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2 THE WASHINGTON TIMES.' MONDAY, DECEMBER 23. 1918. SANTA HAPPY OVER GIFTS 10 REED BOYS (Continued from First Page.) Doyle. Stevenson, Black. Scott, and Conrad, and besides these there are about fifty volume! of poetry cover ing the whole ranee of the world. s test verse. . The" remainder of the cash contri butions was devoted to the purchase or cigarettes, and through the kind ness of the- Washington Tobacco Co. a total of forty thousand smokes was obtained. Tbaasaads of Cigarettes. A striking feature of the eleventh lour, gifts brought to The Times yesterday and this morning was the large number of cigarettes con tributed. The total number re ceived yesterday and today was E.OOO. Some came In packages of SOO, others In packets containing 100, and many donors sent in In dividual packages. A unique gift came from Mrs. Katie Cooke, rf 1420 Belmont street northwest. She sent "a wounded Tank" a cretonne bag containing cards, a poem, apples, candy, cigars and cigarettes. A ten-pound box of candy came for "some Yank who has jrart tooth." Miss Zada Mae Hamilton, of 632 B street sohuthwest, was the contriDu or of a bundle of books. One cane was the gift of "Holiday." Some thoughtful giver sent the Tanks a box of scrap books, witn scissors ana paste. The District Chapter of the Chil dren of t American Revolution sent two packages of gifts, one bearing a hand-painted picture of Santa Claus.' Bible Class Contributes. The Bible Class Alliance, through XT. p. Cooke, secretary, gave a box of religious books, "A Knight of the Cross," and eight scripture calendars. Four girls" from the surgeon gen eral's office or tire War Department can qtfaltfy today to be "real poets. Attached to a home-baked cake they ADVERTISEMENT To Cure a Cold in One Day Take LAXATIVE BBOMO QUI NINE (Tablets). It stops the Cough and Headache and works fii the Cold. E. W. GROVE'S signature on each box. 30c sent to The Times' Santa Claus room was this verse: Four little girls from the S. G. O. Put heads together and said O, O, O! 4t Xmas this year, let's do something snappy. And make four boys at Walter Reed happy. Then each girl asked, "Oh, what shall we make?" Ant they all agreed It should be a cake. That would bring to the boys glad Christmas cheer. With wishes for a happy and prosper ous New Year." The verse was signed by Estella M. Wheeler, of 630 Eighth street north east: Minnie Pickett, of 420 Shepherd street northwest; Florence Jleaton, of 2033 North Capitol street, and Catherine Futterer. of 1448 N street northwest. Other Gifts. " An incomplete list of gifts received last night and this morning, in ad dition to those enumerated above, follows: One box candy, three books, three tennis rackets, one box chewing-gum. pipe, tobacco, safety razor, comfort bag, home-made candy, three photo albums, handkerchiefs, box of games, woolen gloves, cigar holders, jack- knife, scissors, fountain pens, talcum powder, one boxr stationery, one smoking set, box of toilet soap. CIvea 1,000 Cigarettes. Amonir the most generous girts re ceived yesterday was one from Sirs. Charles Boughton Wood, which la eluded 1,000 Pail Mall cigarettes and two boxes of other brands. Two beautiful canea" were -the gifts very best wishes for the New Tear," was the greeting sent by Mrs. Caro line Muller. of 115 Carroll street southeast. "With deep sympathy and respect for the brave soldier who may re ceive this package," wrote Miss Ma rie Banagan. of Providence Hospital. "A Joyful Christmas for a. boy at Walter Reed." from Miss Ruth M. Htllyard, of 1124 Tenth street north west. A Gift from Connecticut. , "May the Christmas of the boy who receives this little remembrance be a happy one," from Mrs. M. Molloy, of 113 Austin street, Bridgeport, Conn. "Christmas thoughts' and cheer for you In service," from Miss M. C King, of 2011 Rhode Island avenue northeast. ' "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for ajl the heroes at Wal ter Reed," wrote Miss Kathryn E. Hodgson, or Box 22. ML Ranlsr, Md. pltal." read the inscription on a pack age from Jack Wilson, four years old, of 1408 V street northwest. nape's Brands Please. Sending an assortment of cigarettes. Miss Edna .Louise Sorgen, of 1012 Park road, said: '"I hope these are your favorite brands.' "We are young and we are old, we are ugly and we are fair, but without exception we are proud you went Over There,'" was the expression ac companying a gift sent byxMrs. M. R. England, of 1016 Massachusetts ave nue northwest. "I hope the contents of this box will help to make your Christmas merry," wrote A. V. McDanlel, of 8. Kann, Sons & Co. For a soldier and his pal," was SAYS HE KILLED TO AVENGE NORSE of Mrs. I. E. Schwartz, of J877 New-1"10, BretlnJF 'r?.m "'! "arT..Slb,ey xanr, ui ov Bvicvb avutwncsi. A big box of presents was con ton street northwest. Three boxes were packed with small gifts to the wounded soldiers. playing cards, candy, pins, etc. "Two Illinois Girls," evidently war workers, sent a-box of cigarettes, a box of matches; "to light our cigar ettes," and a big box or candy for "two Illinois soldiers" at "Walter Reed. A fifteen-pound package of candy was the girt of the girls of council Inn, 1017 I street northwest. Two sets of Vlctrola record. Including pa triotic, concert, song, and dance rec ords, were received from O. J. De Moll & Co, Twelfth and G streets northwest.- Greetings Varied. Many and varied were the greet ings that accompanied the gifts sort ed by The Times t oday for the sol diers at Walter Reed Hospital. On almost every package, or box, con ed by The Times today ror the sol dier, was some cheery phrase, con veying Yuletlde- greetings. 'Sincere Christmas greetings and Not Too Late To. bnv that diamond rift for your sweetheart, wife, sister, or ' mother ven if today is only two days off from that merry"Yule- tide day. We will be deligntea to snow you our stocJe of diamond jewelry. BURNSTINE'S X tSTABLISritP,yTmiSXr, Iltftml !-! VI iAnOthA Prm iScss&a msBmz 361 PErStN ONDS UA6X yyy8 -4KTf wtm$r. A. AVE.- PHOHt MAMSSM SM ana Silver ParclUued far. KaBafaetnrtag rrpi. trlbuted by the office force or Fred J. White Iron Works. Personal greetings were sent by the men who contributed. 'Soldier's Orphan Gives. Among the big collection or cheery greetings was occasionally round a note which plainly showed that the gift was sent from a home where the war had taken toll. Clara Browning, or 1014 Tenth street northwest, who Is eight years old, said: "This Is from a little girl whose papa was a soldier, but jie Is dead now. I would like ,t hear from the one who gets this pres ent, for I am sure he has been, 'over the top.'" "Here Is a smoke and maybe a laugh," from Mabel Gray, of tho Cordova apartments. "I hope that the one who gets this pipe and tobacco will enjoy them as much as I do the sending," from E! A. Shuster, Jr., the Cordova apart ments. Far Aa Iowa Bay. "To some brave Iowa boy," from Olga Newquist. of Stanton, Iowa. now at 14 New York avenue north west. "I have been wanting to do some thing ror the boys who fought 'over there.'" said "A Mother." "and this I evening. The Times gave me the op portunity. Please accept this gift with my sincere good wishes." - "There's a very special message that this greeting would Impart, and It's sent this Christmas morning from the bottom of my heart," from Helen S. Finn, of 601 Ninth street southwest. PRINCE FU8HIMI LEAVES. Prince Fushlml and his party, are on the Pacific en route home to Japan after being guests of the American Government, the State Department announced today. Yonr friend will view' with fnller pleasure A gift that has a DOUBLE measure. Give W. S. S. Z I -if T Bastneas Hoars, A. M, to P. M. Patty PARKEFUBRIDGET v . Directs the Attention of The Belated Shopper to its Stock of Men's Ties HIS stock is so vast that we have thousands of ties X on display at all times broad silk and knitted silk in the shades and combinations men select when they buy. Men won't sarcastically ask you "Is this a necktie or a Christmas gift?" They'll .know the minute they see it Christmas morning that it's a necktie and the kind they themselves would purchase. Lot No. 1 . . Over 1,000 Ties a -complete range of -real man- .- selected patterns on a conveniently placed '' rack 75c (6 for $4.25) vi Lot No. 2 . Over 2,000 Ties, of the shades and styles men wear -' ' --on a conveniently placed, easy-to-select from rack .. 1.00 (6 for $5.50) "A comprehensive assortment of other Scarfs in exclusive designs and of intrinsic quality $1.50, 1.65, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50. The Avenue at Ninth (Continued from First Page.) plained to him that the hospital was not nnder the Jurisdiction of the Bsl tlmore pjllce but under that of tlwi Baltimore county offlrinls la Towsot, ue went away. o nimseir says ha then went to me courtnouse m Towson and" tri'4 to find Justice John Ti Hopkins, the very man who a few hours later neia ntm without ball on the charge of murder. Ishlda says he was .informed that Jurtlca , Hopkins bad gone for the day and ha, then returned to tho hospital, where with bis new rerelvur In his pocket, ho lauched and fakMl and dined with the unsuspecting 'vic- uui ui njs nairca ana jealousy. No more compelling example of the sirange ana aevious pranks fate plays with the human soul was ever record ed in medical or legal jurisprudence. .uere was a man Who had analyzed every phase, of the human brain In its minutest and most Intricate work ing. He knew just where and when every thought and action or a patient deviated from the normal. He- had written an exhaustive volume In his own language, the seventh edition of.' which now Ilea on the desk In the hospital to which he will never re turn. He was even at the hour or the murder engaged on an article de scribing a- newxeyatem or differen tial psychological diagnosis which he has originated. And yet as he went among the patients suffering with mental afflictions he hugged to bis own breast delusions no less fan tastic than theirs and was himself the victim of hallucinations which were as much the vapor of his own Imagination as those of the ward pa tients he so carefully charted and tabulated. The strangest phase of the situa tion was that he could not recognize In himself the symptoms he so read ily detected In others. For weeks he had attributed every real or fancied mlsfortune-he had to his fellow work er. Dr. "Wolff. As he cat at the side or deranged patients and heard them make absurd statements which had no foundation in fact, listened to their lantasuc rears ana apprehensions which had no base, he himself lived In dally fear of Dr. Wolff. He believed Dr. Wolff was trying to hypnotize him. He declared Dr. Wolff had circulated stories to the effect that he was a German spy and had thereby Injured him .In the eyes of his associates, at the hospital. He could not be dissuaded from the Idea that Dr. Wolff was responsible, for his play not being produced as sched uled for the Christmas holidays.' He believed Dr. Wolff -was spying on the private papers on his desk. And, totally unaware of the turmoil raging In the brain or his Japanese associate. Dr. Wolff went about his duties in the hospital, occupying the same office with the man. sleeping ii sn adjoining, room, using tho ame bath, eating at the same table. "The murdered man Is described as amiable and lovable, and no one can remember that ho ever spoke a sin gle critical word about the man who harbored such 111' feeling about him. At the hospital it was said that unr doubtedly the most surprised man when the first shot was fired was the man into whose body It pene trated. Fate Staged Tragedy. It was as If fate, with her tongue in her cheek, had deliberately staged the entire tragedy to set at naught the efforts of men. Behind locked dcors in the charmingly arranged rooms of this admirably conducted Institution were men. and women whose mental Incapacity was known and whose Illnesses these doctors had set out to cure. Yet, coming and go ing through the institution doors, free to do as be pleased, was this doctor whose delusions and violence were destined to lead him to commit the cardinal crime and land In a jail cell. Just how far his own delving Into the actions and reactions of the hu man brain brought about his own obessions Is a matter of varying opinions. Whether or not it was tho constant association with and study of distorted brains which unseated his own reason and caused him to se people and their actions in a gro tesque and mistaken light, will shortly be decided by the alienists called upon to examine Into his mental con dition. Dr. Edward N. Brush, superintend ent of the Institution and the chief under whom Dr. Ishada worked, de clared that in ail his forty years' ex perience he had known of only one mental expert who had gone insane, snd that doctor was a man who had a psychopathic personality from the start. "Given a well-balanced brain In the beginning," Dr. Brush declares, "there need be no apprehension that the study of insanity wlll'causl insanity, but were the Individual neuropathic or slightly pycopathtc at the start. he might not be able to stand the strain. "There are thousands of people who manager to live, perform their work and succeed who are not normal mentally and who constantly surprise us alienists because they do get by, but put under any particular strain or emotional stress, they are very apt 10 conapse." Dr. Ishlda, himself so often a mem ber of a committee to examine Into the sanity or others, will soon race an examination board. Both the prosecution and the attorneys for his defense plan to have expert tests made. Probably no stranger examina tion will ever go ot record than that meeting between eminent psychiat rists with an eminent psychiatrist. Dr. Ishlda, unlike the average un informed patient being examined, will understand the reason and motlvu for every question and test. lie may even be tested by his own newly de mised pystem of diagnosis. And In" the end. It may develop that this man, v.-hose opinion, has resulted In tho commitment of hundreds of persons to asylums, both in this country and Japan, may himself be adjudged Irre sponsible. No 'Unwritten Un" Plea. I The unwritten law will positively not figure In the defense of the Japa nese professor. In spite of the fact that he claims to have killed his vic tim to avengo a woman's honor, his accusations against Dr. Wolff are so easily disproved that not even tho most sanguine attorney would ask an ' American jury to acquit him for that J reason If the attorneys for the Stale J do not ask to have him committed, it I Is probable that his own attorneys, Elmer R. Hallo and C. C. Grason, will I ask for a sanity test. In tho mean time, Ishlda Is destined to spend Christmas and many weeks following In hfs gloomy little cell on tho third tier of the Towson Jail. The Decem ber grand Jury has Just adjourned, and unless popular clamor should de mand, he will not come up for In dictment until the first Monday in March. No one frpra the Sheppard and Pratt Hospital has called or sent any word to Dr. Ishlda. Although little Is 'said there Is a strong reeling of resent ment among both the medical and nursing staffs against .the man who accepted the institution's hospitality only to finally slay a man beloved by all. and who had worked tire lrssly there.'for the past five years. Aside from hi own counsel his only visitor was Dr. Matsumoto with whom he came from Japan last January. Dr. Matsumoto Is taking an anatomi cal course at Johns Hopkins. The third member of the party from Japan was Dr. Kasokal. who Is studying hy giene In New York. city. Defensive .Reaction. By & curious mental twist, which alienists call defensive reaction. Dr. Ishlda Is thought to have attributed many thoughts and feelings to Dr. Wolff which he himself experienced. From the beginning he was at tracted by a particular nurse. He thought Dr. Wolff was also attentive to her, although hospital authorities declare that Dr. Wolff was not. At first this young nurse, either from a desire to be cordial to a stranger in a strange land, or because she was flattered by. the attention ofso emi nent a man,, was very pleasant to the Japanese. Finally something hap pened which made her realize that he was misunderstanding her cordi ality. From that time on she studl ously avoided him, Ishlda, either be cause he was unacquainted with American conventions or because he. Infatuated, could not see that It was his own error which had caused the change, but attributed it to Dr. Wolff's Influence. After he became interested In the pretty nurse he seemed, oblivious to the fact" that he had a wife and children in Japan. Even when asked yesterday if he wanted to send word to her of bis predicament, ne snui his eyes though for a few minutes, and then said, very indifferently: "Oh. yes; I. suppose I'll have to let them know about it." Sorry for Crime. He said he was sorry he had done the shooting, but persisted in his as sertions that Dr."w"olff had circulated the story that he was a German spy, that It was because of her belief he was a German spy that the pretty nurse would have nope of him. and that he knew that Dr. Wolff had called the police station shortly be fore the murder asking that the Jap anese doctor be investigated as a pos sible German ageqt. When Dr. Brush, no longer a young roan, bravely dis armed Ishlda and demanded to know why he had shot Dr. Wolff, Ishlda re plied: "He has said that I am a. Ger man spy. that I am a traitor to my own country and to this country: so I killed him." As he was being led out of the Institution he laughed long and loud ly, not bitterly, but Just as if some one. had Just finished a very funny story. "It was not until his arrival at the Towson Jail that he told the story that he had killed Dr. Wolff because a nurse bad been assaulted. , Dr. Brush, the eminent psychiatrist, who Is head of the hospital, had Just hei-un to" worrv about Ishlda's condi tion, "Whenhe first came to me with the complaint thai Dr. Wolff was cir culating the story he. was a German spy, I laughed heartuy at me ao surdlty of It." said Dr. Brush. "1 neyer said anything to Dr. Wolff about It. and were Dr. Wolff alive he would say he never dreamed Ishlda had any animosity against mm. Later, when he complained Wolff was staring at him and hypnotizing blm. I told him he was carrying the thing too far. When he complained that Dr. Wolff had looked at the papers on his desk, I demonstrated to him that Wolff had merely laid his own -manuscript on the desk wh"le he was lec turing to "the nurses and using the blnelcbaard near bv. "Ishlda had written a little play em phasizing the difference between cus toms and conventions in Tqkyo and New York. One or the patients, who Is an artist, was painting the scenes. It developed that the nurses did not have time to rehearse their parts In the sketches, and I ordered It post poned. Ishlda declared that Wolff was at the bottom of It. It was the morning before the shooting that 1 realized Ishlda was getting beyond reason. He came to my residence at 8 o'clock, before I was dressed. His early visit alarmed me, and I saw him In my bathrobe. He wanted to com plain of Wolff again, and I told him he was carrying things altogether too far. "-.aligning Together. "That same night only a few hours before the shooting, as I was leaving the hospital for the night, I round them laughing and jOKing logemer. As I said good-night to them, I felt iiv rrratlnrd. believing that I had at last dispelled Ishlda's doubts of Wolff, and that everything wouia oe all rlchl "The next development was when I heard tho shots as I sat In my r,rrfr tha next morning." It has now developed that Ishlda shot Wolff In the back as he was bending over a desk. Wolff wheeled around, received a second shot In the abdomen and fell groaning to the floor. Ishlda fired a third shot Into M fnre as he lay dying. Wolff never spoke and died almost instantly. His father. Bev. D. W. Wolff, cam from Myerstown, Pa., yesterday for the body. He was grief stricken, but tried not to be resentful. He said: "I hope this miscreant will ba properly punished." Dr. Brush, who Is editor of the American Journal of Insanity, first heard of Ishlda when he sent an article to the Journal from Japan. When Ishlda arrived in this country last January, he at once sought out Dr. Brush, who gave him letters of Introduction. Joined the Red Cross Yet?. No? Then Sign Here If you are not enrolled in the Red Cross, clip this coupon, sign if, and mail it immediately:.- " To P. J. Hogan, Chairman, Bed Cross Christmas Boll Call, i 1418 K Street Northwest. . - . PleaseenrdlPme as a memheriOf the Bed' Cross for 1919 and mail me my memhership' button, for' which I enclose one dollar '($1-00). Name. Address.... STREET BAR HEADS DISCUSSTRANSFERS (Continued from First Page.) ward keeping the railway from finan cial rocks. The two together, maae an exceedingly- strong -financial ag gregation, despite upsets of the war and the 6-cent fare. Capital Traction Better Off. The Capital Traction Company is conceded to be the most successful street railway line In the United States on a 5-cent fare and shows a disposition to concede more to the public than the other company. This prosperity under adverse "circum stances Is due to the ownership of compact mileage operating through congested areas, with comparatively little trackage that Is not profitable. The Washington Railway and Elec tric has twice as much trackage, a large part of which Is Into unprofit able suburban sections; After the conferences this after noon, a date will be fixed for a hear ing, and the report of Mr, Beeler will be made public The hearing Is ex pected to attract large crowds in view of the appointment by civic or ganizations of committees to attend and present requests for transfers at definite points. As heretofore told In these columns. the attitude of tho railroads Is one of agreeing to- a romparatlvely small the hauls will- be exceedingly short, I and -of opposing "transfers htt via give the public hauU"onMerJ' long." Mr. Beeler has not recommended transfers where this prirllega would enable passengers to abuse It by round-trips, or otherwise, but he, does favor. It la understood, free transfer on longer hauls than the roads want to give, and also favors transfer, at Junctions like Peansylraals, trenaa and Fourtenth street, that would ac- commodate thousands of workers. There are exshanged at thta, point now 1-cenV transfers from which the cxa panlcs derive about ,E6 la reraaua each year. r ! Unless the railroads show a spirit of liberality as to transfers that will be of genuine benefit to the public, there unquestionably will bo a wide spread 'demand' that the commission revoke Its former decision granting 5-cent fares and once mora, take up. this subject In, conjunction with free transfers. The public has manifested a strong feeling on the transfer -question. leav ing nothing undone through Its civic . organizations to make It plain that "i the people neueve ue rauroaas should be generous and that the utilltlei commission, should compel considera tion If necessary. OM Saata Baa la kla bag THIS yeas A Hrtle green gift without a peer. W. S.S. 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D. c for tho week ending ftaturday. December 21. 1318. nreraced aa follows: Oomestle bf. II. tt cents Aln. Cattle Buying For ' Swift & Company Swift & Company buys more than 9000 Head of cattle on an average, every market day. Each one of them is "sized up" by experts. Both the packer's buyer and the commission- salesman must judge what amount of meat each animal will yield, and how fine it will be, the grading of the hide, and the quantity and quality of the fat. Both must know market conditions for live stock and meat throughout the country. The buyer must know where the different qualities, weights, and kinds of cattle can be best marketed as beef. If the buyer pays more than the animal is worth, the packer loses money on it If he offers less, another packer, or a shipper or feeder, gets it away from him. If the seller accepts too"iittle, the live-stock raiser gets less than he is entitled to. If he holds out for more than it is worth, he fails to make a sale. A variation of a few cents in the price per hundred pounds is a matter of vital importance to the packer, because it means the -difference between profit and loss. Swift & Company, U. S. A. Washington Local Branch, 10-14 Center Market D. T. Dutrow, Manager ) $1 VI 1 . .