Leon Arnold, President of
Company,. Denies Clay
Charges of juggling of funds by
the Washington Rapid Transit Com
pany so as to gain an increase in
tares were hotly denied today by
Leon Arnold, president of the com
, The case will come up before the
Public Utilities Commission for pub-
Itc hearing August 13 and the
charges will be given a full airing
at that time.
The charges of juggling were
made by William McK. Clayton,
chairman of the public utilities com
mittee of the Federation of Citizens
Associations, who declared that
“many faults can be found by a
Cursory glance through the books."
Arnold declared if the mem
bers of the federation believe this
charge they have been permitted
themselves to be misled and that
he feels confident that they will
‘‘rectify their error" when they
have the full facts.
“The charges by the Federation
of Citizens Associations are indeed
serious." Arnold stated, "and offi
cials of the company feel that the
least courtesy the citizens of Wash
ington can extend the -company,
Which for four years has faithfully
tried to serve the public and meet
the increased need for better trans
portation facilities is to explain the
grounds on which they base the
“The members of the federation
Who have made these charges hav»
|.ermltted themselves to be misled.
1 feel confident that they would do
nothing intentionally to Injure the
Washington Rapid Transit Com
pany, and when in possession of tbo
tacts they will no doubt rectify their
Heat'Brings Crime Wave
NEW ORLEANS, La., July 26.
Warm weather, the mercury having
reached 98 for two days, is blamed
for a crime wave here. Four per
sons were killed, four shot, two
committed suicide and fourteen hurt
In apto accidents, one seriously, in
the last twenty-four hours.
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LOS ANGELES. July 26.—Jack
Daugherty says he is through beiner
“Mr. Barbara La Marr;” that he
and the film vamp have definitely
come to the parting of the ways in
their matrimonial adventure.
Daugherty asserts that he has
suffered continuous humility as the
husband of Barbara. Wherveer he
went he was looked upon as a
nonentity and in many/ cases was
introduced as “Mr. La Marr,” he
He declares that all he was do-
MAN SHOOTS AT SNAKE
AND KILLS A WOMAN
POTTSVILLE, July 26. Mrs.
Cora Kuhl, of this city, was acci
dentally shot and almost instantly
killed on the mountains near Gordon
by Allen Freeman, also of this city.
Freeman fired at a snake, the bullet
glancing and hitting the woman in
the stomach. She died a short time
later in the Fountain Springs Hos
pital. Freeman is being held pend
ing an investigation.
Mrs. Kuhl, with her daughter and
Freeman, was picking huckleberries
when the snake was seen.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Ing while living with Barbara was
to answer the phone and tag at
her heels. Further, he“ states he
always wanted to work arid be in
dependent of her earnings and that
in many instances he took jobs at
smaller salaries than he was capa
ble of earning so he would not be
idle and have it said that he was
living on his wife’s earnings.
All in aU, Daugherty wants to re
sign membership from “Her Hus
band’s Club," which he feels he
would continue to be a member of
if he lived with his present wife.
GERALDINE FARRAR’S CAMP
IN MOUNTAINS FOR SALE
SARANAC LAKE, N. Y., July 26.
—The Adirondack camp of Geral
dine Farrar, grand opera singer
and film actress, is on the market.
Situated on the Narrows, between
upper and lower Chateaugay
the camp a woods and waters
setting of r rare beauty. It is a
pretentious camp, with private
lighting plant and other conven
Miss Farrar spent much of "her
time there with her parents in past
seasons, but has not been at the
camp since the death of her father.
One-Way Streets to Remain
Until ' Paving Work
The order of the District Com
missioners making Twelfth and
Thirteenth streets northwest, in the
business section, two-way streets
will not become effective until the
first portion of Thirteenth street is
closed to permit the laying of new
paving, it- was stated today by
Traffic Inspector Albert J. Headley.
Until that time the one-way regu
lations in force on those streets
will be strictly enforced. Other
changes ordered by the Commission
ers, including changes in other one
way streets and changes in the
parking regulations for the down
town section, as a result of the
widening of Thirteenth street, can
not legally be applied for thirty
days after the order was adopted,
it is stated.
In compliance with an agreement
recently reached between the Com
missioners and Thirteenth street
property owners. Thirteenth street
is being widened to seventy feet
instead of to the eighty feet pre
scribed by Congress. In case Con
gress fails to approve the reduced
width when it convenes in Decem
ber, *the property owners will bear
the expense of widening the addi
tional ten feet.
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K the loaf to a Washington Times branch in his or her neighborhood and exchange it for a ticket good
tfor any performance at the Columbia Theater next week when presented by a child between the ages of %
<►6 and 16 years.
Tickets to the Columbia Theater will sell for 31 cents matinee and 50 cents at night, but for the week &
that “Bread” is exhibited we offer the children of Washington an opportunity to see this splendid picture
g at a greatly reduced price and also do a charitable act, as all of the loaves of Dad’s Bread exchanged for
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through the Salvation Army.
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Shoots Cripple Who
Claimed He! Could -
MINNEAPOLIS, Julj 26.-
Shpt down as he hobbled along
on crutches, Woodward M. Mor
rison, thirty-five, fell into the
street and was near death at the
general hospital today, with five
bullet wounds in his body.
John W. Olson, thirty-one,
who tossed a pistol into the
street saying, “He insulted me,”
was caught a short distance from
the shooting scene and lodged in
jail without charge.
“H®, was boasting how he
could lick Jack Dempsey,’’ Olson
told Police later. “And no man
can lick Dempsey.”
i After the first shot the gun
man stood over Morrison’s pros
trate body and fired four more
times, emptying the pistol.
Olson, a fanner near Pine City,
Minnesota, recently came here to
look for a wife, he said.
Lost S4OO From Trousers
A burglar climbed into the room
occupied by Arthur Johnson, 74 ‘ G
street southwest, today, and stole
3400 from John’s trousers, he report
ed to police.
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SATURDAY, JULY 26, 1924.
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producers of “BREAD”
may be secured at any
of the Red Front Stores
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