tho Mad rid dispatch, considering the small forces Involved In tho fighting In the African, colonics, would seem to Indi cate that the greater part of the re maining troops. of Germany In this colons- have croagpd to Spanish soil and tire out or me conmct anjk mat tno urit Ish and French campaign thero Is prac itlcally finished. , I This campaign began more than" a year ago the British occuryIng the porta I and working Into the Interior from the const and from Nigeria on the north. 'while the French advanced from the rifiii-ii . uuKUi njliun uuuiiur iiip Viisr- man nosscsslon on the south and east. The camDalen practically was ended with the capturo'bv tho British, at tho Beginning or the nresent veor. or Jaunde where the Germans had chosen to make tneir last stand. After this engagement the Germans and their native supporters nave retreated steadily across the Span' Ish frontier. The taking of the Kamerun leaves German East Africa as the onlv re- maminc ijerman nossession In Africa. iiu eufi-iivc rxpeamon nas yet Deen sent against German East Africa. Bulgarians Drive Back French in Skirmish Along Greek Frontier SALONIKI, Feb. 7. In the first sklrm Ish between tho allies and Bulgarian troops since tho allies' retirement from Serbia two months ago. French out posts were outnumbered nnd forced to retire yesterday morning In the region south of Lake Dolran. Bulgarian mounted patrols fired serosa the Greek border. When the French nnswered their fire, other Bulgarians galloped to the border. Two French men were wounded. VIENNA (via Berlin wireless), Feb. 7. A hitch has developed In the peace ne gotiations between Austria and Monte negro, It was seml-offlclally admitted to day. Actual peace discussions cannot begin until Montenegrin representatives can produce credentials, authorizing them to act. Prmce Mlrko and the three min isters remaining In Montenegro are on good terms with the Austrian, but have no such credentials. Recapture Aviators. ZUniCH, Feb. 7 -The F.rench avia tors, ailbert and Parry, who escaped from a Swiss internment camp on Satur day, wore recaptured early today at OI ten. Thoy 'wero aboard a French hos pital train bound for Gcnova. KAMERUNCONQUEST i event Grip Pfloo 2Bo TAINS POW ER OF DISTRICT COURT Decision Affirms Right of Pro cess Over Corporations Do ing Business Here. Any foreign corporation doing bus iness In the District of Columbia and having Its officers located hero Is subject to process of the District Su premo Court, it was decided by tho Court of Appeals tqday In roverslnR the lower court which upheld a motion to quash the nction for damages brought by Emma J. Huffman against the Washington-Virginia Railway Com pany and the Washington Utilities Company for an alleged Injury bus talncd In Virginia. Tho opinion, written by Associate Justice Robb, recites that the Supremo Court of tho United States had previ ously decided that the District of Co lumbia has Jurisdiction of an action oganst a foreign corporation having a place of business here, and In overrul ing the quashing of the right of ser vice In the District, declares: "In view of the decisions of the Supreme Court, we had supposed that this question was not longer open to doubt." Tho decision revcrsos the Judgment of the lower court and the cause Is re manded for further proceedings. Court Powers Over Other Jurisdictions Limited in Decision The Supreme Couit of the District of Columhla is prohibited from issu ing an Injunction to stay proceedings In a State court except under the bankruptcy act, the Court of Appeals today decided In reversing the Judg ment of Justice McCoy In the suit brought by the Hyattsvllle Bulldlnx Association and C. Francis Owens against Harry V, Bouic The building1 association brought proceedings In the Montgomery county court to foreclose a mortgage, apd to ctay these proceedings Bouic appealed to tho District Supreme Court and procured a restraining or der. The Appellate Court's decision today confines the Injunctive powers of the District Supremo Court on matter from other Jurisdictions to n.ink mptcy litigation alone, and reverses the Judgment of the lower court with direction to dismiss the bill. NTERSTATE SSUES 40 Each Considered as Indicating Action of Commission on Specific Complaints. Fortv conference mllncs. establishing precedents for consideration of matters before the Federal Trade Commission, were made public by the commission todav. Kr.ch of them, while not In the nature of formal decisions. Indicates the action of the commission on specific complaints laid before It. or on matters submlfted for Informal consideration of the com mission. Thlrtv of the rulings were made on applications for formal complaints. Alter consideration by the commission. It was either determined that the public Interest was not affected, or the cause of complaint was removed. In several cases where the cause of complaint waa removed. th corporations or business houses against whom the commission was asked tonroceed, came forward and. while not admitting having done the Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days Druggists refund money if PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles. First application gives re lief. 50C. -Advt. INSPECT TONIGHT 605-607-609 QuincyStN.W. Open Until 9 P. M. Only 2 squares east of 9th street cars. Phone us for our free auto service. Main 008 90). Price, $4,250 -$300 Cash Balance Monthly Lots 130 ft. deep to 20-.ft paved alley. 3-roonvdeep plan. I tix rooms, oatn. nor-waier heat. Electric Lights. INSPECT TONIGHT H. R. HOWENSTEIN CO. 1314 F ST. N.W. BOARD RULING aeive, Bra.,i,,lJnjL of' "'"""a them MIM .not do them again. Til Iaii ttllH. i-. a iM ..! ; """ on imonnai proceed 25'fffi? "MS tf "."? to nartlcu- Ton .7 .'Vr"a0"St': 'rL.l ; "i " "" ""uii oi me federal i.VAT. v"'iu" " wnn me en chaigcd. wh,ch thQ cm"l8slon Is whfu ,&m'?I,,"i" ?? "VUm that -iireoetWif mi!!" Flay ' rcKaraud tt3 ,Mmi..i i'iuii?o(mg uoiore tho ayM as cdndi7nlv; ",u,cloro Karded as win0 i.Iulln5B have bc" Printed nd bu'slness"?, available tS American ih-m !."'on Kcnrally. In none of them are parties to the prcceedlnir 22?m' ?rn .?.v"n Indicated In I m. nor that will disclose their Identity. enmml..l "itTr. H. . Ml0.. UllngS thO Jni "-" lnal ' naa no juris diet on l.ecause the matters com. sutrcogmerdc,not cntcr 't0 lf '- ARRANGING FOR TRIAL OF ARMY OFFICERS War Department to Court-Martial M6n Who Crossed into Mexico to Rescue Comrades. The War Department Is making prep arations for the court-martial trial of Lieutenants Mort, Payton, and Wal dron, at Brownsville, Tex., fpr crossing the river to rescue two American troop ers captured by Mexicans. Orders havo been given by General Funston sus pending certain troop movements so that officers and men desired as witnesses may bo hold at Brownsville. Aimy officers are inclined to mini mize tho offense of the three lieuten ants In view of their provocation. Thoy crossed the Klo Grande after two priv ates swimming In the river had been lured ashore, captured and taket. Into the Interior. The charge on which the three officers WJ" . tr'eJ bv tne court-martial Is that of violating specific orders that no American troops were to cross to Mexi can soil. I"" """ " . "r" rn rT Books Lately Published at 50c 1 1 WJC&BDT0I COOXX J TtcjSJi!ijX f 1 1 100 Dining Room Chairs Reduced Only One to Four of a Kind Reduced From $1.25 to . . 75c ZZd Reduced From $4.50 to $3.25 Reduced From $1.75 to Reduced From $3.50 to Reduced From $4.00 to Reduced From $4.25 to Club Terms of Deferred Payments First Inspect and Price the Furniture Then Learn of the Club Plan This February Sale links vast quantities of furniture for every room at savings of 10 to 50 per cent. If not yet a visitor and a club member an immediate visit is suggested if only because the best values will not remain for later in the sale. $12 Table $7.25 Solid oak, very missive pedestal and (42-inch top, ex panding to 6 feet. Fourth ricT Kis Blevatot.v 4 $7, liijiyl'f iff lWfcfM', alflPinflilJfiUW; BETHST" 1 Times Want Ads Bring Results MOTOR CAR INQUEST TO BE HELD TONIGHT Bladensburg Justice Will Hear Details of Death of Irving Owens. An Inquest over the body of Irving Owens, clerk In charge of the con fectionery parlor at PoH'a Theater, who was killed when an automobile In which ho wa's riding with ISdwin C. Holle, of Norfolk, Va., and Her bert A. Moore, of Malone, N. C, Clashed Into a tree at Bladensburg yesterday, will bo held at Bladens liunr by Justice of tho Peace A. II. Dal.lcr this evening'. Hollo Is suffering from Injuries, at the Casualty Hospital and will not be able to leave that Institution for several days. Moore, the third mem ber of the party. Is at the hospital In a serious condition from a fracture of the skull. Physicians attending him, however, stated this afternoon that his chances for recovery are better than yesterday. Justice of the Peace Dahler will come to Washington late tills after noon to Interview Holle concerning the accident. "Mr. Holle was the only eyewitness of tho accident who is able to tell anything whatever concerning It," declared Mr. Dahler today. "Owens Is dead and Moore Is still unconscious." "Hoosier Social." ' A "Hoosier soslaV' and Valentine party Is to be itlven by members of the Indiana Society of Washington at a meeting In Old Masonic Temple Saturday evening. President Stanton J. Poelo requests that each member bring a valentine to the meeting. Street Floor-New Building The Girl Who Lived in the Woods, by Marjorie Benton Cooke The Return of Tarzan, by Edgar Rice Burroughs The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail, by Ralph Connor. ...Sunshine Jane,-by Anne Warner The Tempting of Tavemake, by E. Phillips Oppen- heim Unto Caesar, by Baroness Orczy The Hoosier Volunteer, bv Kate and Virgil D. Boyles Cleek, of Scotland Yard, by T. W. Hanshew The Witness for the Defense, by A. E. W. Mason. Street Floor New Building. $1.00 $2.50 $2.75 $3.00 Table Linen Compare this all pure Irish the best of your experience at $ A ftr vard for usual 59c Tab,c OtDamask, imported. silk like mercerized finish; 64 inches wide. UQ A A dozen for usual vpj.UU$3.50' Bleached Table Napkins, all linen, 22 inches square. CI fifl dozen for usual vpl.UU $i.i9 Bleached Table Napkins, heavy quality, with silk-like mercerized finish, 20 inches "square. Second Floor Six EleTator. fEJ Hurry for These &A AA for the Fiber Rush rfocker " SiwU pictured to the left hand. It can't be duplicated at less than S5.00. The Fumed Oak Rocker to the right hand has spring seat covered with .Snanish art1pathr wll wnrrh for $4.95. PALAIS ROYAL JES? WHEN SKIN Alii, POSLAM SERVES Ready to Quickly Relieve, Soothe nnd Heal. Poslam. with Its amoving hra.i'ig power, Js ready, now, to servo you l-v driving awoy your Ecrcma or any hkln trouble. . ' Uso It nnd bo through with iWilmj distress. Banish Pimples or any emp tlonal. diseased surface condition. Sro how beautifully It clears Inllamcd skin after ono overnight application. H can not, harm: alwaya gratefully sroth'rw, cooling, pacifying. Poslam Soap, medicated with Poslam, discourages thoso tendencies of the kln to rotiglincss, dry parching. Infection, and eruptlonal troubles.' For namplcs. send tc stamps to Emer gency Laboratories. 32 West 25th Ft., New York City. Sold by all Druggist a. -Advt. To Quickly Relieve Soreness and Inflammation Hub In a few drops of Absorblne, Jr. It Is surprising how promptly It pene trates and acts how clean and pleas ant it Is to use, and how economical, becauso only a few drops are required to do the work. In addition to being a dependable lini ment. Absorblne, Jr., Is a safe, power ful, trustworthy antiaepUc and germi cide, which doubles ita efficiency and Its uses. j. When applied to cuts, bruises, and sores. It kills the germs, make tho wound ascptlcally clean, and promotes rapid hcalthv healing. ' it ullnvs piiu and inflammation promptly. Suolliv glands, painful varicose veins, wens, and bursal enlargements yield readily to the application of Absorblne, Jr. Absorblne, Jr., Is sold by lemUiig druggists at Jl.to and U-W a bottle or sent direct postpaid. Liberal trial bottle" postpaid foi 10a in stamps. W. F. VOL'NO. P. D. K 4 Temple st.. Bprlnglleld, Matu -Advt J l7fRrtttrnof Reduced From $5.00 to $4.00 Reduced From $7.00 to $4.50 Reduced From $10.00 to $6.50 Reduced From $11.50 to $7.50 at $1.00 Yard Linen 70 inches wide with l.do yard. z Cryard for usual 75c Table UJC Damask, with silk-like mercerized finish; 72 inches wide. . 7C .dozen for usual gl.oo '' Bleached Table Nap kins, with silk-like mercerized finish; 18 inches square. s fljl QQ for usual $ 1. 69 AU vpi.jy linen Tea Sets of 19 pieces, 6 6-inch doilies, 6 8 inch doilies, 6 10-inch doilies, ana 1 2r-incn centerpiece. ,