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THK .WASHINGTON TBIES; FRIDAY; .TTJLY 26,r 1918. v -vr jt-j a FORTUNE TELLER ENMESHED IN RAID BY WOMAN SLEUTH This is the fourth of a series of stories by Washington's first police woman, icho recently resigned after a long and Interesting service. Episode 4 Fake Fortune Teller. By Mils. SAItAII V. PAIU.IXG. t Former Woshliijrton rollcewoman. A woman Is always fascinated by fortune tellers, clairvoyants and seers. I had an experience with a clairvoyant In Wash lngton that proved one of tho most ex citing of my ca rter. I was sitting la my office at Police head Quarters one day thlnklnp how dull thlncs had crown, when I was call ed Into the pri vate office at detective head- Quarters. "Mrs. Farllnjr. sit down," ordered the inspector. I knew some big- came was ahead of me, for when an Inspector told yon to alt down In the face of such a rush of wbrk, it meant something out of the ordinary. I got the assignment. I was to in vestigate a notorious clairvoyant and Place him under arrest. The police had become interested in him when he placed In the local papers a full page advertisement. It carried a full length figure of a man with lightning radiating from his head and fingers. Direct evidence was necessary to se cure his arrest, so I went one morning to his den. He occupied a suite in an office building in this city. Half a dozen persons were waiting in the reception room for readings wnen I entered. "Have you an appointment?" a col ored maid asked in an affected voice. "No," I replied. "When do you think i can see him?" "Well. I don't know. she said. At that moment, a man, who appar ently had overheard the conversation. thrust his head from the door of an other room and said: i i . . jLsom WDrrv2boiiiwtxrskni Resinol cleared mine completely vi, too, uoagnt mat nothing-wpaia dear rny "tkm, Jhad used so many ucuicvues jiu nouung ncjpcu mnru, bat when I finally tried Resinol Oint ment and Resinol Soap, 1 could feel an Improvement in a short time. The pimples and roughness gradually disappeared until my skin was clearer and fresher than ever. Tor nlcbr all ts3au why doot yoo Irrthca? 1 HAHP ADVERTISEMENT E TO BE GRAY Society Ladies Every where Use "La Creole" Hair Dressing. The well known society leader's hair was prematurely gray, perhaps Just like yours, but Mrs. J heard of "La Creole" Hair Dressing how thousands of people eerywhere had used it with perfect satisfaction. It is not a dye, but a preparation designed especially for the purpose of grad ually restoring color to gray or faded hair, and which is easily applied by simply combing or brushing through the hair. "La Creole" Hair Dressing Dosltlvelr eradicates dandruff, keeps the scalp in a healthy condition and nromotes the growth of new hair; brings back a natural, soft. even, dark shade to gray or faded hair, and makes It lustrous, full of life and beautiful. jjgB 1UL CTtEOLE" HAIR DUES SI SO o orevent your hair from growing Say and to restore a beautiful dark color to gray or faded hair. For sale bv O'Donnell's Drug Stores. People's titos: Stores, and all good drug stores JVerVwhere. "La Creole" Hair Dress ing la old on raoney-back guarantee. "I think you had better make your ohiuuucoi jor tomorrow." I made the appointment for 2 o'clock. The Appointment. On my return thn-fMinwfnf- .. k. secretary led me through the room guuurgiins wim me "reading room." Of all the magnificence. There was a joiiojicsc screen ana a aivan filled with pillows woven with Japanese designs. Bowing and smiling, the- clair voyant made, his appearance. He Was elegantly dressed, wearing silk shirt, silk socks, and a flower In his but ton hole. "Have you an appointment?" he asked. When I answered in the affirmative, he led me to a chair at a table. He took the chair opposite. "Now," he began, rubbing his hands together, "write your name on this piece of paper" he placed a pad be fore me "then write three ques tions." The Three Qoevtlen. He left tiie room and I was alone. Instead of my own, I wrote the name "Anna Llewellyn." and beneath it wrote these questions: "L Would you advise me to close the deal?" (I had no deal. I used It as bait to draw htm out.) "2. Will 1 get the position I am now seeking?" (I was seeking no position.) "3. Will I he successful In my posi tion?" He returned; picked up the slip of paper, which was folded Into a tight wad. and pressed It to his forehead. Closing his eyes, he began, "A-a-a-a Anna L-L-Llewellyn. "That Is your name, is it not?" he asked me. Tea," I answered. "Why, that's wonderful." "Yes, I advise you to close the deal," he said. "Tou have Invested heavily, haven't you?" he queried. I had not Invested a cent. -res." I led him on. -uut x see trouble ahead. Tou come to me tomorrow with $50 and I wui enow you the way out of the aeai.- ne advised. -I can't see it to- oay.- I promised. The appointment was made for 11:30 the following morning. As I was leaving, he said. "Tou are getting too fat." and he out hi bands on my hips, smoothing them down as ne am it. Gets Two Tears, By that act. I had him. That act of touching me constituted simple assault, punishable by law.' I returned the next day to keep my appointment, but not alone. Around the corner was waiting the patrol wgon. Across the street were sta tioned two detectives waiting for my signal to raid the place. I was to take my handkerchief from my pockefbook and rub It across my face. Stationing a detective at each en trance to prevent .escape, I entered, the suite to keep my appointment. 1; was accompanied by a detective from headquarters. , As I was standing there In the outer room. I noticed that a girl, one of the clairvoyant's accomplices, was hurriedly putting on her hat and coat. "Hold on," I ordered. "You can't go yet. Where is Mr. T" naming the clairvoyant. "Here he Is." said the secretary as he emerged from the room. "No, you are not Mr. I know who you are," I replied. At that moment, the clairvoyant ap peared greatly excited. "Why why why what's the mat ter?" he asked. As thevletectlves- closed In on them. I ordered the arrest of the trio, mak ing a charge of simple assault against the clairvoyant. The fortune teller was put away in prison for two years and I want to tell you. he was regarded a one of the best known in his profession In this country. DAD DIDN'T WANT TO HURT THAT YOUNG SOLDIER'S FEELINGS, BUT IT WAS 2:30 A. M. AND SOMETHING HAD TO BE DONE, SO HE DID IT WIT H WILLIE'S BUGLE by FONTAINE FOX. AKHA 1 II PS TO MANE FIRS! D. C. BANKS CO-OPERATE INB00S1TNGW.S.S. SALES Pp H mOyyyy ssssPBUSsRyzflBBk M 1 Avy?yy7yfr sssssfMssssssssVrssssssssBT m , r-nc s 777rM2msrt'-Ym 1 I "" WmMmm lUU sfts I iV. z3?Zv?x7lHE3R'lssisssssssHl nil irrtV) & sftso v7ymflSrJmmk m v t v ifr'Xa v7 m. Jr M m "V-5r Vi vr bHV C UssVH Msm p"rVkMHHBBppsHHMpssl9!MHp PLA NO IS (Osprrlsfct, int. fey U14 mutter BmsamU, las.) 2 POUNDS SUGAR 1NMY RAIN AFTER AUGUS II The Latest Tlrfiiff In Beauty Spots Washington banking Institutions are extending co-operation to the local War Savings committee in handling the work of following up the pledge cards which were re ceived in the house-to-house canvass during tne recent drive. Thousands of these cards were re ceived irom residents who desig nated various local banks as agenta from whom they would purchase their regular allotment of stamns. These pledges have been turned over to tne banks named, who will check up the purchases as made, crediting the Individual with the amount oougnt from time to time. Through mis raetnoa tne pledge card ecu virtually as a promissory note, and the committee Is enabled to make certain that the written promlies are ruinlled. Practically every banking house In the city is enrolled as a member of "The J1.000 Club" and making de termined efforts to enlist other mem bers from the ranks of the larger de- The Food Administration has re quested all Americans to use a sugar ration of two pounds per capita monthly, because the sugar, supplies throughout the country are at a low stage due to the near failure of the American beet and Louisiana cane crops, the small yield In Porto Rico and the fact that t Is difficult to transport sugar fro.n Java arid-other distant sources on account offfcitlm peratlve call for ships icr troop movements. In Effrct Angnst I. At present the sugar ration Is three pounds monthly per capita. The new edict goes Into effect A'.gust 1 and will continue until January 1. The District Food Administration. which recently Inaugurated the plan of having grocers get the, names and mAArtwm nt All lunr nurehssers. .-ill continue the plan when the two- pound ration goes Into effect. The National Food Administration has warned the public that unless the two-pound ration request Is fully compiled with. It will be Impossible to furnish adequate sugar supplies to Belgium and the various organisa tions working to co-operate with the army and navy in defeating Ger many. Sngar Xredrd Abroad. Officials of the administration said today that the sugar needs In the army and navy exceed the original estimates; that larger amounts must be sent to France and Italy to re place the large quantities lost through German arid Austrian in vasion and that It will be necessary to make up the deficit caused by the loss of more than fifty million pounds through submarine sinkings. Under the new request restaurants will be allowed to use only two pounds of sugar for every ninety, meals served. Under present regula tion three pounds are used. It's Better to Have The Times " Delivered at Home More Convenient More Regular And Cheaper The TIMES will be delivered to you at your home. Daily and Sunday for 50 Cents a Month a cent and a half a day. Tnere's a TIMES route right past your door, and one of your neighborhood boys is building a business for himself by dependable service. Tell the boy you want The TIMES, or phone or write to The TIMES' Circulation Department Phone Main 5260, or Write The Washington Times, Mmuey Bid., Washington AUTOS FOR CONVICTS. OSSINING, July 20. Adolph Lew lsohn, the New Tork banker, has given two automobiles to the Mutual Welfare League of Sing Sing prison. It was announced today The ma chines, according to Warden Moyer. will be used In 'Instructing members of the league In how to handle and repair them. s .9miJb jflPHW ssHHHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIk I ssHlllll& ? JaMBOpf l VlssMsssW KING OF BELGIANS TU GET ENGRAVING XUS$ JiTtA. ICASHHEJa . Atlanta girl who Is the creator of the newest fad In beauty spots. Miss Kashner has a sweetheart In France. Her beauty spot has now been transformed Into the Insignia, of the United States ln frntry, crossed rifles. She also worked In the "V service stripe, which designates six months' servlro In the war zone. WILL TRAIN IN HE FOR IL S. AFTER THE WAR Lemon Juice" ; -For Freckles Qlrlsl Make beauty lotion at horns for a few cents. Try Itl V, Squeeze the Juice of two lemons Into a ottle containing three ounces or orchard white, shake well, and you have a quarter pint cf the best freckle and tan lotion, and complexion beautlfler, at very, very small cost. Your grocer has the lemons and any drug store or toilet counter will supply three ounces of orchard white for a few cents. Massage this sweetly, fragrant lotlcn Into the face, neck, arms, and hands each day and see how freckles and blemishes disappear and how clear, soft and white the skin be comes. Tes! It Is harmless. In order to meet the demand for a body of trained men to supply the organization for the direction of the growing merchant tonnage and In preparation for trade competition after tho war, which problem has been causing anxiety In shipping and commercial circles. New York Uni versity will Include In Its curriculum. starting next ran, a courso In the principles of merchant marine admin istration and operation, it was an nounced yesterday by Prof. A. W. Taylor, director of the Wall street dl lsion of tho School of Commerce of the university. The College of the City of New York, It is understood, will give a similar course. PJUffilEOGWOUfD BECOME DEVIL DOG ST. PAUL. Minn, July 2a "Say, pard. I'm a 'prairie dog' from North Dakota and I want to go over there and become a 'devil dog'." Relieving himself of this sentiment. William D. Knickerbocker, of Dog den. N. D., took his place In line in the United States marine recruiting station here. Knickerbocker passed an almost perfect physical test OF THE PRESIDENT At the request of Prof. A. J. Van Hecke, head of the Labor party In Belgium, the Washington Plate Print ers' Union will transmit It to King Albert of Belgium an engraving of President Wilson similar to the one presented to the President at th" White House last week. Prof. Van Hecke visited the exhibi tion being held Ky the Plate Trlnters at lOOS-1010 F street northwest, nnd was so Impressed by the engravings on view that he spent several hours examining them. He purchased sev eral of the ero;.'r.vlngs, and thus swelled the fund being ralse-1 fur the benefit of tho ited Cruss. A committee of girls, who are mem bers of the Bureau Chapter of the Red Cross, Is In Attendance at the exhibition, which Is free to the public from 6 to 10 o'clock In the evening. POTATOES SELL AT $9.60 PER PECK IN SWEDEN STOCKHOLM, July 28. FooA sup ply Is so short and prices so ilgb that the situation Is becoming serlons for all except the well to-do. No pa tatocs have been available for weeks. , The new crop Is selling at the equiv alent of $1.20 a quart, or 13.60 a peck Tea costs the equivalent of S21 a pound, and Is almost unobtainable. The last ration of coffee. Issued five weeks ago, amounted to three and one-half ounces for each person, and the same amount of Inferior lard was issued a month ago. About one ounce of batter 'Is Issued to each person once a week. Virtually the only vegetables on the market are spinach and aspara gus. Eggs bring J1.I0 a dozen, and the cheapest cuts of boiling beef, tl 20 per pound, mutton and veal cut lets. 12 a pound, poultry as high as 11.34 a pound. No pork has been Is sued since May 13. (Cepyncbt. 1M1, by the United Tress.) Germany took forty years to build up her war machine. The United States Snipping Board has taken less then ten months to bridge the Atlantis Ocean with ships. Exigencies of tho war have forced this .Government to accomplish things It never before believed possible. And no task faced was greater, perhaps, than the building of ships. Today, America's merchant marine Is the greatest in the world; Its growth has been amazing even to the shipbuilding officials them elves. r The Shipping Board, since its cre&Uon, last September, nas placed laiua oeaa- weight tons of vessels in service. Two hundred and sixty-one seagoing ships, of seagoing capacity, have been commis sioned. This does not Include the scores of ships already built and owned by American citizens. Besides the 2Q bottoms completed. nearly 200 other hulls are afloat in vari ous stages of completion. These, will ag gregate approximately 1.000.000 toss. une nunarea and nay-eigut snip- yards are engaged in producing ships with which to transport men and ma terials to the front. Keels have been laid or. will bo laid on more than TOO ways, and 250.000 men are doing their bit in the shipyards of the United States. Here is the rate at which the ships have been completed and placed in svrvlco by the shipping board and uiiergency fleet corporation: Ne. of Ships. Dead Wslsbt To&naff. ....... 7 47460 .... 12 7SUS3 ....... 17 74,029 .... 12 104418 Waat t Start SonetaJnxjt, Well. Secure Seme War Savings Staxapal they wOJ Surely Speed the War's Stte eessfa! Subsidence. The sabetutlal an ef eonUac years wlU be these who feraaed the saving habit la their; youth. Start with a Thrift Stamp tedar. WIT. September .. October ...... November ... Decotnber ... IffiS. Januitrv February .... March ....... April May ......... June ., July ........ .. 11 .. IB .. 21 .. 30 .. 43 .140 .. 52 8S07 123J2S 172,811 189.599 253460 24S.020J 360,000. 281 1,714472 Swift CA'm salM ef fresh twf ta Wasb Inrtm. D. a. for the week eedms Saturday. Jnlr A WJV, averased XLX7 cents per pemvu Aan. .Store Opea Saturday 'HI 9 P. M. ATTENTION! NAVAL OFFICERS! Just received big shipment of officers' and C P. O. white suits, priced milch less than you expected to pay. OFFICERS' WHITE SUITS $7.50 c. p. o. WHITE SUITS $6.00 Made of army duck get in. while the sizes -are complete! ;Biekr-Kaufman Co.;' 901-9 8th St S. E. Down By the Navy Yard Profits and Priced ADVERTISEMENT FOR INDIGESTION O'Donnell's Drug Stores Have a Treatment That He Guarantees to Promptly Relieve All btomach Distress. I'eople ro on suffering from little stomach troubles for years and Im agine they have a serious disease. They over-eat or cver-drlnk and forre on the stomach a lot of extra work. Uut thev never think that the stomach needs extra help to do extra work. If these people would take a Ml-o-na tablet with rr after meals It would be a creat blc help to the stomach In Its strain of overwork. lll-o-na tablet help your tlred-out stomaih to do Its work and banish tho cause. No matter what ycu eat or drink Ml-o-na tablets should sweeten your sour stomach and stop cas belchlnc In 10 mlnute The heaviness disap pears and the stomach Is greatly aided In Its work of digestion And SH-o-na not only promptly re lleves all distresH but If taken regu larly will absolutely banish Indiges tion bv bulldlnjr up the flabby over worked walls of the stomach and making them stronjr enough to di gest the most hearty meal. O'Oon- neirs urur oigres sen ana guar antee Ml-o-na. Profits may be considered from two aiigles: 1st Their effect on prices; 2nd As a return to investors. When profits are small as com pared with sales, they have little effect on prices. Swift & Company's profits are only a fraction of a cent per pound on all products sold, and if eliminated entirely would have practically no effect on prices. Swift & Company paid 10 per cent dividends to over 20,000 stock holders out of its 1917 profits. It also had to build extensions and im provements out of profits;to finance large stocks of goods made necessary by unprecedented Re quirements of the United States and Allied Governments; and to provide protection against the day of declining markets. Is it fair to call this profiteering? Swift & Company, U S. 'A. Local Branch, 10-14 Center Market, Washington, D. C. n m i i T" Sfc-lr.