THE WASHINGTON TIMES; TUESDAY, JULY 3.' 1917.
SWEPT OUT DOOR;
3C NOW IN CELL
JCKW1 TORK, July 3. When a gen
tleman down In Rio de Janeiro puti
his John Hancock on a hotel register
khe sleeps where and -when he lists.
Provided hU siesta doesn't Interfere
3th the peace and dignity of the
ate, says the Sun.
3r. Jade Ollverla Botclho, who drop-
Id In at the Hotel Normendle from
land of coffee and the River of
pubt, brought hi local atmojphere
oar with him. All of which ae-
lunts for the fact that the Brazilian
Insul has been called upon to explain
i the local courts that the "doe" Is a
rgular fellow down hone and mount-
1 one run aft only for defensive pur-
tassble Over Perm.
Id the early hours yesterday a cou-
lle of dusky servitors were enraged
sweeping the hotel parlor. They
tumbled. In the dim light over th
llntng figure of a roan. He was.
pd a small person, scarcely touch-
tie fire-foot mark. A long; Prince
pert, which swept the floor nearly.
fried sufficiently to allow a ereme de
bathe vest and a peculiar bat wing
of tropical cut breathing spec.
monocle was tethered with a huge
ck ribbon lariat and was crazing
rout the floor near the sleeper.
I The two darkles fled. When the
jerk came In he recognized his new
na valued friend from Rio and made
effort to arouse him and send him
The Rio medico hadn't left any call
ir mat nour ana he put up a lively
kck over the Intrusion. The two nor-
Irs returned to re-nforce the cleric
ad the diminutive doctor started
Kings going like an angry centipede.
Deleted actor undertook to make
Ce. One of the combatants bit t
Ce from his flump. With at hnvl
" th actor person fled.
Tbrtm Oat Frost Door.
The hotel folk rather speedily
.crowded the doctor out the front door.
Hls dignity was ruffled; so was the
Prince Albert: ditto the delirium tre
mens vest. The monocle alone re
tained Its aplomb.
He went over to the "West Thirtieth
street station to tell the police about
Jils experiences. Detective Daly no
ticed that the right rear elevation of
the Prince Albert was accentuated
and he took therefrom an automatic
"You will excuse me, sir." said the
detective, "but you are a prisoner for
carrying concealed weapons.
"It's no crime In Rio to carry a pis
tol," explained the doctor.
BALLOON RUNS AWAY; .
Jjficer, Caught in Ropes, Then
Falls in Bay; Sayed.
By English Leads
To Sleep Shortage
LONDON', Juy 3. English chil
dren are rejoiced by the new
summer time schedule under
which the clock Is advanced one
hour, but their parents ere net
made so happy by the chance.
The extra hour of dayllgiit cumes
at the end of the day and affords
the children an extra hour for
play. Thty refuse to go to bed
an hour earlier and their parents
are In despair.
The educational authorities aro
beginning to display concern
over the resulting loss of sleep
The head of one of the largest
London schools has suggested
that the situation be remedied by
advancing the school hours.
WILL BE SLOGAN
HERE NEXT WEEK
Washington has had Its Red Cross.
enlistment, and Liberty loan "weeks,"
and now comes "Canning and Drying
"Everyone, can or preserve some
thing." will be the Slogan. The big
drive for agricultural preparedness
will start next Saturday and continue
Edward F. Colloday. John Dolph. H.
It. Conolly, Department of Agricul
ture demonstrator and chief Judge of
The Times garden contest, and Mrs.
Giles Scott Rafter have been named
a committee by the central garden
committee to arrange for the cam
paign. Kxpert demonstrators of the De
partment of Agriculture will give
practical lessons In canning and dry
lng. The central garden committee Is
arranging for tbe renting of a store
on F street for demonstration work.
At a meeting of the committee yes
terday afternoon. 1100 was appro
priated to defray the expense of con
ducting a canning and drying kitchen
In the Thomson School. The kitchen
will be maintained for the benefit of
those living In apartments, where
facilities for canning are Inadequate.
MAIDEN LANE FORGES
"21 to 30" Interests Makers of
NEW TORIv, July 3. Thousands
of those fateful little gold bands that
the bridegroom fumbles In his poc
kets and brings forth at the altar
are being shipped all over the coun
try from manufacturing Jewelers
here today In anticipation of the
rush of war weddings expected to
accompany the draft of America
An excursion today through the
Maiden Lane Jewelry center revealed
The factories are working over
time to keep pace with the demand.
Thousands of youths "between the
ages of twentv-one and thirtv
PENSACOLA, Fla, July 3. Shot
Seward 8,000 feet, then to be plunged
lato Pensacola Bay, was the thrilling
experience of Chief Petts Officer Gay
i vjhlle working on one of the free
euioons ai me fensacoia .Naval
(The balloon was being adjusted
1-eperatory to flight The officer n
the rigging. Just between th baa.
tit and the bag, making a slight ad-
usimeni. wnen a gust of wind Jerked
.. ... -. iiitLiaLisi v c at s n ajiiii
11 'fl,.?. C"Il f"m.,.he .n1.n,",of. to take or leave the
' m-.v. .u .CUk 1L AIUIL ID'
Itead of attempting to jump as the
alloon left the ground, the lone oc
upant stayed with the skyshlp and
yas mown rar out over the bay.
In a short while the billnnn y,A
Iten more than a mile, with the un
willing passenger hanging half way
etween the basket and the bag.
Finally he aucceeded In slloninir
lown Into the basket and Dulllnr a
control valve, released the gas from Ten native born Germans, two worn
SeT uninjured!" "" " " "" " dm,"ed to 'hP
I triueij wj iubiii.c uiuuviiii aii jiau
LIE IN WAR'S WAKE
ON FRENCH FROM
NEGRO ELUDES ALL
PURSUIT AFTER HE
LONDON. July 3. "Old r-a ags,
bottles, old I ron!"
That familiar cry that has resound
ed through the alleys and back streets
of every city In the United States
came back to the mind of a New York
Sun correspondent who stood amid
the ruins of the Somme battlefields
one day recently. Pozleres. Thltpval.
Bapaume, and all the surrounding
country form a veritable junkman's
paradise. What a revel ot delight it
would be for American ragpicker! to
be turned loose on the scene of a
Brigade ef Jonkueh.
It might not be an unreasonable
suggestion for Atrtrlca to recruit a
salvage brigade of trained junkmeh to
come to Europe and clear up the mess
that has been made. The countries
that have been at war for nearly
three years cannot spare the labor
to do this work, and when peace
comes their men and women will be
needed for more vital Industries. Or
If It Is not practical to recruit a
junkers' brigade the work might be
allowed by competitive bidding to
companies organised for the purpose.
Contract could be let for each
ruined city at an enormous profit
to the districts involved and to the
For Instance, there Is a vast for
tune to be made In recovering the
wine bottles that have been left by
the million all bver the French and
Belgian territory through which the
war has raged. On the road from
Albert to Bapaume there are moun
tains of bottles and broken glaav.
Most ot the unbroken bottles are to
day worth from 35 to SO Cents esrh.
iuim nied nigh.
It Is simply astounding to go through
the wreckage of houses ot Bapaume
that before the German evacuation
with champagne bottles that wotild
bring In France three francs apiece.
In one room, which Is now the home
No trace has been found of the ne
gro who attacked two women near
First and C streets southeast last
Police recalled today that only a
few months ago two other women
were attacked by a negro In the same
vicinity Under Identical circum
stances. The victim last night was Mrs. Ann
E. UUburn, of 402 First street south
east night telephone operator at a
downtown hotel. She left her home
at 11 o'clock and walked to First and
C streets to get a car. where she as
aceostad by a negro, who asked
where First and B streets were.
Grabbed far Bag.
Mrs. Mllburn turned to point her
umbrella, when tne negro grabbed
for her handbag.
The woman held firmly to the bag
and screamed. The negro struck her
behind one ear and In the side. Her
screams attracted several men and
the negro fled.
Mrs. Mllburn was taken to Casualty
Hospital and later went home
Ten minutes after the attack on
Mrs. Mllburn,' Mrs. Laura Mockabee,
of 638 First street southeast, was fol
lowed down First street as she got
off of .a car at E street by a negro
answering the same description as
Mrs. Mllburn's assailant
Mrs. Mockabee turned abruptly Into
a yard. The negro followed and was
about to grab her when she screamed
and the colored man fled.
FINDS GAS SHELLS
Says Ambulance Dmer.
NRli TORIT. Julir .1 Vnnnin
of ten Australian soldiers, there are L.e n eghteen-year-old volunteer
no less than 4.000 wine bottles plied . . . ... .... ..
up along the walls like cordwood.nd.rlver, toT the American Red Cross
this repository Is only a small one, '""" "i '"" "
compared with tbe dumps in other
Practically no attention Is being
paid by the army salvage corps to
debris of this kind. Old Iron, steel
and lead are simply left to be de
stroyed by rust or covered with dirt
thrown up by shells. All tbe junk
men in the world working night and
day couldn't clean up the Bapaume
region In a year, and It Is probable
that when the period ot reconstruc-j
light on gas shells In a letter written
"near Solssons" and Just received
"The Bodies dropped a few gas
shells over about midnight," he
writes. "Have you ever heard a rat
tlesnake? Well, a gas shell has the
same effect No one haa to tell you
what It Is. you know. It Just goes
'put' and lets out a greenish vapor.
Hon begins this blot on the face of That's enough down In the 'dugout'
the earth will be covered up and no Pu' " Tour masks, and wait until
attempt made to recover anything. l"e Roches are finished Rut It s a
I ghastly scene, one candle burning.
ana every one Billing arouna wun
SNEAK GETS TROUSERS
JUST EMPTIED OF $600
Owner Had Put "Roll" Under Pil
low When Thief Acted.
KAISER'S NEW FOE
Grand opera doesn't sound half as
good to E. N. Colbert a builder, 21.1
Twelfth street northeast, as the
cackle of a chicken.
Consequently, he has asked the
Commissioners to recruit a Washing
ton chicken brigade. He thinks he
can Induce Just about everybody In
the city to Join. Drills will be held
In back yards.
More succinctly, Mr. Colbert wants
cart blanche for Washlngtonlans to
raise all the fowls they want to. War
prices are the cause.
Slag Dollar Notes.
Mr. Colbert points out that the ear
ly morning singing of fowls, while
opposed to slumber. Is worth pros
pective money In large gobs.
Mr. Colbert says he's unable to see
any difference between encouraging
home gardens to help win the war,
and In giving the people an oppor
tunity to provide meat food, and eggs
for the same reason.
"People must have eggs," he con
tinues, "whatever the cost Raising
chlckena In back yards wilt save the
garbage, which may be fed to the
fowls, but will reduce the price."
Commlsalenera Can't See It.
The Commissioners, It was learned
today, are no Inclined to raise the
ban on chicken raising within the
H. M. Conolly, the Department of
Agriculture food expert detailed for
duty In the District Is a believer In
poultry yards for city folks.
"A smalf number of chickens can be
kept in almost any back yard. If the
law would permit" he said.
SCOUT POTATO PICKERS
BACK; LAUD FARMERS
Rmrteeo District Boys Return
Hose to Handle Freight.
Fourteen of the forty-eight Boy
Scout potato pickers, who ten days
ago went to the Eastern 8hore of Vir
ginia to assist farmers, reached home
this morning. The remainder are ex
The boys came direct from Pungo-
teague. vs.. where they have campea
since being discharged.
The fourteen took a boat to Baltl
mote, and from there came on electric
car. They will report at Twelfth and
Pennsylvania avenue at 7 o'clock to
morrow morning to go to work in the
Potomac yards handling freight Nine
teen other scouts are already work
The returning boys declared they
were "treated like princes" by the
masks on the cat hugs the fire while
'James,' the medicine dog, has his
mask on too it's a special one and
he knows enough not to paw It off.
He's a real war dog.
"Oh, It bothers me the gas more
than the shells. It's a pretty rotten
way to make war!"
CAPTAIN FOX ON WAY
WITH BODY OF WIFE
;0HENS LEAD SMITHS
applied for final papers before.
declaration of war.
TVi let tv rewi Ittt-saa art ann1lie tlnne
IN N Y lYRFPTflP V i to h Posted ninety days and before
ill 11. 1. 1UUwUlUftl I the next naturalization court Is held
, this period will have expired.
Those admitted were- John Henry
Schwarzmann, blacksmith. 317 Thir
teenth street southeast. Ernest Ool'z,
144 D street southeast:
Mrs. Anna M. Stuart. tallores, KI0
Twentieth street southeast, Frederick
C. Hess, grocery clerk Joeph Braun,
machinist, 634 Fourteenth rtreet
southeast; Otto W. Rn"-rt Jncsehke.
mill man. 3414 Pennsylvania avenue:
Conrad M. Mueller, baker. 220 F street
northeast: A. E. Meye nurse. 1S23
Lamont street northwest: Paul K.
Rlchter, Jeweler, 101 Massachusetts
Louis Schlckart cook, JO. D
DENVER, July 3. "Pure luck."
That Is the way Sam P. Debber ex
presses his feelings with regsrd to a
burglary committed at his residence,
which netted the thief a pair of Deb'
ber's trousers notnlng more and
saved Debber about $800.
Debber. who runs a clothier sfor.
are waiting for the draft ! placed a wallet containing nearly
so tney maytGOO In his hip pocket as he started
home. In his other pockets he had
about $10 In silver.
Vpon arriving home Debber tossed
the wallet with the I GOO under his
pillow. He had nearly completed dis
robing' for the night and had placed
his troussrs over a chslr when sud
denly a hand was thrust througth
the open window near the bed and
i-e trousers dlssppeared as the hand
When detectives arrived they were
able to trace the burglar by a trail
of sliver dollars and small change
which had fallen from the trousers
pockets as the man fled.
KING GEORGE PROVES
HE'S REAL MARKSMAN
either marry and so to u-ar, or mar
I ry and take a chance on the itme
ADMIT TEN GERMANS
TO CITIZENSHIP HERE
LONDON, July 3 King George
proved his skill as a msrksmsn with
the rifle when he vlilted recently the
former home of the Royal Automo
bile Club, now used as an officers
His msjesty had two shots at
twenty-five yards range. Both were
bull's eyes, the first breaking the
edge and the second being almost
Ths King next had shots at a cellu
loid ball kept on the move by a cur
rent of air. He missed twice, but
smashed the ball at the third at
tempt In ahootlng at running men cross
ing the range of fire In ten secondi
eseh his majesty knocked over three
men In five shots.
Capt Mllo P. Fox. V. S. A, of 3009
Wyoming avenue. Is today on his way
here from El Paso, bringing the body
of his wife, who died there Monday
of blood poisoning. Mrs. Pox Is the
daughter of the late Col Edwerd M
Heyl, of this city.
Captain and Mrs. Fox were prom
inent In Washington society before1
he was transferred to Texas.
Mrs. Fox Is survived by two sis
ters, Mrs. Joseph Colquitt of the
above address, and Miss Delphlne
Turner-Heyl. and two brothers, Ed
ward M. Heyl. of Buffalo. N. I, and
Charles H. Heyl. Jr.. of this city.
Funeral services will be held Frl
dsy. Interment will be In Arlington
AIR DUELISTS KILLED.
AMSTERDAM, July 3. The Frank
furter zeltung. reporting the death
nt ih German aviator Rleeslnger,
who had previously accounted for
four adversaries, says that during
his lsst flight he succeeded In sett
ling fire to his British opponent's
mschlne. but the latter, selng he was
unable to escape death, rammed
Relsslnger's airplane and both airmen
fell to earth.
NEW YORK, July 3 Cohens have
dlsplsced the Smiths for numerical
supremacy In New York city, accord- j blacksmith
ing to ine American. This was re
vealed yesterday by publication of the
new city directory. It required forty
sine and one-halt columns in the big
hook to list the Cohens this year.
-The Smiths came second, however.
with forty-six and one-half columns.
The Browns came In third, but were
hard pressed by tbe Levys. who have
Increased their way to fourth place.
The new directory Is the greatest'"1""1"
ever published from Emit Aby. the
Alpha, all the way through the alpha
bet to Ifnatz Zzlsko. I
Splros Papathananopulos holds the j
distinction of having the longest i
name In the directory There ar I
many names without vowels In them. I
For Instance. Joseph Vlk (which Is
the Bohemian for Wolf) Charles J
Vldk Is another variation of the asms j
name. A hard name to pronounce I
ten times rspldly Is Karl Parassozak.
L C. CfREPORTS PROVE
RAILWAYS EARN MORE!
Preliminary reports to the Inter
state Commerce Commission on rail
way earnings In May today Indicated
that the assertion of the commission,
in refusing the IS per cent rate In
crease, that railroad profits were
arrowing will be borne out by the
full report Returns from seventy
two of the 16S principal ateam roads
show a net revenue for the month of
(48,134,748. compared With 148,081,930
for May. IBIS.
POST FOR LABORITE.
LONDON, July 3-John Robert
dynes, Laborlte. representing north-
least Manchester In the House of
E Commons, has been appointed parlla-
erneniary secretary to tbe food con
trol department replacing Capt
GIriat Maks beauty lotion at
home for a few cent. Try HI
Squeeze the Juice of two lemons Into
a bottle containing three ounces of
orchard white, shake well, and you
have a quarter pint of the best freckle
and tan lotion, and complexion beau
tlfier, at very, very small cost
Viitr nm w h 11. t ... .. .
any drug store or toilet counter will I
mree ounces ot orcnara white
for a few cents.
Massage this sweet
ly fragrant lotion into the fac. nmrle
arms, and hands each day and see how
freckles and blemishes disappear and
hww clear, soft and white the akin be
comes. Yes! It is harmless. Advt
FOR THROAT AND LUNGS
Ttinnonr coucits a.nd colds
letd by O'DOKSBXaf DB.VQ STOKJU
The Washington Loan and Trust Company
. F and Ninth Streets
fff&zjzk - "SA1.
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3 Certificates of Deposit 3
1. They draw tiftv per cent Urcer Interest than check accounts.
2. The money is removed from the temptation to spend.
3. They draw full interest from day of deposit.
4. They are accepted by the courts for funds held by trustees.
5. They are negotiable,,with the advantages accruing.
6. All the security afforded by great resources, careful management, and strict Gov
ernmental supervision make our Certificates of Deposit most desirable for any
surplus funds or money temporarily awaiting lucrative investment.
. .Vice President and Trust Officer
..Vice President and Treasurer
. .Vice President and Real Kstate Officer
JOHN B LARNER
HARRV O MEEM
CHARLES H DOING. Jr.
ARTHUR PETER General Counsel
JOHN JOY EDSON. Chairman of the Board.
CHA3. B. BAILBY ALBERT F KOX
WM. E. BARKER BESJ W. GUY
THOMAS BRADLEY JS"S J"NSTON
MARTIN A KNAPP
JOHN H. CLAPP.
AUGUSTUS CRANE. Jr.
JOSEPH J. DARLINGTON
FLOYD E. DAVIS
FREDERICK A. FENNING
JOHN B LARNER
HARRY G MEEM
THEOTDORE W NOTES
SAM'L L PHILLIPS
N. II. SHEA
THOMAS XV. SMITH
J LEO KOLB
HARVEY Y WILEY
A. S. WORTHINUTON
HAND 10 SPAIN
Spain and Ireland would make
strange bedfellows now, but perhaps
four hundreds years ago an alliance
between them would not have seemed
so strange. At any rate, four cen
turies ago. according to the Chris
tian Science Monitor, It fell to the
lot of tbe town of Oalway, on the
west cosst of Ireland, and one of
the great centers of trade In western
Europe, to be the link between Ire
land and Spain.
Gal way merchants went to Spain,
and Spanish merchants came to Oal
way, to talk trade, exchange views,
and plan new enterprises.
Daa oa Silk Garmiats.
Oalway men of affairs were wealthy
and prosperous, and It came to be
a saying In those days, "as proud as
a Oalway merchant" So well off. In
deed, was the city, and so many Its
extravagances, that toward the end
oTtbe sixteenth century an Inqulry-J
was held by direction or the lord
deputy. Sir John Perrot with the re
sult that rigid sumptuary lawa were
No young man, "prentice or other
wise," was to wear "gorgeous ap
parell ne silks, either within br with
out their garments, non yat fyne
knltt stockings, either of silk or othsr
costlle wise." And there was much
else to the same purpose.
Oalway, In fact, had always beensf
specially favored town. William
Fitzandelm de Hurgo, the Norman,
under a grant from Henry II. had
BOY PIANO PRODIGY.
He can make a piano talk, bat to
his local school chnms he's just
"Gas," a. rattling good infielder.
dispossessed Rory O'Connor and con
verted the town into his own princi
pal stronghold, and It grew rapidly In
Importance. After the building of the
walls and fortifications, about the
year 120, Its trade. Indeed, Increased
by leaps and bounds. It was at about
this time, too, that tnere came to the
city those famous settlers from Eng
land known In subsequent history as
the "tribes of Oalway" the Blakea,
the Bodkins, the Joyces, the Lynches,
the Martins, and so on. There wero
fourteen of them altogether.
It was the civil war In England
which finally put an end to Galwaya
prosperity and Independence. The
city stood for the King, but ultimate
ly was obliged to surrender to the
AT LOCAL MATER
"Oustave," the prodigy of the piano
who waa billed anonymously at B. F.
Keith's Theater last week and woa
Instant recognition, was Identified to
day as a fourteen-year-old Washing
ton school boy.
Moreover he was not at the keys
communing with the old maitori
when found, but out In a vacant lot
playing ball with the "kids."
Called a Geed Infielder.
Theatergoers hailed Gustave as e.
new musical genius, but to the "kids'
he waa Just Gustave Weckel, a rat
tling good Infielder, familiarly called
The new Capital piano prodigy Is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave
Weckel. 3339 New Hampshire avenue.
He took naturally to the piano a a
child and his parents encouraged him.
He became a pupil of Miss Grace
Gilchrist and his teacher waa not
long In discovering that her new
pupil had real talent
Ceaeert Tears Offered.
The teacher arranged a trial for
the boy at B. T. Keith's, and he play
ed through the program twice a day
last week. Now he has offers of con
RED CROSS LAWN FETE.
The Red Cross will receive 55 per
cant of the proceeds derived from a
lawn fete given tomorrow evening at
the EL V. Brown School. Chevy Chase,
by Troop SI, Boy Scouts of America.
Music will be furnished by the Boy
Scout Band, and there will be dancing.
Give any famous man, or great writer, a message of
vital importance to thoughtful Americans. Naturally
he Svill choose a magazine intended to enlighten as well
as merely to entertain
That is why Rear-Admiral Clark, the hero of the
"Oregon," chose Hearst's Magazine for his inspiring
memoirs, now appearing and why John Galsworthy
chose it for his fine new story, "A Stoic" and why men
like Winston Churchill, Judge Elhert H. Gary and many
others of national prominence have turned to it. Here
are a few of those you will find in the July number:
Admiral Clark, U.S.N.
E. Phillips Oppenheim
Geo. Randolph Chester
' Col. William F. Cody
And now comes Count Tolstoy. He is the famous
son of the great Leo Tolstoy patrician by birth,
socialistic by impulse and training. He has personally
selected Hearst's for a series of articles on the problems
of Russia. The first one is called, "What America Can
Do for Russia." It will make history; read it today in
the July number of
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