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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 1018.
13 I QHIEMNA WIPED OUT BY ANOTHER MQUAKE Gives Up Society to Help 'Uncle Sam In War LEAVES SOCIETY The entire city of Guatemala was "wiped out by in earthquake shock Friday night, official radio messages from Darlen to the War Department today announced. Official report to the War Depart mnt stated that the "entire city seema to have been completely da-1 stroyed" and that immediate relief la Imperative. The acting governor of the Canal Zone hsa been authorised by the Uni ted States War Department to dis patch auppllea Immediately in one of the. Panama steamer" The regular ateamer U not due In Guatamala until January 18. It is stated. A Red Cross relief shin sailed from New Orleans Thursday with supplies for the K,000 people then reported home less, but the additional casualties and distrucUon call for additional aid. Cable Confirm Report. Conflrmattlon of the War Depart dent reports uas received at the Guatemala legation late last night from the South Xrrerlcan Cable Com pany agent at San Jose. Report? of the entire town being destroyed were repeated, and an es timate of at least 300 killed was made by the agent at San Jose, seventy-Ore miles from the stricken city. Scenes of terrifying nature are described in cables to Senor Mendcz, Guatemala minister here Noxious vapors rlsln? from wide crevices in the street: caused the death of scores. It waa stated. Others were killed in the collapse of the his toric cathedral. Burled In Wreckage. The quake came at 10:46 o'clock FrI day night The 20 per cent of the buildings remaining standing after the shocks of. a week ago were razed. People housed in tents and rude shelters contrived from sheets of gal vanized metal were buried beneath masses of -wreckage. Railroad lines Into the city from very direction have been wrecked, and the bridge over the river col lapsed. Feara that President Cabrera may have been killed are expressed by Mendez as no news of his safety hag been received. Cammunleatloa Destroys. AH communication between Guate mala and Varreon on the Atlantic and San Jose on the Pacific lias been In terrupted except such as could be made by courier from the stricken capital. No definite Information from the stilmlisBBmlaK' &$ JaaaaaaHaaai mJNmWwW'i lHaaaBalaal MBaaaaaaaHmsBsaH ' "; li,- TISIsbbbbbP bbbbbbbbbbbbbbHbBbbbbbV "S '.. jnEaaaHBaK W Ml . ' lW- mm ' '-'"???- NL ' 'aK..4 - w? ' t.-.X v-tVESBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBaTl'rl ' - LIFE TO WORK ON M'ADOO'S STAFF -Coprrtiht, Harris Jk Enlnr. MISS FRANCES HAWTHORNE BRADY, Who, at twenty-one, is one of Secretary McAdoo'g most trusted assist ants in his new job of managing a nation's railroads. A Washington society girl. Miss Frances Hawthorns Itrady, who gave up parties, dances, and teas or the debutants set In Washington to help the Government during the period of t,e war, a the first and only woman i n the staff of Director Qsntral of Railroads MeAdoo. Miss Ilrady was selected because of her ability and efficiency In Liberty loan worK in ma Treasury, and site was the second appointee of Mr, Me Adoo aa director general of the rail roads The first waa Oscar Price, who was named private secretary to the director, and who In reality la his assistant. ansa urwji oineisi line nas not been f Izrd. She Is acting, however, as general assistant In the director's of floe. Since saving a finishing school In Washington, Mlis Brady, who Is but tventy-one, and consequently .not a bit diffident about tailing her age. ha been prominent in all of the af fairs of the younger set. Her two grown brothers entered the regular army as engineers In the first days of the war, and following them Miss Hrady felt the call of patrlotls duty. She offered her services to the Gov rrnmant and was appointed a clerk fn the Liberty Loan Bureau, This was last August Hhe developed Immediately Into a capable business woman and her work attracted the t-J tention of 'officials. Ttiey bad no hail tancy in declaring her the most eWelent worker In the Liberty Lout Bureau. Secretary MeAdoo sent (or her the day he began organisation of his staff. Miss Prady has no time Tor lets' or parties now. For months she has been working from I In the morning; to almost any hour at night The hour Will eer. talnly not be any shorter In the rail road office, which eennot be expended fast enough to care for the work that Is piling In. She Is stanch n her determination to serve tha Government during the period of the war. and she is so interested that she doesn't care, so far as work Is con cerned. Just how long It takes to lick hn Germans. Miss Brady's father. Tltomaa Grayson Brady, was for many years a factor In Cuba, handling sugar lands and other big products. Nine ear ago he moved his family htre -from Clarksburg, W. Va.. taking a house at 1817 ' Vernon street Miss Brady went to private school hera and was graduated by one of the girls' flnUblng schools. Her two older Jirothers finished their edu cation at the University of West Vlr glnlaj each taking an engineering de. gree. Both are pow'ln the engineer corps, Lieut. Johnson C Brady In the 306th Regiment, and Sargt Thomas M. Brady n the Twenty-third Regiment 20 PER CENT CUT 1 CHAIELAN NOT CONFUSED BY FIRE OF QU E TON "I am IN PASSENGER SERVICE ORDERED First orders n general curtail ment or railroad passenger service throughout the United States were approved last night by Director Gen eral MeAdoo, New schedules, to become effective tomorrow,, call for a virtual SO per cent reduction in passenger service fast of Pittsburgh on the Pennsyl vania, Baltimore and Ohio, and New Tork, Nsw Haven, and Hartford rail, roads. Coincident!, IP was announced plans have been laid for extensive use of InUnfl waterways sn auxiliary means of transportation. MeAdoo Is sued a, statement urging adoption by Congress of this feature ef tha new rauroaa phi. Reduction of eastern roads service will be followed In the near future by material curtailments throughout the Middle West, notably between St Louis and Chisago, where four com peting lines operate Pullman Jtrvloe. ing counsel for, the Commonwealth. Dr Chamberlain asserted that In his opinion the body of hi brother was -dismembered and hidden brnesth, the fence posts on the doctor's farm after the doctor himself had been placed In Jail Grueling cross examination failed to confuse him. He engeged In sev eral animated discussions with the Commonwealth's counsel which led Judge Rutherford to Interfere. The case will go tp the Jury on Tues day, It Is predicted. BRACELET WATCHES l.nl.I ami aotil nllrd ladles' I.umln.u. 1111 Military. $uxla' Jewelers. trattB ax4 Cttrenonittrr Uktr. 1322 G N. W. Opposite Epiphany Church. RICHMOND, Va,, Jan. ready to die, rather than falsify. I have told the truth end I am Inno cent," declared Br. Asa W. Chamber lain today when asked why he did not take the advice cf several friends and soma Richmond attorneys and enter a plea of guilty on the charge of murdering his brother, Albert, for whose death he has been on trial In Goochland county for tha past fourir days. Dr, Chamberlain was on the stand his own defense three hours on Friday and seven hours yesterday, and from the first ha maintained his Innocence, declaring that he had beep his broth er's frend,up to the t,lme of his death; that he had never harbored Ill-feeling against him, even though the dead man was an Ingrate. Mrs. Clara Oxford, daughter of the aged defendant, has arrived from Wyoming, and Wilt be placed on the stand tomorrow' to tell of past rela tions between the brothers. The doctor's young wife appears more concerned over the probable verdict of the Jury than the accused, who has shown a spirit or cheerful nesi during tha past two days, and on the, witness stand yesterday indulged in some bright repartee at the ex pense of Louis O. Wendenburg, lead- JANUARYVICTOR and COLUMBIA RECORDS NOW READY AiVmy Plenty of. Victor and Columbia Record. THKRC'S A SUNDAY SERMON FOR YOU ON PAGE 8 TODAY aoi On fand, Jinked with- a mighty pleasing ind helpful service. ' i Come in and listen toyowr favorite selections. You're always welcome. HUGQ WORGH lilOGStVNeWs.' ICC30I I0E30I I0O01 BRUSH CAPTUR E 15,000 TURKS IN HOLY LAND DRIVE Fifteen thousand Turkish prisoner have been taken bi the British expe ditionary force in Palestine since No vember I. General Allenby has of ficially reported. So mention is made of the Teuton prisoners taken, known to be large A further advance of two and one half miles and the occupation of Har at heh. est of Nablu.s, Is .reported by General Allenb) British troops are now ulthin htriking distance of Je richo and the Mount of Olives In the Mesopotamian sector. General Marshall reports thn inauguration of Red Cross relief party that nasi through traffic from Kut El Amara, scheduled to arrive in Guatemala yes-1 a hundred miles below Bagdad, to terday Jias been received here, Basra, between Bagdad -and Bamara I MEDH1 McCORMICK OUT FOR SENATE CHICAGO, Jan. 8. Congressman UedlU McCormlck. Republican, has formally announced his candidacy for the United States Senate, and will contest the seat held by James Hamll ton Lewis. Democrat. TL0ANS HORNING LONDON. Jan. 0 -Little fighting on the various fronts is reported to day On the British front In France, Geneial Haig's forces repulsed sev eral German raiding detachments. A spirited artillery duel Is in prog ress on the Italian front, in the Aslago plateau and Brenta valley sec tors In the Calcino valley. Teuton patrols were driven back by the rifle fire of the Italian." Airmen were again active. British fliers bombed several sheds and buildings of the German aerodromes at Glnstellcs Italian aviators bombarded with good results enemy avlatlpn camps and encampments, and also tbe sta tion at Lev ico and adjacent maga zines Some casualties resulted and J slight damage was done when Teu ton riiers bombarded Mestre. Bas- HELEB. VA. I (Baatli ef HjfUwar BrMcs). J sano. and Castel Franco. ftee autamoblU from Ilk u ni.N W. FLOWERS for the "Special Occasion" II nrmitem rioruia' 'I Whether it Iv a reception, dinner, luncheon or any other event where that little floral touch adds greath to the ef fect, vui'll lind the greatest batbfactioii in the (mde art. I he Art of Mower-. IS being ecognized as an art and should therefore he cultivated. Glide Bros. Co. 1214 F ST. Thane. Muln -t;77. 427k, 70 rlraraph llrllvrr A.kurlulion It Is Easy to Send HIM the News From Home Every Day Z&p Men in camp and at the front : want news irora pack nome." The" WashintTton TIMES uill cKa fi, ' the news of WashinRton and all .he world. Just send HIS name and ' mn HHdrcss. tot'othpr iitk ! tOe for 1 11.80 for 3 month months Kl r e .1 u.uv lur u JllPtuns t 17.00 far 12 month. i TO THE 'IBCULATION MANAGER of the WASHINGTON TIMES. Don i Allow This Octopus To Get a Strangle Hold Upon the Public Domain m the "Relief" Provisions of Hff Senate Bill No. 2812 VnmtNpr?SiRirSiditKtljwr Mil K fm mJim I'tTaWk -1 1 'slim ifllMfvfJKp!-! fBaHsWSswGaTI iztM3mQ&&2 S.VxfJ&V'9i- frSraTt'x V VsaaalBaaaBHCi2,iSeSLr. .r'-r-'.v,v.-.-... . r. '.-. iv--J".-i.-siSlMWKIlHimUmJ&-L&:l TOv '"Ba- S' XC&'Ts? .&& Bill To Encourage and Promote the Mining of Coal and Phosphate, Oil, Gas, Potassium and Sodium on the Public Domain." The "Relief" Provisions of this bill, in so far as they affect the oil situation, would block any chance for real competition and confirm in the Standard Oil Company and its subsidiaries from ten to twenty thousand acres of producing lands, and in the Stan dard and other persons, whose rights are questionable, unlimited . unproven acreage. It prevents any one but those granted "relief" from acquiring directly or indirectly, not only in the State of Wyoming, but in the entire United States, and from the Canadian Line to the Mexican Border, any larger area of the many millions of acres of public lands than 2,560 acres. No chance is given for an oil operator to grow to sufficient size to be con sidered a competitor. In short, monopoly is intrenched, forti fied and insured against competition and when you sweep away the chance of competition, the public's purse is at the mercy of monopoly. It is unnecessary to point out here the result from the consumer's standpoint the public's standpoint and it is because of the public's knowledge as to the- effect of such a bill, if enacted into law, that we depend upon the bill being defeated by an overwhelming vote unless suitable amendments are made that will eliminate "relief" and permit competition. t By BENJAMIN F. RICE, New Willard Hotel, Washington RICE & LYONS, Lawyers Tulsa, Oklahoma KWWMWwwwwtwwWfKfWjwf,t'