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"Ielen Jesmer's Skul hBron
men car er Phiap Pant
Hits Tres.
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s~Bymt,.srtv "eudi
N eu Yang'.inu'uS.
With four young -Tale *prep" etu
e to s4,wa' returning from New
via to New York in i machine
andi aby .Philip Morgan
th n a nyear stepson of
W1 fl . Hayward., oommaoder
Mte thoolered) Infantry.
ssharp turn. ia Pelham
way.a ,bort distance froms
re Island brige. somethIng
went wrong with the steering gear
t qi the high-powere roadster, and the
sseimise get beyeod oentrol of Plant.
Going at a high rate of speed it
er'shed into a tree and the Ave occu
pabti were hurled Into the roadway.
sio Jesmer, nineteen years old, the
ter of H. B. Jesmer. of Seattle,
: athe mst seriously injured. Last
uiht it was said that her chances of
regevery were slight. She received
a freatare of the right jawbone and
skull and internal injuries.
Plant, who lives with his mother
ap :stebfather, at 1051 Fifth avenue.
received a fracture of the right leg
and lacerations of the face.
The others,. less seriously hurt. in
cluded Norman I. Hussey. eighteen.
of Norwalk, who suffered a fracture
of the nose and lacerations of the
right eye; Charles Morehead. twenty.
of Chicago, contusions; Davis Cdt
loun. son of a wealthy St. Louis mer
chant, and Edward Hershey. of St.
Paul. The latter two escaped with
Sminor injuries.
The fatal turn In the road has been
the scene of similar mishaps. Just
after the crash, Patrolman William
Nelson and Sergeant Booth, comman
deered another automobile and hur
ried the Injured to Fordham Hospital.
,Colonel and Mrs. Hayward visited
the hospital yesterday and instructed
that special nurses be assigned to
core for the victims, particularly Miss
Jesmer. Young Plant told his mother
that the accident was unavoidable.
He said that two cars suddenly
loomed before him as he rounded the
dangerous turn, and, in veering off
to avoid a collision, he crashed into
the tree. He and his male compan
ions were students at the Harstron
14chool, and Wfore coming to New York
to spend Election Day.
Plant is a son. of Seldon B. Man
waring, first husband of the present
Mrs.- Hayward. After his shother di
vorced his father and married Mor
ton F. Plant, the wealthy shipping
nan, he took the name of Plant.
Mrs. Hayward becatpe the wife of
the commander of the famous colored
regiment on Juno "1, 1919, several
years after the death of her second
Misa Jesmer has.been appearing on
the stage in 'New York for the past
two years. Her first public appear
ance here. was at the Hotel des
Artistes with Mile Luovska.
Star Pitcher of Reds
Gyes lis Blood
To ai4Law
DANVLE, Ill.., Nov. :1.-Hnrace
0. (Hed) Eller. Cincinnati pitcher,
yesterday submitted to the transfu
sion of almos a quart of brood
to Mrs. Ada - mans, his mother
Mrs. Salmans was found too weak
to undergo a necessary surgical
operation and the transfusion was
ordered. The star motindsman sub
mitted himself immediately.
Where Arr
Pretty Maid
qetida were asked of
teupo ri)y out of oamy
es on th treet kand
et-ada and quictkat I
Better home.
The Times is I
MN "Ag, dt
> hr seesy-eme MN
re-erwe to her after haia
kpi~by hisfther ad u
sewespr wasa
Philadelphia Mechanic Says He
Met Draft Dodger in
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. '.-Grover
C. Bergdoll. champion of draft-dodg
Ing and escaped jailbird, is flitting
about Germany in a high-priced motor
car, according to J. W. Hartman. a
former Eergdoll employ(, who yes
terday reached Philadelphia after a
trip to Germany.
"I saw Bergdoll and spoke to hin
in Heidelberg six weeks ago." said
Hartman last night. Five years Aga
Hartman was employed by Grover as
a mechanician.
Hartman. a native of Heidelberg.
was sent to this country -one years
ago by an auto company. Hle is em
ployed by a motor company here, and
was sent back to Germany to gother
ideas on motor construction, and
while visiting a plant in Heidelberg
le heard of Grover.
He was told that a car had just
been sold to a Philadelphia man who
gave his name as (rover Eergdoll,
and his Heidelberg residence as the
Swan Hotel.
, Iartman immediately looked. him
up, he said. found him and greeted
him with "Hello. Groff Vie geht'a'
Bergdoll. he said, was somewhat sur
prised, and would do no more than
exchange greetings. refusing abso
lutely to talk about himself. Hart
man said "Groff" was planning to
leave Heidelberg at that time. __.
Some days later Hartman pro
eeded to Coblenl. and reported to a
Captain Brown. of the American mill
tary police, that he had seen Berg
doll in Heidelberg. Immediate steps
were taken to cause the fugitive's
apprehension, he said.
Georgetown Seniors Elect.
John Karns, of Illinois, was elected
presl4ent of the senior class of the
Georgetown Law School, leading his
opponent. Harland Wood. of Georgia,
by the scant margin of nine votes, it
was announced today by Hugh J.
Fegan, assistant to the dean. The
election then was made unanimous.
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Ad if That
e rlever Washiagten traid
ion, what wo 4f her answer
copy of The meg, a. soona
n going to turn to the Help
cats exactly the posiltionI
best homes in Washing ton',
1p of the best kind, telepnone
-Bettr maid
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Court Must Determise
Who Is It at Bellevue
Woman Claims Right To
Operate It Under
The question as to the tight o
conducting the business of the
Hotel Bellevue at the corner of
Fifteenth and I streets northwest
is made the subject of a suit filed
yesterday'by Alvin 0. Porter against
District Supreme Court against
Mrs. Rose Clark Taylor.
Porter, represented by attorney
J. J. Costigan, claims that August
2. 1912. he entered into a co
partnership with Peter Taylor. Jr..
who recently died, for conducting
the Bellevue Hotel business. Porter
said he contributed $10,000 in cash
toward the partnership; - that
Taylor supplied the furniture.
fixtures, provisions, wines, liquors.
cigars and a lease expiring Sep
tember 30. 192', and $1,000 in cash.
representing a value altogether of
It was areed that Taylor sjitould
have two-thirds interest in the
business to the plaintiff's qne-third.
The agreement was to run for five
years, and continued until Sep
tember 16 last, when Taylor died.
Porter says that Taylor left a will
bequeathing everything to defend
ant, na ing her executer. He de
c'lares that the agreement prpvided
that the surviving partner abobid
have the right to purchase the
business of the e6partnership
within thirty days.
Mrs. Taylor. Porter alleges, re
fuses to Jet the plaintiff conduct
the hotel business declaring that
she "is the boss of the hotel" and
that plaintiff "has nothing to do
with it." Defendant, according to
Porter has instructed the hotel em
ployes to follow her orders and
not to pay any attention to him.
Porter also alleges that Mrs.
Taylor refuses to pay for her room
and board and he requests that an
order be issued requiring Mrs.
Taylor to show cause Noverpber ..,
why she should not be restrained
from interfering with the plain
tiff in conducting the hotel bus
iness and also .to restrain her from
disposing of any of the moneys de
rived from the hotel.
New York Man Begins Action ir
$175,000 Deal.
Charles E. Clapp, of New York
yestetdey filed suit in the Distric
Supreme Court against Feli l ake, t
compel him to complete his -agre't
ment to purchase the Earljngto
apartment, at :10313 SIxteenth stree
torthwest, for $175,000.
Ciapp, represented by Attorne:
Wharton E. 14este'r, alleges that o
July 29, last, he Qffered to purchase th
prnperty anld gave a writtett statt
me'nt to that effect to Shannon
Luhs, plaintift's agents. Ciapp de
elrem that iic Ias informed that dte
fendant had patid i500 as deposit o
th.e purchase, hut was later told tha
no, money had been paid by Lake.
The plaintiff says he informeri Lak
Septenber 2J. last, that he was read
to co.napiete the sale and that th
defendaht agreed to do his part th
"olowing we'k." t'ispp dielare
that Lake has failed to complete hi
part of the agreement and asks ths
Lake be required to show cause wh
he should not be required to feelfil
his bargaith and pay $30,000 due ol
account of the contract.
Morton J1. (Aache, Washington ret
estate operator. was elected pret
iderit of the 'TOwn and Country Clu
at a meeting last night at tli
oubhouse, Eighteenth street ati
Columbia road northwest.
IOther officerse lee!W were: Charle
A. oldsmnith, drit vice presiden
Wenry J. .Goodman, second v'ice pret
ident; Nerbert J. Rich. treasurel
stapley H. Viacher, finhncisi st
rtary. and DanieI B. Gusdorf, cc,
responding secretary.
The members of the board
diretors elected are: Alexands
Wolf, Harry King. ,70seph 1). Kan
man. Dr. if. St. Kaufman and ?.torr
. a
Mrs. Wayne MaVes* Sue
eunes to Long 1nE -Mus
band in arflsl CabMnet.
Within tweaty-tour hours death
as olaimed a foramer petmaster Gsa
eral, and the widow of a former At
torney Gemeral of the United States.
The death also of Ge.. N. M. Law
at Bartow. Pla.. Sunday leaves only
three survivoe of thees mse who
held the rank St jenral oficers in
the Confederate ahmy.
Mrs. Virginia ('ameron MacVeagh.
widow of Wayne MaeVeagh, Attorney
General during President Gareld's
administration. died yesterdqy at her
winter home. 1713 Massachusatts ave
met. northwest. Funeral services will
be held at her residence this after
noon at 4 o'cipek, and Interment will
be'made tomorrow at Bryn Mawr. Ps.
Mrs. MEc\'egh was long . lromi
neat In Washington society. When
her husband was made 'nited States
ambassador to Italy. she accompanied
him to that post and was a distin
guished hostess at the Italian capital.
Her sumsmer honce wa. at Bryn Mawr.
She was a daughter of Simon Cam
eron. pf Harrisburg. Pa., and a sister
of Senator DQen Cameron. Site was
married in 1368 and was the second
wife of Mr. MacVoagh. She is sur
vived by a daughter. who is the wife
of Capt. Stuart Farrar Smith.
Flags are today at half-mast on all
postoffice buildings in the country as
a mark of. tribute to former Postmas
ter General James Albert Gary. who
died Sunday at his home in Baltimore.
Funeral services will be held this aft
ernoon. and interment will be made
in Loudon Park Cemetery. Baltimore.
Services will be conducted by the R'av.
Dr. John McDowell and the Rev. Dr.
J. Ross Stevenson.
Mr. Gary was in President McKin
ley's Cabinet. Jes was prominent in
Republican circles in Maryland for
fifty years.
With the death of General Law, the
surviving generals of the Confederate
army are Brig. Gen. Marcus J. Wright,
of Washington; Brig. Gen. Felix Rob
ertson, of Crawford. Tox., and Arthur
Pendleton Bagby. also of Texas.
General Wright is now eighty-nine
years old, and came to Washington in
1378 as an agent of the War Depart
ment in the compilation of military
Post Master General Burleson has'
ordered flags on all Post Office
building to be placed at half Mast
as a mark of honor and tespect tp
tames A. Gary. former Postmaster
General. The flags will remain at
half mast until after Mii. Gary's
Judge Says Country's Honor
Lies at Stake.
NEW YORK. Nov. 2.- Selet oni se
an additional November grand jury
to augment the investigation of New'
York's alleged building trust by the
joint-legislative committe on hous
ing. was completed yesterday.
Judge Mulqueen told juror: "the
honor of the county is at stake." and
that they were assembled to "de
fend the law against unlawful ag
gression." The jury adjourned until
Wednesday after receiving the charge
of Judge Mulqueen. Thursday the
joint legislative committee will re
sume its inquiry.
"If tear can be plied against or
ganised labor, then government Is a
sham." Judge Mulqueen declared in
his charge to the jury. "Unlawful
use of power would come within ex
tortion if the privileges demanded
were brought about by threats of de
claring stkes. -".d the strike was
:or unlawful means."
'Brigadier General Anton Stephan.
U. S. A. and'Major La Garde. U. S
A.., will address the members of
Equality Post of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars at Pythian Temple,
1012 Ninth street northwest Thurs
day night. The officers will speak
on the reorganisation of the National
Guard as recently authorised
Col. Winfleld Jones and Cot. George
L. Tait, newly elected state com
mander of the organisation will alsoc
speak. All ex-service men are re
quested to be present. Comnmander
Edwin S. Bettelheimt. fr.. will preside.
.f Deaths
Doctors declare that every winter
thousands of lives are needlessly sac
rifleed through neglect of what at firs.
is a simple cold.
There is grave danger in allowini
a cold to "wear off." It is more ofter
Ilikely to start the development of
pneumonia or other serious trbuble.
At the first sign of a cold you shoud
start taking Father John's Medicine
which is a doctor's prescription witl
more thanc sity yeqra of suce ss ir
the treathenlt of eolas and coughs.
'The gentle laxative effect ef lathet
John's Nedicine drives out impurities
and the tonic food elements build new
helt an teghto ward off fur.
- Another important point tn remem
b ber is that Father John's Medicine il
a guaranteed free from alcohol or dan
g gee-ous drugs in any form so it is
safe medicine for all thie family t<
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Claim Uphold by Phrenologist.
People Think More.
LNI)ON. Nov. :.--That Londoners'
heads are getting wider and bigger
than ever hitherto known In the aa
ertlon of Professor Parsons. lecturer
to the British Association at i'ardiff.
Inquiries among hatters and phre
nologists about London prove this to
be true.
Cuthbertsonus. the well-known hat
ters, said that up to a few years ago
it was very rarely that they had to,
supply a hat over G'. or 6'.. but now
t is nothing unusual to have to huve
a special hat made for rustumers at
izes over 7 .
Mrs. Stacp'ol tt'Dell, London's fur'
most phrenogolist. said:
"Men are beginning to think mor.
than formerly. science is making
wonderful progress.- and men are hav
ing to think and obse.rve more than
they used to.
"[f you develop your muscles they
will get larger: if you begin to think
more your brain gets larger. and the
kull must give way to the brain.
therefore inereasing the size of the
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Ni, lip ad toogue. Ohe
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Picks Pocket of S th
Wie Underig
Third Degree
ATL.ANTA, Ga., Nov. 2.--A robber
bolder than Captain Kidd is Will
Jordan, arcording to City Detective
T. 0. Mturdivant. who accused the
man of picking his pockets while
under a grilling third degree at
the police station recently.
hturdivant missed some import
ant papers which had been taken
from his pockets.
"I knew I had them while talk
ing to Jordan. so I -went back and
searched him and found them in
his pocketr." the detective said.
Jordan is charged with having
figured in fifteen or more daylight
hurgalaries in Atlanta's fashion
able Druid ill. millionaire resi
dential section. Among the articles
reported stnl-n by the man from
one house was a bull dog.
The residents of Takoma Park,
will reeire the election returns to
night in the Parish Hall of Trinity
E:piscopal Church. Piney Branch Road.
under the auspices of the Takoma Park
Citizens' Association.
Lose It!I
O ns
.T i1s
H AVE you e
dental crea
asway in the sie
stand at home?
Then you will
tive and which h
until you have ei
We now furni
high standard au
Slxteenth Sbeet Highland 0r
ganlizatlen Votes Against
Change in Constitution.
Now that women have right of su(
frage. will the cltlsen' ase.iatlese
of the liistrict amend their by-lawls
and constitutions to permit them to
becomse members?
This question was brought up at a
meeting last night of the 5isteenth
Street Highlands t'ltisens' Associa
tion by laoos U. Juilha, who urged
adoption of a constitutional amend
went that would authorise the ad
mission of the newly enfranchised
Althugh the neaaure received a
large number of favorable votes. It
was found impossible to obtain the
two-thirds vote necessary to change
the constitution. Mr. Jullhn de
elared he would aettempt to get the
necessary votes at the neat meeting.
Dr. Howard Fisher docussed '"$o
cial Diseases.'
C thedral at Mount St. Albans
Receives Bishop's Memorial.
Bethlehem 'Chapel, of the National
Episcopal Cathedral of Saints Peter
and Paul, at Mount St. Albans, was
the scene ,of an impressive service
yebterday when a life-size recumbent
statue of the Rev. Henry ]gtes Sat
terlee, D. D., first Bishop of Wash
ington, was unveiled in the presence:
of a large group of friends, church
nen and relatives. Bishop Satterlee
and his wife, Jane Lawrcence Satter
lee, are buried beneath the spot where
the statue rests.
The Rt. Rev. Alfred Harding,
present Bishop of Washington. pro
sided. The sermon was preached by
the Rt. Rev. Thomas F. Gallor, Bishop
of Tennessee. who declared that
"cathedrals are monuments to the
profound faith of man." He paid
tribute to the Christian spirit of tie
late ishop Satterlee.
Prominent Episcopal clergymen a&&
misted at the services and music was
t urnished by the Cathedral choir.
The regular meeting of the Oldest
Inhabitants Asociation of the District
of Columbia will be held at the Union
Engine House; Nineteenth and H
htreets northwest, at T:30 o'clock
L tomorrow night. Arrangements for
the observance of the fifty-fifth an
niversary of the association to be held
December 7. will be considered. Theo
dcre W. Noyes will preside.
er lost the cap from your tut
m? Has it ever dropped and
ping car-or hid under the'1
appreciate the cap that is held
ald~the properties of Kolynos a
ijoyed the last bit of cream froi
ih you with a package of the
its contents..
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