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TE WASHINGTON TBIES: THUTJ3DAY; SEPTEMBER. 6-1918.":
OPEN BRITISH EXHIBIT.
The Library of Congress has placed
on exhibition sixty-four lithographs,
comprising an official collection made
by the British government to illus
trate "Britain's Efforts and Ideals In
the Great War." Among the artists
represented are Frank Brangwyn.
Mulrhead Bone. Charles Shannon, Ed
mund Dulac. acd-Augustus John. The
Library Is open, from 9 a. m. till 10
p. m. dally and on Sundays and holi
days from 2 till 10 p. zo.
GUATEMALA ENVOY DEADJj
Ain't It a Grand and Glorious Feelin?
Copyright lilt, br ths
Tribune Association.
By Briggs
i-AHiS, Kept. ZV.UT, ftosai,
lomattc representative -from' Gii
mala, died her vesterdar 'OR the? J
ot his presentation to M. Plehoa. the
French foreign minister.
At4D SO fou JuST 5TAH0
AROWtD vAVTirG FOR The
Bkin- THINKING OF THe .
-AFT6R VtfOVE 3TC6D
FOR YEARS ON THE
CORrJER AND VWKTCHI3
Th TAXt Cr8SGO8
.WITH FARES.
ArJD FIKJALLT ibufK K'JD
MASTER. J)CCIBe-S T3
ABOUT TIME To 2.UlT
BUSINESS AMO You ARE
ttet-eGATeD To a home
for useiess animals
. rT u&OPV HAYS .WHSN
V. . LiiPRS A PART OF.
..THE
OL.O VJORUtS
TRANSFERS IF
CmZENS
K
FOR HAL
FARE I RAISED
By BILL rnlCE.
Action to fax taken by various
citizens' associations, favoring- unl-
versal" transfers In connection with
th crantlnr of straight 5-cent car
feres to city stAt railways, has
added Impetus to the known inten
tion of members of the Public Utilities
Commission to Tiyrjr thoroughly go
Into that subject.
That "universal" transfers would
beyond doubt be favored by the com
mission If It does not interfere with
the necessary financial assistance to
be riven the companies through a
C-cent fare, can be stated with con
fidence. It is the Intention of the
commission and of representatives of
citizens' associations who will be pres
ent at the hearings beginning October
7 to develop facts as to what might
be the effect upon the two railway
companies of transfers at vital points
throughout the city.
Experts like John A. Beeler agree
that interchangeable transfers are of
great value to the public and often to
street railways, hut declare It Is a
question for careful study.
The shortening of long roundabout
hauls is one advantage to the com
panles, aa well as the public, and
there are a number of these In the
District.
Transfers often develop serious
congestion at somn nnlntit- however.
it Is stated, and the problem should
oe worked out with care.
There will be strong pressure from
representatives of the people for at
least an Initiation of the "universal"
transfer Idea, so long approved by
civic bodies. If the general introduc
tion of the plan should threaten dan
gerous financial loss. It Is possible,
cltltens feel today, that the plan may
mauguratea at certain points
be
where long roundabout rides, now a
necessity through the existence of
two independent companies, may be
oDviatea.
Mr. Beelers recentlr nrortosed bait
line, which he still advocates as of
importance to the street car situa
tion, contemplated transfers that
would enable citizens to use cars of
eiuer line, according to congestion
or convenience.
Citizens' associations that have
AMUSEMENTS
FILM FEATURES
PI 17 TODAT-J VARREK KKRRT.
blUrl OAN IN "ONE DOLLAR BID."
TOMORROW MART FICKFORD IN
IMta BAULFH MATlt
LEADER
TODAT AND ALL. THIS
WEEK lint Washlnrtan
Rhowtnr ETHEL BARRTMORX IN "OUR
MRS. JTCHBSMBI.-
r ID nCW TODAY DORIS KKNTON IN
UfUWUt THE STREET OP SEVEN
STARS.- TOMORROW MONROE SALIS
BtTRT IN -THAT DEVIL, BATEESE "
CTTjlim TODAT AND TOMORROW.
d I finny WILLJAM RUSSELL IN
"HOBBS IN A HURRT-
Shabrt-WasBlnrton Thaatcrs TJnAer the
Direction of Messrs La and J J Shubertl
AUL
THIS WEEK.
rsHB&BDT. MAT. TODAY.
Jur&AcnoKs
A. a. wooos jresenis
F1J51MSS
Birney Bernard & Alexander Carr
And Orislaal Nw Tork Csst.
One Teriat Eltlnge ThssUr.
SHUBERT-BELASCO
Mxht, S:tO. THEATEB.. Mill, tttt
Tonlzbt, SOe-S. Mat. Hat., ZSc-tlM
BERTHAKALICH
"The Riddle: Woman"
With Robert Kdenon, A. E. Anson
and Albert Binning
Wlitver yon do, don't leave TVmo
Inston without s Inz Kallen.
Next Week Secure BeaU Now
NORA BAYES
in a Smart New Musical Play
"Look Who's Here"
BIr A dr.. nc SIe for Kverj
Performance.
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AYIAMAf TOTVTGHT 8(20
1 iwiv.t-.l- Mut. Sat. 2i20
KUw & Er.&nffer'a Most Odor
reoua Hiulcal Comedy Production
The RIVIERA GIRL
-fteata BeUlns
RTARITfR anXTJAY
John Cort, producer of Fiddltrs Three ana
Olcrlsnn. pressnts
FLO-FLO
AND HER "PERFECT if CHORU8
ISOEW'S COLUMBIA
BOW FLATIPtO
VIVIAN MARTIN
In 'HER COOXTOY FIRST"
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AVCNUS RST L0CK60 GARAGE
OH-h-h- BOY?! A.M'T IT A
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acted are divided on the subject of
granting a straight 5-cent fare, but
the majority appear willing to con
cede this. All of them favor trans
fers. The Columbia Heights Citizens'
Association is investigating the sub
ject before deciding upon its position.
Thers Is a dlsposlton to be fair to
the companies.
Mr. Beeler has just returned from
Boston, where he has been looking
Into street railway conditions. Seven-
cent fares are paid in that city, but1
have not resulted In the favorable
financial conditions for the companies
that were expected. There Is a gross
increase In revenues, but a loss in net
revenues. Short-haul passengers are
walking.
Experts do not believe the relative
ly small Increase to be granted here
will affect the revenues of the local
companies adversely. If the Increase
were greater, there would be a big
falling oft In the number of passen
gers carried.
LT.
LARNER DOWNS
HI FOURTH
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AMUSEMENTS
CRITERION
8th and D SI.
TODAT XXTt ALL WEEK.
Wit. FOX Prennt
William Farnum
"Ridereof The
Purple Sage"
Zine Gre Kfctlon-wide Nora I
BEGI2CTOG SUNDAY
KULTUR
THE SAFE OF DEMOCRACY.
With
Gladys Brockwell
A darinc exposure of oeandala and
crimen In the rojral courts of Berlin
and Vienna The strange romance
ot the beautr who forsook Xrans
Josef ot Austria for love of a younr
French spy
What went on eenina ins loeuea
nauce aoorsr
STRAND g"
MATS
ssai toe
J The Street ot Seven Start
M1TI.
ise 9 rsiwi :sc
Today, Fri. and Sat.
WILLIAM RUSSELL
"HOBBS IN A HURRY"
GARDEN ?
LAST TIMES
DORIS KENYON
NEW LYCEUM!
' Prnn. Ave.
eleventh St.
' Franklin 7368.
THE PALACE OF BUKLESQUE.
All This Wesk With llatineo Dally
The Pennant Winners
CASIXO, TTH AND P ST8.
t Frolics Daily. Thone Franklin 73B
THC FAItlSlA-t BEA11TIK9
10c Ladles' Mntlnee Ually lOe
GAYETY VSJZTr
Joe Tlortlr Offers
STONE AND PILLARD
yet Week; "Maids of America."
B.F. KEITHS
DAILY n SDH L1JH0L'YSiiSV-VsM
"ilany Encores.'' Herald.
VALESKA SURATT
JANET ADAIB
In "Sinr Definitions.
ITEKMIXE SHONE CO. in "The
Best Kellers' Comedr, Collins Hart,
Bob Hall. Mephen D O'Konrkc, Robbie
Oordone, Harris Morey, ete.
H Pint World Conarrrss of fl
H Dare DovilsAh"1rof
H All the World's BIk Thrill Aets H
H In One Mlabty Show H
I IsMtUai : Weeka lUrts
J Utgwr-iriPay t Msht rHWinf.B
--gsrSfit. . aUalaAllQ3LaUJlij
L,Ient G. De Freest Lamer, son of
Mrs. Robert M. Lamer, of the High
lands, Is an aviator who has proved
himself a trne American "eagle" by
bringing down his fourth Hun "buz
zard." The lieutenant U following very
closely the lead of Washington's only
ace, Lieut. Donald Hndson. Friends of
Lamer predict that he will become an
ace in a very short time.
Announcement of Lamer'a fourth vic
tory was received by cable yesterday.
He went to France In June. 1317, and
joined the Lafayette Escadrille. He
was transferred to the American squad
ron last December, receiving his com
mission as second lieutenant in Janu
ary. Lamer received the Croix de Guerre
for bringing down his second German
plane after a thrilling battle. Lamer
encountered the German, an Albatross,
over a railroad along the banks of the
Olsne March S. Larner was flying a
220-horse-power Spad, In which he cir
cled all round the German. Finally
he got "onto the tall
killed the observer.
His third victory was over the Ger
man lines. As a result of this victory
he was appointed flight commander.
Larner, who Is twenty-one years old.
was a student at Western High School,
Lawrencevllle Preparatory School, and
Columbia University.
0. C. IN BADLY
WOUNDED
WAR
Mr. Mary S. Pestell, of 1111 H
street northwest, has received of
ficial notification from the War De
partment that her son, Wilbur A.
Pestell, was "wounded severely In
action" July 19, and not killed, as
previously reported.
lira. Pestell received a Jettex, from
the captain of her son's company
early in August, stating that he
greatly regreted to inform her o(
her son's death In battle. A few
days later Mrs. Pestell heard from
her son, who had dictated a letter
to a Red Cross nurse, to be sent
home from a base hospital "some
where In France." The soldier said
he was wounded In the shoulder, and
In both legs. Then she was told by
the War Department of the mistake
that bad been made.
Pestell Is twenty-one years old. He
was a member of the District na-J
tional guard, and had Just returned
from seven months' service on the
Mexican border when mustered again
Into service for duty In France. He
of the Hun and! waa sslcnca to me necona miuiiign
or jmamry, juacnino uuu w.uiiipaiijr
B. He landed In France Christmas
Day, and has been on duty ever since.
His brother. Eugene F Pestell. a
corporal In Company H. Third Infan
try. is serving In England. He was
also on duty at the border.
Pestell has two sisters. He at
tended the Grant School here.
SANTA TO VISIT TR00P8.
PARIS, Sept. 28. The Santa Claus
of the trenches will positively appear
during the Christmas holidays. French
women are preparing costumes for
Impersonators of the venerable St
'Nicholas. Others are making gifts I
which will be useful to the soldiers.
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MR. P. E. LEAKE.
Office of RexforrI L. Holmes, Inc.,
"Everything Stenographic," Soathera Bio?.
The very large number of Government reports, conventions of various organizations,
etc, constantly being handled by the shorthand reporting and stenographic office of ReA
iuiu i. nonuci, inc., luuueu in inc oouuiern ounmng in uns city, jcquirctaiciui uuimu
to insure their permanency as important records. Mr. P. E. Leake, one of the staff
exnert stenoeranhers emnloved bv this, nerhans the larrest stenoerarihic firm in the
if not in the entire country, is illustrating here the punching of iht holes through mam
thicknesses of paper preparatory to final binding. ...
Mr. Leake, in addition to being a strong-arm puncher (though this particular.punchin
machine you work with your foot!) is an expert stenographer and typewriter. " He is onl
of the "fair and forty" regular and. special .employes of his firm.
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SOCIETY GOES NUTTING
"A nutting party was held In Wash
ington (the sovereign State) last
week, attended by fifty girls. A
pleasant time was had by all." The
Food Administration gives the Item.
The purpose of the party wai to col
lect nutshells and peach and other
fruit pita to be used in making char
coal for gas masks. It Is estimated
by Food Administration statisticians
that 1,220.000 persons have been
urged to Join the "nutting" campaign.
AIR PROBE FINISHED
With only a few details yet to be
cleared up and possibly a short ad
ditional hearing, the Hughes-Gregory
probe of America's aircraft produc
tion program Is complete.
The report Is In the hands of
stenographers today being prepared
for President Wilson. There was a
report at the Capitol that portions of
It are already in the President's
hands.
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