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"OLD CHELSEA” PORCELAIN SOUGHT Little Glazed Figures Are Rage in Washington Just Now—Their History. “Old Chelsea” porcelain is all the rage just now, especially those glazed little figures and artistic statuettes. They ar± hard to get and are worth their weight in gold. Chelsea may be recognized by an embossed oval with raised anchor which is generally considered to be an early mark. The general mark was the anchor, either gilt or painted over the glaze, commonly in red, the former usually affixed to the best porce lain Two anchors were some times employed. The Chelsea establishment dates back as early as probably 1745 and Was finally broken up about 1784 when the models and workmen were transferred to Derby. It is said the works had been founded by the Marquis of Hart ford who brought some workmen from Dresden and set them up at Chelsea at Cheyne Walk. The works were especially patronized by George II who brought models and artists and even materials from Saxony enabling Chelsea to compete with the best Dresden product. The Duke of Cumberland was also a great patron of Chelsea. The early specimens of Chelsea were painted to resemble Oriental porcelain, the paste used being com posed of a mixture of the sand frpm Alum Bay, with a plaster c’ay and powdered flint glass. The period of the greatest ex cellence of the Chelsea porcelain Is considered to have been between 1750 and 1765 while under the di rection of Spremont. The claret color has been con sidered the most remarkable of those employed, but some other enamels are equally The bleu de roi, apple green, turquoise, are fine and vivid. The glaze of the Chelsea porcelain is of a soft When your customer I talks about you I does he say the right things? I **' | best advertising ing with you. Give them this JL we get comes from our information. 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Telephones: 3887-3888-3889 l » Czar’s Consuls Still On Old-Time Jobs fa This Country By Cosmopolitan News Service. Agents of the old Czar’s gov ernment of Russia are still on the job in this cquntry. Some of them still retain headquarters and are certifying applications and giving an "of ficial” vise to passports of people , going from this coun try to Russia. The Soviet government today issued orders to its representa tives here to publish that ap plications and other statements certified by former Czarist con suls will not be given consider ation in Russia. Not only will admission to the country be denied on Czarist consuls’ passports, but any per son who deals officially with the old crowd will be held to have committed an unfriendly act against the Soviet government, which will be sufficient to de prive that person of the right to return to Russia, the official communication says. milky white, and sometimes has run down on the lower rims in tears. Many of the early pieces exhibit on the back, or underneath, three strongly defined marks, commonly called dirt marks, produced by con tact with the supports on whic.-i they rested during firing. The forms of the later period imitate the best Dresden style, and the vases, dishes, figures and flow ers .are equal in execution to Dresden. Many of the cabinet speoi mens approach the best produc tions of Sevres in color and paint ing. The products included vases, services, statuettes, candelabra and other objects. / THE CONNOISSEUR. Chicago Bank Is Closed. CHICAGO, Reb. 13.—The State Commercial Savings Bank, an out lying bank oh the northwest side, with more than $1,000,000 in re sources, was closed by Stuart Rus sel, State bank examner, who said his action was due to a shrinkage in assets, the result of drops in foreign exchange. THE WASHINGTON TIMES SENATOR TALKS FOR BONUS AT MEETING Stuart-Walcott Post at Bonus. Week Banquet Celebrates Freedom From Debt. While 300 war veterans, members of Stuart-Walcott Post, and their guests sat before him and evidenced their approval, Senator Dill of Washington last .night declared that ‘‘the bonus is a debt long delayed.” The gathering, one of many sched uled for the District in connection with National Bonus Week, was held at the L’Aiglon. Senator Dill urged the passage of the bonus bill even over a Presiden tial veto. He said that he had told his people he would vote for the ad justed compensation and that in tended to do it. Also Favors Bonus. Congressman Henry R. Rathbone of Illinois, another speaker at the banquet-meeting, which also marked the post’s freedom from debt, de clared himself for the bonus. Other members of Congress present who pledged their support were Congress men Thomas L. Blanton of Texas, Charles L. Abernathy of North Caro lina. and Isaac R. Sherwood of Ohio. Charles Riemer, post commander, presided. Among the guests, many of whom spoke briefly on the bonus, Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wil son, were: Brig. Gen. Frank T. Hines, director of the Veterans Bu reau; Admiral Moffett, Watson B. Miller, Paul J. McGahan, the repre sentatives of foreign embassies and legations, and disabled soldiers from Walter Reed, Mt. Alto and naval hospitals. Flag Is Presented. Henry Lansburgh presented the post with a large silk American flag. Commander Riemer, on behalf of the post, presented Mr. Lansburgh with a loving cup. and Robert L. Pritchard, "Happy” Walker and T. Norman Templeton with engraved tokens in appreciation of their serv ices to the legion. BROADWAY’S BELLES ENVIED—AT FIRST, SAYS FAY KING llt ffe H ■ Home Town Girls, Who Are Overawec By Butterfly’s Jewels, Shocked By Stories of Tragedy. By FAY KINO. Well, here’s the Big Town buzzing again with the gruesome gossip of *its latest butterfly who met a tragic death and thereby brought forth again the old, old story of the small town girl who comes to the big city to study and stays to play! From a little namet of fifteen hundred inhabitants, to the city of seven millions—and some of them millionaires—these sweet young things always manage, somehow, to meet the men with much money! Con m less beautiful girls are born right here in New York, grow* up and die without meeting a millionaire. In the shadow of this great city they live the same sweet, simple, sheltered life the small town girl chooses to run away from, and which some peo ple seem to think can’t be lived anywhere except a long, long way from the Lane of Lights! LIKES TO AWE “HICKS.” But the small town girl who comes here to seek success with her ability, and “succeeds” with her beauty instead, makes trips BTOHOTEL 15 SCENE OF BLAZE Smouldering Mattress Cause of Two Alarms—Dam age Put at SSO. Fire, which it is believed had smouldered all night in a mattress, broke out in room 302 at the Winston Hotel, 116 First street nortlfweet, at 9 o'clock this morn ing, doing approximately SSO worth of damage. Twp alarms were turned in. The room In which the fire was discovered had been unoccupied last i night, the manager of the hotel I stated this morning, and it is be- ■ lieved that a cigarette, left yester-1 day. smouldered in the mattress until this morning, when the smoke was discovered by a guest and the alarm given. The mattress agd bed covering were thrown from the third floor window to the street and the flames extinguished with chemicals. SIGKDOGRAISES FINE POINTS OF LAW Hyattsville Officialdom Passes Problem All Way Along to Governor Ritchie. Comes now the involved ques tion, . "Who should remove a sick dog from a woman’s house in Riverdale?” The question, as intricate as tax ation, and equally as important, has gone the rounds of the town’s dig nitaries, and seems well on the road to a second trip towards those unreceptive officials. Meanwhile, the canine and his illness, is still reclining in sufferance on the back : porch while the mooted question, I "who gets the dog.” is being de bated. With all the consummate skill of •t customs inspector, town officials uve unearthed reasons as to why the law did not permit them to forcibly take the dog off the porch Statutes long since relegated to th- I limbo of the dinosaur have come t< light showing that the men wh< first ruled Maryland foresaw tha‘ 'he time might come when a dop might be overtaken by illness at a lady’s house. Plenty of Advice. “You don’t mean me,” one Hyattsville physician told the lady on whose back porch, etc. “Call Tom Garrison,” another physician said. "It should lie killed. I’ll call the sheriff, it’s his duty,” Tom chirped after due deliberation. "I’ll take it up with the State's Attorney, lawfully and legally the sheriff opined. “The dog should be killed. Take it up with the Justice of the Peace." was the edict from that official’s office. . '.'TL 1 * . County Commlsaloner’s duty the solemn juatice rsplied. The county commissioners come under the governor and to him was referred the problem of the dog that is sick on, etc. ’ The Governor, as head of the State and all the State’s authority, Is taking up the matter. Thu National Daily back to the little, old home town and no doubt gets a big kick out of seeing the “hicks” look at her. With what awe and admiration her old school friends listen to her wondrous account of the splendors of the great city they never even hope to see! They stare at her New York clothes, and can’t even begin to realize how much her square dia monds are really worth! She may mention her friends In the big town, but those good souls never doubt that only the undying devo tion of a single young man who means to marry her some day could have inspired those splen did gifts! 'She tells them many thrilling stores of smart parties and fa mous people, but she is more apt to dwell upon their being be gemmed than be-ginned. And more on their being millionaires than married! TRUTH CHANGES ENVY. And her young friends in the little town listen with, perhaps, a little envy in their hearte, for all her gaiety and happiness and her rich beau, whose diamond rings and bracelets she wears, making their own Tom’s tiny engagement ring look very little indeed! Per haps they wish they were in her shoes, seeing new shows and din ing and dancing every night, with a wealthy “young" man handing her new adornments daily to plead his cause—which, of course, they think can only be for a grand church wedding and a honeymoon in Europe! And now they, like others, know the truth. They know why she didn’t marry "him”—whoever he was! Tills is the side of the story these girls don’t tell the folk-, back home that “knew them when.” The other girls back home don’t envy her now! I for I cooking and can- ■ I dy making, use ■ I Franklin Gran- ■ I ula ted Sugar. ■ I Always clean. I Highest quality. '■ I I Se •- 1 '" ! i iFRANKLINj'I | §■ I GI’ANUIA lb p I I | .sugar I - c~~T ir a I A franklin Cane Sugar I for every use" I Granulated, Dainty I Lumps, Powdered. I Confectioners, I Brown; Golden Syrup; I Cinnamon and Sugar; I , Sugar-Honey - ryioridQ by BEA jAAsAI. Baltimore to JACKSONVILLE Fare from Washington via rail fto Baltimore, thence steamer. OneWay Round Trip s3l-71 »57-23 Meals included. Some staterooms haveextracharge. Round-trip tick, etsgoodtoreturnuntil June IS, 1924. Steamer Tuesday, Friday,« P.M. Try th* New S. S. “ALLEGHANY” lerchantsand Miners TRANSPORTATION company 1208 F St. N. V.. Washington Special Offer A Beautiful Picture IP JJNDERWDOD WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1924. COPPER ROOF STOLEN OFF CITY BUILDING; ONE HELD PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18.— Charged with being an accomplice of a former policeman in the theft of nearly 300 feet of copper roofing from a city-owned property, John A. Green, negro teamster in the employ of the city, has been ar rested. The driver is accused of having carted the loot from the building, to the yard of the former cop, who is still being sought by police. The property was vacated some time ago, folowing condemnation by the c|ty. Since then there have been repeated robberies, until little more than the walls remain. The copper roofing was the last part taken. * WILMINGTON SILENT CLUB DANCES AT BIRTHDAY FETE WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 18.— Speeches without spoken words and dancing without music featured the first anniversary banquet of the Wilmington Silent Club here. It was a banquet .in every sense —with Ja toastmaster, speakers and applauding audience, yet there was no sound. Forty men and women attended, ail deaf mutes. f* might heatyour *« S home lor less money : : 5 ■ General Committee of } ■ Anthracite Operators g ■ : I m is conducting a 2 at 1328 F Street, N. W ■ ■ ADMISSION FREE I m The experts in attendance will tell you how ! to reduce your coal bills 50% through the use of the small sizes of anthracite. Learn how to | H use buckwheat, rice and barley in the home, | apartment house, hotel, hospital and institution. m Get this helpful information. It has been gathered to serve you —to enable you to get I more heat for less money. g J Come to the Show today. Bring your friends. g ■ It is interesting and instructive and well worth ■ while. And you will find here someone willing ■ and able to solve every heating problem. I ■ : | ■ See the Interesting Motion Pictures at 12:30, 4:45 and 8 P. M. | ■" 1 | M Among the exhibits are machines that automatically put ■ coal on a fire, keep it burning and remove the ashes; self feedingdevices for furnaces, special grates for burning buck- M wheat, rice and barley, and other installations that save fuel, I secure better combustion and reduce waste. _ "How to Cut Down the Cost of Heating Your Home* 9 g is one of a number of helpful books distributed at the show, or mailed K , free on request. This descriptive literature describes the proper B methods of using all kinds of coal-burning heating appliances. ■ I IFor twenty-five years the Spencer Heater has efficiently burned No. 1 Buckwheat coal—costing at present prices $4 to $7 a ton less than larger sizes. The Spencer requires at tention only once in 24 hours in mild weather, once in 12 hours in severest weather. It maintains a steadier, more even fire. More than 30,000 installations present unquestioned proof of Spencer success. Ask any Spencer owner—we’ll gladly send a list of those near you. See the Spencer at the Coal Economy Show, or write for information to STANDARD HEATER COMPANY Washington Representative: J. W. Phelps, 1385 14th St. N. W. Main 2039 Spencer Steam. Vapor and Hot Water Heaters I** 9 ri V nal Buckwheat- Mof9 Than Thirt Thoa . Burning Heater With a 25- . _ . „ , Lcorrf of Succow. , tanJ Speacen Inetallel. "Fresh” Corpses Are Common As Freight In India “Fresh qnd dried corpses” are such a common commodity of freight on railroads in India that a special tariff classifica tion is provided for them, the Department of Commerce was advised today. - Under the Indian railroad tariffs a section is set apart for human “skeletons or dried corpses, bagged or boxed, fresh corpses ana human ashes per every 10 kilos.” It was not definitely ascer taii.sd what is meant by a “fresh corpse.” Ship Sinks With 17 Men. LONDON, Feb. 13.—Seventeen of the crew, including the captain, have been drowned in the wreck of the British ship Mora, according to a Lloyds dispatch from Lisbon. The Mora went on the rocks near Cape St. Vincent. She WiU Be Delighted With Her Valentine If it to a Box of the ORIGINAL Sratnela, Chocolates, Bon Bona irs intended for out-of i shipment should be ed NOW. vonderful assortment of r Baskets, Boxes and unusual Novelties ap late to the occasion. 4 & G STS. N. W. > 14TH ST. N. W.