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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21. lftfe.
L NEEDED FOR FUND
Independence Day Fireworks
Display Plan Needs Money
to Insure Success.
livery resident of th District Is7 In
vited to contribute to the Independence
Day fund. With onlr 7G2.W subscribed
the commlttoo on fireworks, of which
XI. C. Graham ! chairman, finds Itself
unable to proceed with Uio award of
the contract. The size of tho display
will depend upon the generosity of
those who will witness It. Contribu
tions of $1.00, 60 cents or smaller
amounts will bo gratefully received and
A meotlng of the tournament and
horse show committee, of which Mel
vln C. Hazcn Is chrdrman, will be held
at tho District building tomorrow.
' Following Is the list of contributor
to tho day fund:
Evening Star $100.00
S. Kann Bona & Co 60.00
Woodward & Lothrop. Inc., 60.00
Old Dutch Market 25.00
Lara Anderson 25.00
C. Heurlch .".w. ...... 25.00
Bhorcham Hotel Company.... r..... 23.00
Uarbcr & Floss 20.00
W. B. Hlbbs Company 20.00
John Joy Kdson 20.00-
Powhatan Hotel Company 20.W
lesser A. Uarr w.w
Ernest A. Merrick V).w
W. R. Fosbender 1U.UU
Julius UamnKio & Co iu.uu
John 8. Harbour lo.vu
P. J. Callan 10.W
American Mosaic company iu.uu
National Electric Supply company iu.uu.
Haks & Co lO.wr
M. Ooldenberg 1 10.1W
LAnsburgh & Brother iu.uu
House & Herrmann iu.uu
James Bharp iu.uu
liyron 8. Adams iu.uu
M. A. L.eo30 ....... iu.uu
Hugh ltellly Company iu.uu
Uoorge D. Homing IU.UU
1). J. Kaurman. Inc. lo.w
J3. F. Droop & Bona Co IU.UU
M. Morris B.U0
Adam A. Wcschler tviw
William U. King b.uu
Edward K. Clements b.uu
Uamuel J. Prescott b.uu
Kqultablo Purchasing Company... b.ou
B. Klch's Sons b.UU
Ernest 1. inurston b.uu
A. H. Snow .....'. 6,00
Estate of Daniel S. livana b.UU
James P. Coon b.UU
William John Eynon b.uu
B. Gasscnhclmer b.uu
Isidore Freund b.uu
W. A. Wlmsatt b.UU
Cuno II. Rudolph fi.UU
Aandor.A Plugge b.uu
P. C. UKvan b.uu
M. W. Johnson 6.W
Ueorge C. Pumphrey b.uu
i. F, colladay b.uu
Herman E. Gasch- b.uu
Motional Mosaic Company b.UU
M. Phlllpsborn & Co b.w
IS. 8. Minor b.UU
JDoubicday-Htil Klectrlo company, o.uu
g: B. Miller ". b.w
M. D. HoBonborF 6.00
V. a. Porter o.uu
K, P. Andrews Paper Company... b.uu
Robert J. Wynne b.uu
H. C. Wheeler b.uu
H. K. ijlmpson b.uu
If. B. F. Macfu-land 6.00
Clark C. Griffith 6.00
W. A. H Church 6.00
Gustav Buchholz S.Oo
Swartrell, Rherm & Henewy Co.... B.00
Samuel Matldox 6.00
.Charles W. Richardson 6.00
Tfitjmas W. Smith 6.00
Interstate Amusement Co 6.0o
Cosmos Theater Co . 6.00
A. Brylawsk! 6.00
Charles J. Lanemoad . 6.00
Dulln & Martin Co., Ino 6.00
Gborge 8. King . 6.00
I Estate James S. Tophatn 6.00
(Lewis Holmes 6.00
i Charles U. Bailey 6.00
Edward S. Set mid 2.60
C. W. Skinner 2.00
. IW. B. Harvey 2.00
', J. Harry Cunningham 2.00
i Dr. J. S. Arnold ..-. 2.00
'Thomas Armstrong ... 2.0a
Mrs. C. H. Sprnguc. 2.00
II. Ztrkln 2.00
Louis F. Ztnkhom 2.00
W. Q. Ladd ;.... 2.00
Alice L. OeroRe LOO
A Citizen .......... 1.00
W. H. Whltakr 1.00
R. D. Claflln ..... 1.00
M. J. L. Shane 1.00
Lewis M. Thayor 1.00
Edwin Callow 1.00
Contributions should be addressed to
Edmund 8. Wolfe, treasurer. District
National Bank, or Commissioner Oliver
P. Newman, DUtrlct building.
TO GIVE SYRIANS AID
Miss Juliet Thompson Interests
Mrs. Christian Hemmiok and
Other Capital Women.
Miss Juliet Thompson, a Washington
woman who has lived In Syria, haa en
listed the aid of Mrs. Christian D.
Hemmiok and other Washington women
In an effort to form a committee here
to help get relief for hundreds of
thousand of starving women and chil
dren In Syria.
Miss Thompson also will present to
the American Red Cross In a fow days
translations of letters she has received
regarding conditions In Syria, said not
to hare been revealed hitherto In this
Charges that Turks massacring
Syrians and that 80.000 women and chill
dren already have dlod of starvation In
me Lotnnon mountains, are contained
in these letters.
The Inhabitants of the Lebanon moun
tains are mostly Greek Christians, and
the massacres there and elsewhere. It
Is said, are taking on a religious aspect
similar to the Armenian massacres.
Theso communications are being re
ceived through Kahili Gibrau, promi
nent Syrian, exiled from his country,
and now In Now York.
Two plagues of locusts have swept
over Syria recently, making conditions
even worse. Whole villages aro being
wiped out, women and children by star
vation and ho men bv war.
Hundreds are dying from eating bread
made from a flour tho government sup
plies, the letters state. This flour is
largely composed of sawdust.
Only recently Turks have mlnd the
watsrs to atop thr exodus Into Egypt,
and tho alllot have blockaded another
side. The desert cuts off escape In oth
New York's District
Attorney in Contempt
H. Snowden Marshall Will 'Be
Before Bar of
CLARK TO ISSUE WARRANT
Criticism of . Subcommittee
Named to Investigate, Is
Cause of Aotion.
A warrant calling for the production
before the bar of the House of Repre
sentatives of District Attornoy H.
Snowden Marshall, of New York, who
Is charged with contempt of tho lower
body, will be Issued this afternoon by
Bpcaker Champ Clark and delivered to
The House late yesterday adopted a
report made by a select committee ap
pointed to etermlno whether Mr. Mar
shall was In contempt because or his
criticism of a Judiciary subcommittee
named to Investigate impeachment
charges against htm. This select com
mltteo round that District Attorney
Marshall stood in contempt and recom
manded that ho be brought before the
House for such punishment or action
as tho House may see fit to take.'
Tho resolution or the select commit
tee was adopted by a vote of 'MS to k,
and Speaker Clark said he would carry
Into effect today tho direction that he
Issue a warrant for Mr. Marshall.
Debates Marshall Case.
Tho House debated the Marshall con
tempt cose at length. Congressman
Graham of Pennsylvania, a Republican
member of the Judiciary Committee,
made tho principal defense of tho dis
While admitting that Mr. Marshall
was Intemperate In some of his criti
cisms of the Judiciary subcommittee,
Mr. Graham said the provocation was
great, and that the Increasing indig
nation of Mr. Marshall finally resulted
in tho sending of a letter of protest,
which, while vigorous, did not amount
Mr. Graham himself criticised the
Judiciary subcommittee for holding
open sessions of the Marshall Im
peachment Inquiry In New York. He
also said tho subcommittee erred In
spreading broadcast tho complaints
of criminals against Mr. Marshall's
office, and In attempt to force from
grand Jurors a statement as to the re
turn of Indictment and grand Jury room
deliberations. That Mr. Marshall had
protested as "any red-blooded man" was
argued by Mr. Graham.
Defiance of Authority.
Congressman Moon, chairman of the
select committee, and other speakers In
favor of tho resolution, said Mr. Mar
shall had shown defiance of the
authority of the House, and the dignity
of that body demanded his punishment.
When Mr. Marshall is brought berore
the bar of the House he will be given on
opportunity to make a further statement
In his behalf.
He has Insisted all along that he was
not In contompt of the House Itself, and
that his strictures were applied only to
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HOW SEACONNET SANK
State Department Receives Re
port From Consul Skinner
Further reports on the sinking of ihe
American stenmrr Baconnet Sunday,
that will prove or refuto the claim that
she was tnrpedocdare expected at the
Slate Dopartment today.
Consul Skinner yesterday sent a
cablegram stating that flva members
of tho crow had arrived at the consu
late and reported that the steamer had
suffered her damage as the result of an
explosion from without. Thoy wore un
able to say whclhor It waa a mlno or
torpedo. Skinner Is mnklng a complete
Investigation into the sinking of tho
Tho pieces of metal found In the hull
were turned over to tho consul today.
captain Butcher, commander of tho
Seaconnet, which waa bound from Arch
angel for iondon with timber, Is re
maining at Yarmouth for an effort to
save tho steamer. Although: sho la
resting on a sandy bottom, ho has little
hopo of being successful in the at
tempt to save her.
Tho parti of metal recovered from
tho Seaconnet will be turned over
to Cansul General Skinner tomorrow.
According to the sailors, these pieces
arc heavy and brassllke.
Tho Seaconnet was about sixty miles
cast of Yarmouth when a terrific ex
plosion shbok her. The first compart
ment filled, thon tho bulkheads broke
and'tho second compartment began to
fill. Captain Butcher headed the
steamer shoreward and ran her as fast
as possible to beach her. She finally
reached the sands, but a heavy sea
made tho position of the crow precari
ous. When the captain was an the
point of ordering the boats out, life
boata from Yarmouth appeared and res
'the Ueaconnet had a cargo of com
mercial lumber, consigned to a private
firm In London. Hho flow tho Ameri
can flag and had flags painted on eaoh
aide of her bow, 'ino steamer was
held by the Ico at Archangel almost
seven months, during which the Rus
sian military authorities rorbndo tho
officers and crew to hold any com'
munlcatlon with tho outside world. Al
though they suffered no hardships, the
Isolation proved very Irksome.
Britain Myites Effort to
Gain Argentine Trade
BUENOS AYRISS, Juno 19. Great
Britain has followed the lead of the
Unltod Stales In "sending a commercial
attache to Buenos Ayrcs. II. O. Chalk
ley, former British vice consul at New
York, has been appointed to the newly
created post For the last seven years
he has been chargo d'affaires In Costa
Tho British of Argentina have started
a vigorous campaign to prevent Ger
many from regaining her strong com
mercial position In this country and to
prevent tho United States from getting
a permanent foothold. In an Interview
upon his arrival, Mr. Chalkley said:
"The British government today Is de
tormlnod that as far as Argentina Is
concerned- thore shall bo as llttlo dis
location of trade as possible. What tho
government desires most is to boo a
complcto deviation of the trade formerly
hold by Germans to British merchants'
Although the trade camnaien l onenlv
Ldlrectod against tho Germans It did not
Decomo vigorous unui it was seen that
Americans were getting Into tho field.
Baltimorean to Preach.
The Rov E. B. BoKby.Of1 Baltimore,
will preach at the mid-week services
tomorrow evening of the Columbia
Heights Christian Church In the old
postofflco building, Pork road, west of
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Often Trbn Poslam Is applied to aq
eruptions! spot, that is the last 700
will see of It, and tbo skin is clear
Brings shin eeeafert, quUV relief from
ireness, itching and aggravatiea. When
itjwown, pumj, wweu or ouicr rart
laae wsdw aaoey, ravam ut otMiig iuiU,
Mptle reraady to mitektt Deal sod drir tbtn
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For FRBB flAMPtE, wrlu U EmanMncy
H. SNOWDEN MARSHALL.
the Judiciary subcommittee of three
members Congressmen Carlln, Gard, and
Nelson. After Mr. Marshall makca his
statenfent any member may move to
liberate htm or to Imprison or fino him.
If Mr. Marshall desires to go Into the
Federal courts on a writ of habeas cor
pus ho may escape arraignment at the
bar of the Houso. Otherwise, Mr.
Marshall probably will be brought to
Washington tomorrow or Friday.
Smith College Honors
Miss Mabel T. Boardman
NORTHAMPTON. Mass.. June 11.
Smith. College granted yeatc'.dav an
Ijlt. D. degree to Miss Mabel T. Board
man, of Washington, In recognition of
her work for tho American Red Crow.
Gov. C. B. Whitman, of New York.
In his commencement oddresa. said:
'.'The horror In which war Is hold by
women may prove the wise and neces
sary balance that tho occasion de
mands. Women are peculiarly fitted to
Insist upon the maintenance of tho
ramo medium between the extremm of
pacifism and militarism. There Is no
room In this world for the do-nothing-ness
of pacifism. We must have war
and wo must have flghtlnr, and wo
roust have courngf."
A. J. Drexel Must Pay His
Wife $50,000 Alimony
LONDON. Juno 21. Anthony J. Droxel
must pay his wife l&O.OOo yearly under'
a seporato agieement, according to the
terms of a judgment entered by Justice
Neville today. Drexel did not dofend
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But Surely Not Out of Mind
A very good thing Is certain of recognition it doesn't have to
bo dangled in front of you. Like gold, it will be sought. So with
this $1.00 Lingerie, almost hidden, on first floor tables rear of the
I Choice for 7 Qc jgv
i Extra Value at $1 J mM)
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Tomorrow's early visitors will be rewarded with the summer
season's quick selling Nainsook and PHsse Crepe Nightgowns,
Envelope Chemises, and various "Combinations," Broken lots
some slightly mussed that's why they are to be 79c instead of $1.
The Corset Covers and Drawers, jMI
Just as good as the gowns, etc. Costing us a little less, be
cause less material and less laces and embroideries are used. Re
duced to 39c for choice.
Now for Corsets
Broken lots are bunched, creating all sires
in one style or another, including many ex
Best $1.00 Corsets, 89c.
Best $2.00 Corsets, $1.29.
Best $5.50 Corsets, $2.99.
Best 50c Brassieres, 39c '
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' One of the handsomest outfits and best value we have ever offered. The
Dresser, Chiffonier andDressing Table are in mahogany finish and have genuine
French plate mirrors. The massive continuous post Brass Bed has ten heavy
fillers and is finished in guaranteed lacquer. The same suite at any other store
would cost you at least $20 more!
This 4-Passenger $0 W
Lawn Swing ... OwiD
Full size, 4-passenger Hardwood Lawn Swing;
red enameled frame, natural finished seat and plat
form; all bolted construction, with steel swing
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Every Alaska-made Polar Refrigerator
we sell is fully guafanteed for service and
satisfaction. The stock includes all sizes
in all the new 19 16 models the finest
refrigerators to be had and the best values
at these underselling prices.
2-Qt. Acme Ice Cream Freezer 59c
Just the right size Freezer for family use. Easy to' oper
ate and makes delicious frozen desserts in a jiffy.
This Natural Log Hanging Plant Box 39c
Artistically made of a section of log with the natural
bark 16 in. long, 10 in. wide, and 7 in. deep. Complete
with 24-in. reach of chain.
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