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vkhtck ' TT i - " THE WASHINGTON TIMES; MONDAY JANUARY1 T, .1917. " 10 1 X - J- .jr 9 W i m NEW MR SERMONS I MTORE SERVICES,' 'All Churches of City Have Spe cial Observance of Day and Feast of Circumcision. The .new year and Its prospects, the old year and what It brought was the Subject for many sermons deliv ered In Washington churches at serv ices this morning. Prayers were offered by congrga tlons for cessation of hostilities and restoration of peace, together with supplication for better thought, high er deeds and cleaner living during the new year. Many pastors chose the time for sermons on practical sub ject. The Rev. James Gordon, of First Congregational Church, spoke at length on the four main causes of wickedness. They were, he said, money, carelssness, drink, and pleas ure. He spoke on the sacredness of marriage and of father and mother hood: New Tear Day is an epoch In a person's life, stated the Rev. Charles T. Warner during his .sermon at MV St Alban'a Church yesterday. New Year Day, he said, is the time when a man should look to God for strength for the new year, after shuddering at his albs of the old year. The Rev. Wallace Radclifte, of New rcrk Avenue Presbyterian Church, gate a comprehensive resume of the happenings of 1916 and called it a. year of notable achievements toward regeneration and righteousness. Among the happenings of signific ance during the Old Year cited by the pastor were the accession of the Dan ish West Indies, the arrival of the fi.rmn undersea trader In Baltimore, the march of prohibition, woman suf frage, the Mexican "muaaie." ine i lumlnation of the Statue of Liberty In New York, the centenary of the American Bible Society, the upheaval in the British government, the Irlah revolt, the reversion in China to nom inal republicanism, the Panama con gress, "and over all the bloodstains and through all the carnage of the European war" The feast of circumcision is being observed in practically all Washing ton Catholic and Episcopal churches today. The services are similar to regular Sunday services and in many churches the Choirs are giving the same musical programs rendered at the Christmas services last week. Long before daylight this morning the Dominican Friars began the cele bratlon of masses in St. Domlnlck's Church. The last mass was said at 11 o'clock. The choir, under the di rection of Miss Jennie Glcnnon, sang Christmas music POOR CELEBRATE HERE New Year Festivities Held In Char itable Institutions. Hundreds of poor persons celebrat ed the New Year. At the missions and other charita ble institutions last night hundreds of the humbler class saw the old year die. The programs at the Central Union Mission, the Gospel Mission, and the Salvation Army were much the same. Speeches, prayers, and music consti tuted the entertainment, t Following addresses, an opportunity was given those present to give tes timonials as to their conversion. Many responded. Then, after a short prayer the listeners were invited to gjve up their ways of sin. A number re sponded. Just before 12 o'clock, coffee and sandwiches were served. Tha watch night services at the missions last night Is a custom of long standing. WATCH NIGHT SERVICES Social Club of Hebrew Home for Aged Celebrates. The, Social Club of the Hebrew Home for the Aged held "watch night" services last night at the home, 416 M street northwest. After a pro gram consisting of dancing and mu sical solos, the entire gathering marched down town to Join In the festivities. Several announcements were made, among them a. special Invitation to , .1.? meet,6-s of the Ohave Sho lom Biblical Club was extended to all The organization will hold Its third annual dance January 16 at Old Ma sonic Temple. L. J. Raebach and A. Goldenberg are In charge. TOLD TO KEEP RESOLUTION Congressman Lloyd Addresses Ver mont Ave. Christian Criurch. Advice to the members of the Ver mont Avenue Christian Church about their New Year resolutions waa given yesterday by Congressman James T. Lloyd of Missouri, at the evening service. He urged them to live up to the many promises to themselves that all FINANCIAL ANNOUNCING THE OPENING January 2, 1917 H OF ,5 5 f CRANE, GILPIN & CO.! BANKERS Members Washington Stock Exchange g INVESTMENT 604 Fourteenth Street i were sure to make. Following; the evening service the Christian En-, laeavor society or ine cnurcn neia a social meeting until 11 o'clock, wnen watch service was began. A larze crowd was present to ob se'rve the birth of a new year. PRELATES ENTERTAINED Catholic Dignitaries Attend Chil dren' New Year Festival. A Christmas entertainment was given by the children of the Holy Rosary Sunday School yesterday af ternoon. The program consisted of the sinking of Christmas carols with piano and violin accompaniment and recitations. The guests of the occasion were the Very Rev. Mgr. Alulgl CobsIo, auditor to apostolic delegation, and the very Rev. Mgr. FIlIppo Bernardlni, profes sor of canon law at the Catholic Uni versity. Premiums, gifts, and candies were distributed among the children by the Rev. X. De Carlo, pastor of the church. The entertainment was given under the direction of Sister Judith and Sister Rita, of Trinity College, who are in charge of the Holy Rosary Sunday School. HOLY TRINITY SERVICES G. U. President Celebrant at New Year Devotions. New Year services were held at Holy Trinity Church, Georgetown, last night. The Rev. Alphonse J. Don- Ion, president. of Georgetown Univer sity, was celebrant of the services; the Rev. Eugene J. McDonnell, dea con; Joseph C Glose, subdeacon; and Joseph Kuhn, master of ceremonies. The sermon was preached by the Rev. Aloyslus P. Brosnan, professor at Georgetown University. Mrs. Blanche Matting Rogers, accompanied by Prof. S. J. Kubel. was the principal soloist. Admission to the church was by card, the pewholders and invited guests having seats reserved until 7:30, after which the public was ad mitted. KEEP OPEN HOUSE TODAY Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. to Give New Year Receptions. All is in readiness for the recep tions that are to be held at both the Young Men's Christian Association and the Young Women's Christian As sociation today. Attractive programs have been ar ranged at both places. At the mrn's association, music, exhibits, and ath letic events win be features. At the other, songs, instrumental music, dancing, and games are to be on the program. A large attendance la expected at both places. The Y. W. C. A. held open house at Christmas, and more than 300 persons attended. This num ber is expected to be equaled at least. The program at the Y. M. C. A. WEEK OF PRAYER Services Will Be Conducted by Sev eral Ministers In Three Churches. A week of prayer will be Inaugu rated tonight, with services under the direction of the Rev. Paul A. Menxel, in Zlon Lutheran Church, Sixth and P streets northwest. The services will be continued to morrow night by the Rev. James D. Bubrer In Concordia Evangelical Church, Twentieth and G streets northwest, Wednesday; in the First Reformed Church; Sixth and N streets, by the Rev. Heniy H. Ranck, and they will be concluded Thursday night in the Grace Reformed Church, Fifteenth and P streets northwest, conducted by the Rev. Richard Schmidt. PARISH -RECEPTION Congregation of Chapel of the Na tivity to Be Greeted Tonight. The annual parish reception of the Chapel of the Nativity, at Fourteenth and A streets sowtheast, will be held tills evening In the parish house at s o'clock. The vicar, the Rev. Enoch M. Thompson, assisted by Mrs. Tliompjjn, will icceive the members of the pal ish and their friends. Exercises will si given under the direction of the Men's Association of the parish. The girls' Friendly Society will en- certain at tne residence of Mrs. J. J. Davis, 1216 B. street-northeast, from 2 to 6 o'clack this afternoon. FUNERAL FOR A. B. PUGH Services for Forrr.er I. C. C. Attor ney to Be Held Tonight. Funeral services for Arthur B. Pugh, attorney for the Interstate Commerce Commission, who died Sat urday, will be held" at his late resi dence, 1602 R street northwest, to night at 7:30. The Rev. Dr. E. K. Hardin, of lit. Vernon M. E. Church, will officiate. Interment will be at Salem, Va. Mr. Pugh at one time was connected with the Interior Department. From 1900 to 1010 he was special assistant to the Attorney General. Mr. Pugh Is survived by a daughter, two sisters and a brother. DANCING MRS. COBB .AND MB. MACK, 100 Eye st. X. W. Phone Main SU. Wessons In Day or Etenlnff. . FINANCIAL SECURITIES g D. C. GIVES 1917 NOISY WELCOME Streets Fill as Though by Magic as Midnight Ners. (Continued from First Page.) and children either broke forth in cheers or began, an earslfpplng chorus with their horns, bugles, bells. and tin pans. "Happy New Year," From All. " The engineers in the factories tied down their whistle cords, the church bells pealed out a Joyous welcome, thousands of pistols loaded with blank cajtridgesv were discharged, telephone rang In thousands of homes, and "Happy New Year" was on the tongues of all. While 1917 was ushered in amid an unprecedented din. of revelry and a oeaiam of noise, the real celebration of the hlrth of the new year will be held today and tonight. . Owing to the fact that it ws Sun day, that ebulltion or spirit custo mary on such occasions was mini mized, but all of the celebratqra had made plans for ripping off the lid to night, and were content to have a rather tame time early this morning. A twjn celebration of New Year is the exception rather than the rule, and the celebratora manifested every de termination to make the best of it, reserving a plentiful supply of energy and cash for tonight. And when it comes to having a good time energy and cash are about the prime require ments. Open Home Everywhere. The nulptiiri r t. .... .. hush in the business section, and pleasurable anticipation on the faces of those In the residential sections toaay are ail incident to the ble- cele. bratlon to be staged tonight. Open house will prevail in all the hotels and cafes of Washington to day and tonight, and merrymakers will have full sway. in Dr&ctleailv nil !, f,im.. . Washington delayed watch-night par ties will be held and the- celebrations are exnectd tn lt a inm. ti.A ew i ear eve ceieDratlons or for mer years. The nnnulnflnn r iTr.Vii,.f.... f. diked out In its best bib and tucker toaay malting vlalts'shoutlng "Happy New) Year" and quaffing. yellow llb atlois. The fact that WashlngtoB ians'do not care what it costs to cel ebrate is clearly established by the presence of eggs In the libation of the season. -Few Rise Early. It was a. good thing for Washing tonlans that today was a holiday, else there would have been wholesale fir ing and hiring, for practically no body got up at the accustomed hour. The reason for the general over sleeping was the dark and forbidding atmoatphere cast by the frowning "of the water wagon driver because, of his disappointment and the fact that Washington did not retire this morn ing unil the New Year had gotten a FINANCIAL CAFITAX. 91,000.000 SCRFLUS fXfiOOfiOO Resources, over $10,040,000 Your Income 'Tax Returns may be made with- , out trouble or worry to you through a conference with our , Income lax Expert call and see just'how we can help you in this branch of our service. The Riggs NATIONAL BANK Of Washington, D. C. John L. Edwards & Co. INVESTMENT SECURITIES MEMBERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE Washington Stock Exchange 1415 G Street Northwest, Telephones Slain 3320-3221. Cocxcallad fadlltiaa (or (b purckaaa and nl of Socurltlas In Urea or small lots. 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Despite the fact that Wnnhlnrnn. ians held themselves in check on ac- v.uum oi us oemg sunaaynlght and the additional fact that another cele bration was tonight, no New Year has ever been given a more noise wel come han 1017. Every whistle on factories In the District of Columbia and the sur rounding country, every church bell and every noise making device men, women and children could get their hands on was used In proclaiming the world that a new year had been born and that the population was glad. "Dry" Resolutions Postponed. This is a dour, gloomy day for the driver of the. water wagon. Seldom or never has he suffered from lack of patronage on January 1 as ha has to day. But tomorrow he expects his vehicle to be overloaded and seats to be at a premium. The twenty-four hour postponement of the starting of the water wagon's triumphant transcontinental trip Is due to the fact that New Year eve fell on Sunday and his whilom passengers either remained abed so late after their noisy celebration or the coming of 1017 that they did not awake in time to get aboard, or gave the driver credit for being human. This is the day on which all good "Resoluters" are expected to get on the Job, but the calendars show It to be a holiday, and it is unconstitutional to make a man work on a holiday. Therefore the resolutions for 1917 will be laid on the table for future consideration. Since most" of them are to be shattered within the customary time limits, the precise time at .which they are taken up for adoption is con sidered an immaterial detail. Far from refraining from doing those things which, they ought not to do, and doing those things which they ought to do, Washingtonlans have planned to do everything they want to do today and tonight to show that they are thdroughly aware of the fact that the old year has passed and the new year is here. POSTAL CLERKS PROTEST Declare Refusal of Leave Involves Constitutional Right. Carl Freeman, secretary-treasurer of the Brotherhood of Railway Postal Clerks, has addressed a letter to Di rector J. E. Ralph, of the Bureau or Engraving and 'Printing, declaring that action in refusing additional leave to J. J. Devlny, president of the Plate Printers' Union. Involves the right of direct petition to Congress ,by civil service employes. Mr. Freeman states that a number of postal employes are in Washing ton now In. behalf or their organiza tion, "through the kindness and con sideration of Postmaster General Bur leson." "Therefore, your curtailment of the leave of Mr. Devlny ia not 'In accord ance with the practice existing today In the postal service. I view your action with alarm. It appea'ra to me to be ap. Infringement of ''the rights of a civil service employes organiza tion, an interference withtherlght of direct petition to CongreSf." FINANCIAL 1 H-H-I-H M III III 1 M-l I1I111I1I11I111 MUM I M H I $120,000.00 Interest The depositors of this banking institution have received during the past year .over $120,000.00 interest added to their accounts a greater sum than all the salaries and ex penses of the Company thus corroborating the claim that THE WASHINGTON LOAN AND TRUST. gives its depositors ser May We Serve JOHN JOY EDSON. President ELLIS SPEAR, Vice Presldejs JOHN B LARNER. Vice Pres. and Gen. Counsel ANDREW PARKER. Vice Pres. and Trust Officer HARRY G. MtJEM. Treasurer BOYD TAYLOR. Asst. Treasurer THOMAS BRADLHY, Real Estate Officer J J. 2 Paid On. Checking Accounts Safe Deposit Boxes For $3 a Year and up DIRECTORS CHARLES B. BAILEY' WM. E. BARKER JOHN IL CLAP1 AUGUSTUS CRANE J. J. DARLINGTON FLOYD E. DAVIS JOHN JOY EDSON P. A. PENNING A. P. FOX JOHN A. JOHNSTON GEORGB A. KING MARTIN A. KNAPP JOHN B. LARNEK THEODORE W. NOYES ANDREW PARKER ARTHUR PETER PAMUEL L. PHILLIPS JOSEPH I. SAKS N. H. SHEA THOMAS W. SMITH ELLIS SPEAR GEORGE TRUESDELL HARVEY W. WILEY A. S. WORTH INGTON" ti-llllllHIIIIII M-H-H-M I Ann7nevxjyam'ManA xict7iHn4jtn&xJ&twcJn7n&n6sfla ZyefarJm6nsep'ii joiJn7UlantnKMolu- HOSPITAL STAFF IS NOT CRIPPLED Head Physician Says Terms of the Retiring 'Internes Had -Expired. Appointment of Dr. Paul Putskl, graduate of the' George Washington University, as head resident physi cian at the Emergency Hospital, "was followed quickly by the leaving of four members of the hospital staff. These physicians quit the service of the institution last midnight. The doctors who left the hospital simultaneously .were Dr. Frederick M. Nolan, Dr. A. Magruder MacDon ald. Dr. Frederick R. Sanderson, and Dr. Ernest K.Stratton,the first three being graduates of the Georgetown University, while the latter is a grad uate of the George Washington Uni versity: "The trouble started with the resig nation of Dr. Harry Lewis, as head resident physician at the hospital," said one of the young doctors, "We thougHt It unfair to all of us who had been In the service of the institution for more than a year that an outsider should be appointed tc the position vacated by Dr. Lewis. Protest of Appointment. "We consider Dr. Putskl's appoint ment a reflection on the 'efficiency of every member of the Emergency Hos pital who had spent a 'year or more In the Institution under the leadership of Dr. Lewis. We. didn't feel that we should stay at an Institution which practically closed the doors to advance ment for any of us. "Then again we did not leave, until our terms, were up. We entered the service of the hospital to stay there eighteen months each. Our eighteen month term' was up last midnight and our retirement was not unexpected." Denies Staff la Crippled. Dr Puuki denied that "the stnff o'f the hospital had been crippled by the resignations. "We are now two phy sicians short as the result of the res ignations" he said today. . "The phy sicians who, left the service of the hospital last night were expected to quit abotlt this time anyhow and pro visions had been partially maVIe to fill the four vacancies. Two new men were added to the staff shortly after the resignations last, night and two more probably will be taken on either today or some day this week." Dr. Putskl declined to discuss the resignations of the doctors until he had consulted with the medical board df the hospital. He said he would. FINANCIAL Paid Depositors f I M-I I M I 1 1 H M M M Ml M-t 3 :! Paid :: On :: Time ;; Deposits Loans ;; Made At :: a Current '. '. Rates ; ; 9 . v&ccif .consult with the members of th board -later today, and would then probably make a statement regarding the affair. Places Being Filled. Dr. Shands, secretary of the board. said today that no resignations of any physicians connected with the hospi tal had been received by him, and that the severance of relations waa the natural result of the expiration of terms of service. He said: "The hosntal nor Its patients will be in the least discommoded and all the places mado vacant will be filled within a day or two." Three of the four vacancies occa sioned had been filled at noon today and announcement waa made that the fourth position would be occupied some time this week. The new mem bers' of toe-staff-are Dr. A. O. Conway and Dra: 'Powers and Ralph. CHILDREN GET PRIZES Members- of Synagogue 8Unday School Rewarded for Efficiency. The Sunday-school children of the Ohave Sholom Synagogue received prizes jesterday for their efficiency In the study of the Bible. The prizes were presented, by Dr. Maurice Abramson. Every child re ceived some small taken. The leaders of the eight classes are as follows: Jeanette Rod. Eva Sllber, Fanny Dodek, Silvia Lfchtenberg. Sam uel Glvlrtz. Rose Plotnlk, Coleman Bres Miller .and Helen Jacobson. An examination In the Hebrew, lan guage will be held the first week in March. . WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKET BOTTEK-Eltln print. 4tMct Elite. proccas. X334c: store packad, S630c-EOOS-Noarbr. l7c: Southern. ttCc CHEESE Naw Tork Bute, factory, naw. mac POULTOT-Ura bans. Mr lb,l$Wc: roca ters. per lb., 12Ue: tcrkars. per lb.. SSttc. tprlni chickens, par lb.: 2Jtlc: ducks, par lb.. USCOc: itese, per lb., -UtJJSc; keaU. younr. each, aoc DRESSEP POULTRT Hens, cbofc. per lb., iSKtc; chickens, par lb., l&Xc: tsrkera. per lb., aaS0o: ducks per lb.. MSc; rooa tara. per lb.. 12814c: seeee, lHTOc. CmEEN FRUITS Apples, sew, per bbL. KM9iM; per box, H.0OtW; California oraniea. tJ.7JfjS.C0; FlorUa oranjta, &M9 LOO per box: lemons, per box, tZ.0O9t.ia: pears, par box, 75ei7; irape fruit, 8.069 VEOETABLES-PoUtoea, JJcCormlck. per bbL. W 755.00; Western, per Hi bo. sack. M.756.0O; sweet potatoes. $U0U; atrial bean, per baapeU CCOSLOO; peppers, per crate. (2.008100: carrots, per box, (Oct? ri.OO: okra, per crate. COOStOO; radlabea, per 100. HOoetM; eocmnbers. basket. f2.6C4H.00: onion, per 100-lb. sack. UXeiM: rmz Blast.. &C082.25 per crate: new cabbage. H.S0.00 per 100 lbs.; beats, per (ranch, ,4SCc: celery, per dox.. 35ctl.DO; rotnalne. lettuce. ILOOOJUJ per basket; lettuce, Sl.0091.re per basket: cranberries, per bbl., I7-I099 CO: per box. ILK iW; aquaxb, -Florida, B.0eJ.M per basket. FINANCIAL. 'ft s Jmk VKMlyHBV Maa-attr CfejSssV" Tr7a3arM M Art "- . assttMBMil iMaBUHLgJiLEM JljiBiy, MS-IS! - MitSi Resolve That 1917 Shall Be a Year of Prosperity! and begin at once taking measures that will . force your good intentions 'to bear fruit. The first step is to open an account at a time-tested bank, such as this then add to it regularly as each pay day comes around. Perseverance is the passport to success. The protection, service, and counsel of this bank have helped hundreds to opportunity and financial independence. Today, more than 33,000 open accounts afford convincing evi dence of the advantages which connection with us offers. Make the very first Pay Day of the New Year an opportunity for identifying yourself with this 50-year-old bank. Almost any amount will start you. SAME RATE of Both Large and OFFICERS: WILLIAM D. HOOVER, President WOODBURY BLAIR. 1st Vice Pres. imwH- w wmxit- -,a VI-. -n ....... ... ..... . .,,. . trtuijiti. BXtrrsoji... Trust Officer DIRECTORS: Woodbury Blair William D. James A. Buchanan ounrn Howard Samuel Maddox William A, H. Church , , . TT . . , William F. Qulcksa.ll Walter 6 Clephane Reginald S. HuldekoperFl.y,,gnw-sY0u'K"a" William V. Cox Thomas R. Jones William H. Walker William E. Edmonston Victor Kauffmann Henry K. Willard National Savings and Trust Corner 15th St. & Company New York Ave. OLDEST SAVING5 DEPOSITORY IN WASHINGTON FAYORPERMAMT . EXHIBITION HERE. Association of Oldest Inhabi tants Approves Plan for Big Pre-lnaugural Show. The Association of Oldest Inhab itants went on record todaf as favor ing: the plans for holdlne; a pre-lnaugural Government educational ex hibit In Washington. Resolutions ln: dorslag- the project and the proposal to hold a conference of governor here on March 6 for the consideration" of the establishment of a permanent State exposition, were adopted at a meeting In the Union Engine House this momlnif. The resolutions were offered by John B. McCarthy. 1 CoBtrratttlate Church. On motion of Matthew Trimble the association adopted resolutions congratulating- St. John's Episcopal Church o nlU centennial, which wilt be celebrated during the week Janu ary 7 to 14. A committee consisting of Mr. Trimble, John B McCarthy and Henry I Bryan was appointed to Announcer-lent of the appointment of J. Richard Higgles as a member of the membership committee- to succeed Louis P.. Shoemaker waa made br President Theodore vr. Noyes. Tha association acknowledged by rising vote the report by John B. Mc Carthy, of the deaths on December 39 of William H. Douglas and on Decem ber 29, of Enoch Moralasd. 2Tew Heatbera Bleeted. The following new members were elected: Julius Hughes. Shepherd Ev erett, William" Stetson Hogg, Allan R. Searle, and Abram Levi. An invitation from Major George W. Armei to visit him during the day at his home In Woodley road was read to the members by Secretary B. W; Relss. In opening the meeting President Noyes extended a New Year greeting to the members, which was returned by a rising vote. The business meeting was followed by a social gathering and luncheon. NEW YEAR PASTOR'S THEME. The Rev. Andrew R. Bird delivered two New Tear sermons at the mora ine unrt atveninsr services held in his church, the Second Presbyterian, yes terday. FINANCIAL CAPITAL $1,000,000 EARNED SURPLUS $l,0OO0O0 RESOURCES OVER $9,000,000 Interest Paid on Small Accounts GEORGE HOWARD Treasurer S9ABXEST f.3rl;c?r c.9A?:.c-?i6MBORNAs3t. Treas. Hoover Edward McLean Corner 15th St. & New York Ave. 41. ,? fl . Telephone Main 6378-0370. FIFTIETH YEARl .-.