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* IS TO STAY HIGH Acreage Planted Is 5 Per Cent Under Last Year-Markets Unstable, Labor Short. i ? - " 1 Tb* high price of potato** wlU coftlaut, according to report* mada Public today by the Bureau of Mar ket# of tbe Department of Agricul ture. Reduction of 5 per cent in the acreage planted to potatoes last year haa been reported to the Bureau of Crop Katlmatea. The acreage planted to beana baa decre?aed JO per cent belgw that of laat year. High price* for aeeda. labor ahortage. and un ! atable marketa are given aa the rea aona for anialler planting*. New York report* the Intention to plant 97 per cent of laat year'a acre Age la potatoea; Michigan, SO: Wla conaln, Ob; Minnesota. 89; Colorado, ?4; Idaho, 95; and California, 110. Arroatook county. Me., which pro duced oo par cut of the potato crop of Now fc.ii* laud la delayed la plant aja t?>.M ?i tit IrkatpM tattoo difficulties WALL STREET GAMBLERS PUT ODDS ON CANDIDATES Johnwn U*dt III (i. O. P. and hdwarda aa DcHorratic Choice With Handbook*. / NEW JORK. May 2#.?Wall Stroet has begun lo bet on lha raaulla of tha Republican national convention at Chicago and the Democratic nomi nating convention at Kan fc'ranclaco. The odd* quoted by a well-known au thority on big eventa of this port In - dlcate Oovernor Kdwards of New Jer sey aa tbe favorite of the Democrala for Pl*sldent, and Hiram W. Johnaon, of California, of the Republicans The odds quoted by thla authority against the relative chanoea of the leading < andidates are as followa: Republican ticket?Johnaon, 8 to 0; Wood, 2 to 1; Luwdrn and Hughes, each, 6 to 1; Hoover, 6 to 1; Harding and Rutler, each, 30 to 1. Democratic ticket?Kdwarda, T to 0; Cox, 2 to 1; MoAdoo, 3 to I; Clark, 4 to 1: Wilson, Bryan and Marahall. each, 20 to 1. For Your Decoration Day Outing This Wonderful Eastman Camera Outfit INCLUDING raisers IV*. 2, Cirrrtag Cur with Str** aid Clasp. Substantially Bound Albuai, Two Holla of C-tlsia. Entire outfit complete for $15.05 HARRY C GROVE, Inc. ?Vukis((oi Host of the KODAK c^Sif^ore 1210 G STREET HIGHBALLS ANOINK FIGURE IN DIVORCE She Marries Another While Drunk and He Fakes Suicide Following Scrap. BALTIMORE. May J?.-A highball marriage and a red Ink sulclda have led to an everyday divorce ault In Cba caae of William C. Uealt who has applied for an abaoli/te dlvor-a from Mra Blanche Mel*ln Deaie In the Circuit Court. After (nine off to the war *nd fighting Hum auba, Doale came back to And out that hla wife bad drank too many highbalfa and married "Charlie" l.,?e without knowing It. Hhe clalma that thla la but the natural complement of her huaband committing aulclde without being aware of It. Bark In Newport. R. I, Deals and friend wife staged a little a<jrap. Aa Mra. Deale left the room, there waa the roar of a navy platoL Hhe ruahrd back to find her aallor hua band apread over the floor In a don't-he-lnok natural poae. On hla alilrt front tia I crlmaon ataln. Hut , when >h? "piped" a hole In the bu reau, horror save way to curloalty. Back aba wedt to the crlinaoned ? hlrt and gave It double-extra O. O. ?Red lnkf? %he ahrteked. "Aha! | That'a your g* ne. la It?" "He tried to make ua believe that he waa killing Mmaelf,'" ahe aald. I "But we found out he wasn't dead I and fired at the bureau Instead of I hlmaelf." WOMEN OF PARKVIEW WILL ENTERTAIN YANKS; Mrs. Orlena B. Htller, chairman of the Park View Red Croan Auxiliary, announced yesterday that the aux iliary will entertain twenty-flve ex aervice men from St. Klliabeth'a Hos pital every month at the I'ark View School. The ladles have already acted as hotfteaaea art twelve of theae monthly uffalra, at which an excel lent sapper Is served, followed by muaic, game* and dancing. Thoae who are In charge of the supper arrangements arc Mra. Helen C. Grady, Mra. L>ulu Mount. Mra. Re becca Melnera and Mra. Paula K. Hellbach: thoae in charge of the en tertainment are Mra. Ruth B. Ivera, Mrs. Maude Hutchlaon and Mra. Kmma PreacotC The auppera ure provided by the auxiliary, as well a? by the friends of the auxiliary, and the par ties have proved of great benefit to the patients. Coal for 7,000 Years' Needs Still In Ground, Declares Mine Expert CHICAOO, May 8?.?Tha Unit.d Btttii la to no tu|*r of M* ututlni Iti coal luppllM In lb* near future, for about 7.000 ysaia' supply I* available, M M Darling, of lb* Bureau of Mines, told the twelfth annual convention of Lb* International Hallway Fuel As sociation yesterday. He estimated tbe supply of mlnable coal at 3,bM,?37.100.000 tons. I^ast year's consumption, be said, was 630,000,000 tons. BIGELOW PICKED TO NOMINATE PALMER \ Other Democratic Candidates Select Chief Orators for Con vention at San Francisco. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmtr's namr will be put In nomina tion at the Kan Francisco convention by John H. Blgflow, of Hasleton. Pa . It was stalad here today. Blgelow Is a lawyer and a life-time friend of the | Attorney Oeneral's. Ogv^ led ward I. Kdwards of New Jersey will be nominated by Charles K. X. O'Brien, of Jersey City, director of the department of public safety. Former Gov. A. C. bhjtllenbertc?r of Nebraska will nominate Senator Oil bert M Hitchcock, while Olsude Porter, chief counsel of the Federal Trade Commission, will perform a similar service for K. T. Meredith. Secretary of Agriculture, of Iowa. Who will nominate McAdoo Is not definitely known. OLD PRICESRESMED BY OMAHA DEALERS OMAHA, Neb., May 26.?Cut prices are not a success after all. The Omaha department stores which started the price war that extended over the entire country with much optimism on the part 'of the average consumer, who gloated over the de cline of old high cost, announced yes terday that they have enough of the movement and that on Saturday they will return to their old prices. HIRSH'S Thursday Variety Day In Time to Supply Your Shoe Needs at Attractive Prices for Decoration Day These Thursday variety days at Hirsh's have already become extremely popular with the women of Washington. Boudoir Slippers Wtmm'i Readolr Kid Sllp pera. with p?mponu, In klaek. klir, pink, lavender, old mr, and tl"< with Ifathrr aad frit aolea. Rxnllnl koutf akoea. $1.95 FEB FAIR It it a day upon which Hirsh's Shoe Service is devoted to the partic ular and varied shoe needs of women, girls and children?and always ECONOMY is as much in evidence in the prices quoted as variety is evi dent in the display of models. House Slippers Women's House slippers. in black kid. with one and two straps. Extra good quality?and comfortable. $1.95 to $3.85 run pair For Women and Growing Girls A Inrgr number of Women's Cora fort Shoes for the house and street wear, with cushion soles and rubber keels. These are in high shoes and oxfords, and they live tip to their name in every respect?real comfort oboes. Priced $2.95 to $4.85 Mary Jane Pumps for growing xirls Sizes 2it to 8. We have them in rid kid, gun metal, and patent colt. $3.85 Per Pair Growing Girls' White Nubuck Sport and English model. 9-inch lace shoe*. Sires 2*6 to 8. Priced specially for tomorrow. $3.85 Per Pair Growing Girls' and Misses' and Children's KEDS in pumps and lace oxfords; white and brown. Sizes 111 2 to 2, $1.35 per pair Sizes 2l/z to 8, $1.45 per pair White Canvas Shoes TkJa valor U nnuaual. WbHr e a a v a a lace akoea far wom en aad (r?K' las Klrla, fall rtffffd Freaek hrrii aad military kfflm a a at fe will nhllr lratkrr aolra and keeta aad aoaie with p a k k er aolea aad keela. Sport model, laeladed. IVir $2.45 Oxfords and Pumps Women's and Growing Girls' patent colt, iron metal, and tan rid kid ox fords?also patent and rid kid pumps, short and long Tamps, high and low heel*. Broken lots?size* mostly from 2'/a t? 5'/i. Per pdr. I For Misses and Children Mimes' and Children's Play Ox fords?Goodyear stitch, leather sole* Sizes 5 to 8 $1.65 Sizes 8V2 to 11 $1.95 Sizes IIV2 to 2 $2.25 Misses' and Children's Goodyeai stitch Tan Barefoot Sandals; leather soleih Sizes 5 to 8 $1.65 Sizes 8V2 to 11 $1.95 Sizes ll?/z to 2 $2.25 Misses' and Children's White Sea Isle Duck Mary Jane Pumps, Good year welt, whits sole and heeL Extra good values. Sizes 5 to 8.. $1.45 Sizes 8% to 11...... .$1.85 Sizes HV2 to 2 $2.75 Misses' and Children's Patent Colt * Mary Jane Pumps. Sizes 5 to 8 $2.35 Sizes SVz to 11 $2.75 Sizes IIV2 2 $3.25 Wian'i Ittark Vlrl Kid OI.D FOI.KfT COM FORT*. wttk tip. aad plain to* a. wttk aad wl t k oat rakker keeta. Sliea ranv. from JH to IS?a v err atae raase far tkeae prteea. $3.85 and up n" Wetal Rantlak aad ltst ?ral Skaae l.aee Uif.idi Sizes 9 to 13. .$2.95 per pair Sizes 1 to 5% .$4.75 per pair nil Hera* and I'lttla narr** sad Brawn Oanvsa KFD*? Sizes 9 to I3V2 - ?... .$1.35 Sizes 1 to 2 $1.35 Sizes 2Vi to 5*4 ?. ? ? $1.55 tihuTHfh sad ffhasa \ Oxf Sizes 9 to 13 and 1 to sy2 $4.85 per Washington's Fastest Growing Shoe House, 1026-28 Seventh St. N. W. I Between K and L. Out of the High-Rent District. TEXAS REPUBLICANS BOLT; FAVOR WOOD "Teddy" and Lincoln Men Don't Believe "Lily Whites" Should Boas Em. BAN ANTONIO, Ts*.. May 2?.? Cheering (or "Teddy" and Lincoln, negro and wtitle b?lon|ln( lo the Gr??n McCarthy faction boiled ihe Hist* Republican convention ysa lerday. They w?r? Joined by dela (ilfi who loat tbcir ^onlesta with the "Lily Whltaa" The bolt ?u featured by two flat fight* and mud slinging The apllt taint' when the "regulars" refuaad to adopt a minority report Intro duced by William McDonald, fort Worth negro banker. Some one yelled "all Teddy Roosa valt men outalde The boltera rushed tbe sergeant at-arma They aet up their own platform and pro ceeded to elect twenty-three dele gates lo the Chicago convention, tiy a straw vote the rebels favored Wood. After th% storm the 'Lilly Whites" elected unlnstructed delegates to the national convention. TWO KILLED WHEN BULL CHARGES INTO STANDS I MADRID. May 28.- During a bull fight at Almanzora. Almerla province, yeaterday, the bull charged Into the private bo* nectlon bealde the ring. In the melee that ensued two per aona were killed and twenty others were Injured. BRITMN POURS OIL ON TROUBLED SEAS Geddes Declares Hit Nation Is Tryino Merely to Restore Peace Reign. NKVT TORK. May 2?.?Pouring oil on Ihe troubled waters of Kurope la Ureat Britain'* chief occupation at preeent, according to Sir Auckland Ueddes. Brltlah ambassador, who waa tha principal speaker at tha Pilgrims' dinner here last nt|l)L While ad mitting by Inference that his nation may have a monopoly on this fig urative use of the precious fluid. Sir Auckland vehemently denied England 1s seeking to gain control of tbe world's fuel oil supply. The ambassador also denied the charge that Great Britain Is militar istic. and branded as false the reports she Is trying to pool the war debts of Kurope and drag the United Stairs Into the pool. "I say wIthent fear of Informed criticism," Sir Auckland told tbe Pil grims after he had been Introduced by Chauncey kf. Depew, president of the" organisation and toastmaater, "that British foreign policy Is di rected against no 'man, but Is In spired by the desire to seek peace, to bring order out of chaos, to extend the boundaries of freedom, to Im prove the lot of tbe oppressed and to Increase the material prosperity of the world. That Is our program; those are the principles by which I, as Rrltlsh representative In this land, am guided from day to day." Referring to the reports of the world's debts pool, Sir Aukland said: "You may seek far and wide for evidence on which that statement could be baaed. Tou will not And It. ?? If >911 look cI?mJx you will and my l??*rMMt trylaa to yaw *U m lk? ' troubled watera of Kurop?, and you wtU tilao And ?nlo?k?ra who mIm Ida oil u It la poured and throw It on the Area of antl-Britlah faalinc here" lo denying (ha attempt to niooopo llaa lha world* (uel oil aupply, the aiDhaaaadur quoted atallatlca freely. Hn drrltrad TO P^r east of tha world'a oil output ?u from United Htale* ?oil. and It par cant from Mexico, and thai Americana are act-king oil In ten other countrlea Aa acalnat thia. he declared that Britain controla only about t per coot of the world'a aupply. !*? ruparallaa al Um?m (or all onuloaa la a apaetaltr with Uude. 1114 r. ? 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