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Prtaaa for th? beat-kept pet* will k? ??tl4*4 boys and flrli. under the dlrrcgpa of tb* Humane H4hc*Uob?I Sy#Ky during it.. 'II- Kiud U ^ruauila week," * national move IUMI, (roll April IX-1# Tk? N ol?t) is maklni trrtlgtaiMM far a pared* of Boy and Olrl Hoouls od Monday, April 12. displaying the pris with which they hops to win thslr prises Mrs. Clyde Parksr. of relham Courts. Is uranilaf (or the parade and exhibition of pets. here's a Servant ?that will never disappoint you Every woman who has used a good Firelcss Cookstove praises it and will recommend it It saves so much work and energy. It will roast, bake, steam, stew or boil, fry and broil. . It saves more than 80% in fuel consumption. It makes food more tender. One - well cooker, special, $12.75 Two-well cooker, special, $22.50 Three-well cooker, special, $31.00 and no more disappointment on Wash Day? Water Power Washing Machine, Special, $17.95 Eliminates the labor of washing and does the work quickly and well. It is a bite saver of both time and labor. Strongly constructed. The Heehi Ca The Store of Specialized Shops. Seventh Street Another Scoop! , , > which means important Blouse News to the Women of Washington We have been fortunate enough to secure at a great price concession?Beautiful Drop-Stitch Tricolette Blouses? r Which we have $>1.39 Priced at ZL=^: ** Twelve sparkling Spring shades, and every blouse of that fine quality Drop Stitch Tricolette that has set all New York talking. Our advice is that IF YOU WISH TO SE CURE ONE?EARLY RESPONSE IS AB SOLUTELY NECESSARY. They are liable to be gone by mid-afternoon. The BIoum Shop?Second Floer. The Store of Specialized Shops Seventh Street President Ham Testifies Lines Must Yield 6 Per Cent Re turn or Be Cut. Service on the lines of ths Wash ington Hallway and Klsctrlc Company running Into the ritata of Maryland will be greatly curtailed unlaaa the Public Utllltlaa Commlaalon sees At to grant a rata of fare In tha District that will yield for the railway com pany a return of at least 0 per cent on Ita valuation, William K. Ham, praaldent of the company, told tha commlaalon at a hearing In tha Dis trict building today. Such a rate of fare would be 8 cent* straight, or son? fare, 7 centa first cone, & centa second zone. Prealdent Ham declared that the lines In Maryland wera not self-sus taining, and that the preaent char acter of service would not continue if the commission declined to provide the 6 per ccnt return. He Intimated vary strongly that there wag a pos sibility of these lines being dropped from the main system of his com pany. T? rartili Service. "The Maryland llnea are not self supportlng," declared Mr. Ham. "They don't pay operating expenses. Thla condition cannot continue. There la no incentive, with the present low rate of return, to hold theae lines as a part of this company. Unless we get relief we will be forced to great ly curtail service." At this point In the hearing Chair man Charles W. Kutz, *>( the commis sion, Inquired whether or not the com pany was enjoying profits from the sale of electric power In these sec tions. Mr. Ham admitted thla and a discussion on this phase of the sub ject continued for several minutes. Mr. Ham declared the profit was only a "book profit" and not one where the money could be easily obtained for any use the company desired. I.osaes In Maryland. Mr. Ham asked the commission to take Into consideration, when discuss ing the higher fare, the losses sus tained annually by the company be cause it continues to retain these* Maryland lines for the benefit of the car riders living in that section. It was brought out at the hearing that a "precise form of measured ear v Ira," of wklck the mwc imim '? **4 r*n*. ????>< m* r*?M ?? h?i return lu botk .uiupaul.a Mr Htm declared (tutl there ware more ridara on auburban Una* of tha Capital Trac tion Company, when figuring tha average uumbar of people riding In * mila on each company, than on the Waahiugtou lUllway and Electric Una a. "Tha Capital Traction Company hai tha danaatt traffic of any atraat rail way company in tha United btatea," aald Preeident Mam. Kara collection boxea will ba In atallad on moat of tha cara of tha Waahlngton Hallway and Electric Company by the flrat of nail month, i'raaldent Ham told tha Cotnmlaaion William McClayton and George A. Ward, Federation of Cltlaena' Aaau clatlon, together with Jeremiah Con nelly, croaa-examlned Mr. Ham at length. They dlacuaaed the effect an Increase In electric light ratea woyld hava upon the company, provided the aum from thla Increaae would be al lowed to go to the W. R. & E. H. W. Lynn, representing the Broth erhood of Street and Electric Hallway Employea, teatifled In behalf of his aaaortatlon, which lie clalma ha* a membership of K00 men. Ho urged the commlaalon to grant a rate of fare aufflclent to enable the company to Increaae wagea. Helpe Campaay'a Caae. Me aald that even If the brother hood men did not get a raise they would not atiike, but would continue to work, dlaaatlafled with condltlona, however. Mr. Lynn Intimated that a strike might reault In continued re fuaal of the company to give higher wagea. The atrlkera would be the new and young employee of the com pany, he declared. Mr. Lynn made a good wltneaa for the company, although htT was preaent as a representative of the employee. Mr. Ham stated, during Mr. Lynn's speech, that Mr. Lynn was not speak ing for the management of the com pany. The zone system was again at tacked by citizens. Representatives of Catholic University again opposed such a method of fare collection. SENATE TAKES UP 50-50 TAX PUN (Continued from First rage.) for belief that the Senate, likewise, will voto against increasing taxa tion or, at least, modify the increase voted In the House. Mr. Macfarland contended that there Is no necessity for an Increase In taxea In the District at the preaent time, though he did not oppoae a future Increase if the needa of the Diatrict warrants it. He contended that the surplus of unexpected revenues of tho Diatrict, amounting to 94,000,000, should be u?ed with a like amount from the Treas ury under the half-and-half plan for future needa before any Increaae In taxea be conaidered In the future. Mr. McFarland and Mr. Meyers ap peared a? representatives of the ex ecutive committee of the joint cltl zens' committees, comprising the Board of Trade, Chamber of Com merce, Federation of Citizens' Asso ciations and other organizations. Hearings on these features of the bill concluded with their testimony today. It was announced later. The District Commissioners will appear tomorrow to take up the general pro visions of the appropriations bill with the members of the subcommit tee. Senator Jones of Washington today introduced an amendment to the Dis trict appropriation bill inserting the half and half principle for raising revenues and striking out the new HouBe provisions. The amendment was referred to the Committee on Appropriations. SONS OF REVOLUTION WILL CONVENE HERE The triennial convention of the General Society. Sons of the Revolu tion, will be held In Washington on April 11?, it was announced today by the board of managers. Thirty-two State branches are expected to send delegates. The following have been nominated to represent Washington: Rev. Dr. Randolph H. McKIm, Gaillaril Hunt. Ernest Wilkinson, Ralph W. Lee, and Reeves T. Strickland. Favorable reports have been' re turned by the managers, with regard to extending the organization. The election of the following to member ship has been announced: Brig. Gen. William Mitchell, U. S. A.: Lieut. | Comdr. Horace D. Rouzer, U. S. N.; Armlstead Peter, 3d., John F. Car mody, Gardner L. Boothe. 2d., John W. Childress, Royall O. Kloeber, Sel don B. Armat, Floyd W. Taylor, Will larrl H. Lamb and French C. Simpson. The program of the convention will include dinner to the delegates at the New Willard Hotel, at R o'clock; ad dresses by the president general of the organization, James Mortimer Montgomery, the French ambassador, and others. ' The following day an excursion to Mount Vernon will take place. Former Senator Albert J. Beveridge, of Indiana, will address the assembly at the tomb of George W ash i ngton. | Rich, Red Blood The man or woman whose veins are filled with rich red blood, will not be troubled with SPRING FEVER, if they take THE KING OF RECON STRUCTIVE TONICS It Is a Doctor'* Prescription, containing Iron, Nux Vomica and Phosphorus, the greatest blood, brain and body maker known to Medical Science. You need this Tonic at this season of the year when your blood is impoverished through fighting off the ills of winter. It la Sold Under Guarantee By All DruKRistM.' 1L ? ASSAILS ONE-MAN POWER IN SCHOOLS William T. Galliher at Senate Probe Launches Attack on Van Schaick. (Continued from First Page.) Dr. Van Schalek." raid Galliher. "be cause of hla general bearing toward Thurston, which I considered not only embarraasing to the superintendent, but hurtful to the achoola. I asked him whether he had come on tha board to do the bidding of soma one else. and told him that hla attitude toward Thuraton waa auch that I could stand It no longer." To thla I?r. Van Schaick replied as follows, according to Oallihsr: "Thla attack of yours la ao violent that I think I will report It to the ap pointing power. 1 came on the board with an open mind, and not to do the bidding of anyone, although I sup pose you are not willing to accept that statement and conalder me a con summate aaa. Your Interest in Thura ton makes It impoaalble to conalder the question on Its merits." Hefeada Suyerlateadeat. To this Oalllher atated that he re plied that "the Supreme Court Jua tlcea may refuae to reappoint me, but they have not the right to terminate my exlatlng appointment." It was a month later when Van Schaick told Galliher that he had de cided not to repori the Interview to the Justices. Oalllher stated that. In his opinion, Thuraton had made an excellent su perintendent. Hs aald: "Jf left undisturbed, Mr. Thurston would till all the requirements of his place to the satisfaction of the people of Waahlngton. If Van Schaick would Just take his hands off and let Thura ton have the right of way, all thla trouble would not be necessary. "Van Schaick has established his office in the Franklin School liulld ing and while there, according to what I have heard, has transacted business that belongs to the superin tendent." Voted for Himself. Mr. Galliher stated that within an hour after Van Schaick took his seat on the Roard of Kducatlon, he was elected its president. "When I saw that Van Schaick had voted for himself, I was sur prised," he said. "I voted for Earn est H. Daniel, who had been on the board for several years and had a wide knowledge of the schools." Henry P. Blair spoke In this way about Superintendent Thurston: '.Thurston Is carefi^l, conscientious, up-to-date, does not run after fads, and shows good Judgment. There I has torn a steady growth aud ' ?'!????? uf lb? educational sill of the school* uudcr Tburaton. rhc Ouard bti every reason to faal that bt ?u hlmieir growing up to the r?<iulro m?nta of the place. Mr required co operation nut a hoatllo spirit. 1 think, that L>r. Davidson, his Immad* late predecessor a a superintendent, told us he was as (food a man as ws could get." Regarding R. C. Bruce, aaalstant superintendent of colored schools, Mr. iilalr said he was "one of tha brat educated men of his race," but that hla term had always been marked by friction. Mr. Blair aald that ho hnl no poaltlve views regarding com munity centers, but that he did not think there was any largo demand for them In Washington. "Tha school system her* Is unde hlably difficult." he said, "first of all, w? have tha dual control. Than, we alao hava tha handicap of having anyone with a grievance running to iienatora and Congressmen with their troubles." Mr. Blair atated that ha had alwaya fgvored suffrage for the Dlatrlct of Columbia, and that he believed mem bera of the Board of Kducatlon should be elected by popular vote. INDICT HE GIRL IN PAYROLL FRAUD Grand Jurors Hold War Risk Operator and Sister for Cheating Government. Marlon L. Cox, formerly chief tele phone operator at the War Risk In surance Bureau, and her sister, Kath ryn U Gayton, today were Indicted by the grand jury for conaplracy to de fraud the United States and for de stroying- Government recorda. It is alleged Mrs. Cox carried her slater, Mrs. Gayton, who waa an as sistant telephone - operator at the name bureau, on the payroll while she was absent from duty and rep resented her to the timekeeper as being on duty. This operation Is al-' leged to have been continued over a period of about six months, and to have enabled Mrs. Gayton to receive pay for services which she never performed. It is further alleged Mrs. Cox de stroyed the time book in which ahe kept the record of attendance of the telephone operators. The grand Jury ignored charges al leging housebreaking and larceny against Krnest Vi omack and G?orge Williams, and manslaughter against Charles Jones. 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