s Associated Press Dis
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I Jj o;ne and abroad are pub
■ in The Capital. j
VtA ND GAZETTE —ESTABLISHED 1727.
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, r rf showing the recom- i
. j:i of Admiral Sims, the ac
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, | • final verdict of Secretary
Ad. Sims Hoard award
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■m; !"■ 1 Service Medal and “N. i
r for Naval Cross.
I : ; i.il loc.i! interest is manifested;
the coming navy probe by Con- '
i .. • ■ charges made by Admiral !
tns of favoritism in naval
■.r and distinctions for service
:: Ihe world conflct.
:he close of Congress for the
i ' . hoi,lays there was every in
. a of a sweeping investigation
■ ■iiy of th" controversy over the
. . 1 refusal of Secretary Daniels
w ni their entirety the recom
i , ii of Admiral William S.
■ rt ’dcii* of ilie Naval War Col
i „warding naval war decora
i: i f Hie whole policy of the
ii in making awards to;
w o orved the Navy during the
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is of both of the naval com
.<••••> aro determined to conduct
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i 1. \ ROOM
> HKCEMRER 25 and 26.
HE'. EM HER 27. from 2 to 6.30.
ad to Baltimore in 1
a . o.iiiy. I will t>c glad to
•a load at a reasonable
IT -no 1 NOT FT.
V'i Mh 'XD jrXGERS. i
With the Yulctidc comes the
pleasure of extending to our
many friends and fellow citi
May the holidays make happy
the closing of 1019 and
in a joyous New Year, brim
ful of opportunity for service,
for happiness and for success.
1 lie Annapolis Banking
N Trust Company
OFFICIAL NAVY PICTURE
j AT PALACE MONOAT
A Navy recruiting rally will be heir
'at the Palace theatre next )londa>
| night. Seven official Navy reels will
j be showA and at the conclusion of the
program Navy Victory buttons will be
1 1 issued. To obtain a button it is neces
sary for men to present their Navy
The program is being arranged by
i Lieut.-Commander P. V. H. Weems,
Recruiting Officer for Maryland,
through the courtesy of the Palace
theatre management. The complete
program will be about as follows:
Three reels “Navy Put ‘Em Across.”
Address by Lieut.-Com. Weems.
One reel, “Crossing the Line,” show*-
ing the ceremonies aboard the U. S. S.
Idaho when ghe crossed the equator.
Poem by James B. McCarthy, Chief
Boatswain's Mate, U. S. N„ (retired),
who was the oldest man to go across in
the late war. *
Three reels, “Dear Mother. This is
Navy's foremost prestidigitator,
Commander C. O. Slayton, U. S. Navy.
Distribution of Victory buttons.
ELKS’ NEW YEAR’S TREAT
TO ALL THE CHILDREN
Following a custom of years An
napolis Lodge, No. 622, Benevolent
iartd Protective Order of Elks, will
give its annual New Year’s treat to
■ all children of Annapolis and Anne
Arundel County on next Thursday.
New r Year's afternoon, from 2.30 to
4.30 at the Elks’ Home, State Circle.
An abundant supply of good things
has been ordered for the event, and
and candy, nuts, apples and oranges
jwil be distributed to the children by
! the generous hand of Elks.
It will be a right royal New Year's
, Day treat for all the little ones who
visit the Elks’ Home.
RE-ENLIST IN NAVY
After taking into consideration the
substantial advantages offered by the
Navy, two ex-Navy men, Edward
Griffin, and his brother, August, who
live at 2032 Ellsworth St.. Baltimore,
enlisted in the Navy Wednesday, at
the Navy Recruiting Station, 125 E.
While the total number of recruits
decreased for several weeks, the per
centage of re-enlistments have in
creased. As the Navy is getting
plenty of seamen and firemen, the in
creased numbers of ex-service men
re-enlisting is most gratifying to the
After being out of the inj*er so lone, the
pulilte is thinking that we are not buying
the seootul-hand line any more, we are tak
ing great liberty to let the public know
that we are still buying Ladles and Men’s
clothing: men's, ladles shoes: furniture,
kitchen utensils, mattings and rugs. Please
i give us the lirst call. MHS. I’AI'I.INK
I It LOOM. t> Main street, Annapolis. Md..
phone f\ ft V. 501-It —or drop a postal.
! p. s.— Please don’t forget the number.
By the Pound
Hotel Maryland Cafeteria
i MEET NEXT WEEK
<! Session On Monday, Tuesday
' And Wednesday, In
• EXPECT LARGE NUMBER
■ Plans have been completed for hold
l’ ing the fifty-second annual meeting of
e the Maryland State Teachers’ Associa
e tion in Baltimore on Monday, Tuesday
and Wednesday of next week. Indica
tions point to a large attendance on
the part of both city and State etiuca-
I tors, including teachers, principals,
land members o ftho city and .State
f | boards of education. The meetings,
! flue to the great number of depar -
tmental sections, will Le held at the
i Western and Eastern High Schools,
s | the Teachers’ Training School and the
; Baltimore City College. Officers of the
1 1 association arc: David E. Weglein,
. | president; Nicholas Orem, of Easton
and Dr. llcnry S. West, of the St a”.:
Normal School, vice-presidents; Dr U.
Berryman, of Baltimore, treasurer, and
I; Hugh W. Caldwell, of Elkton, secne
i The convention will open at the
' ; Western High School, Baltimore, at 2
1 p. m. on Monday with a general meet-,
U ing of all school Interests of the State.
> There will also he several interesting
’ addresses during the session. At night
• there will be a concert and reception
> at Eastern High School. On Tuesday
• morning at 10 o'clock there will be no
5 less than eight departmental meetings
l embodying every phase of the ednea-;
' tional work of the State. In the after
noon there will be a meeting of the
State and county officials at the West
; ern High School; at the same time and -
' place the High School Teachers’ As
| sociation will hold forth. A meeting in
the interest of the Modern Health
| Crusade will be held at the City Col
' lege auditorium at 2 o’clock on Tuesday
j afternoon and another general meet
ing will be held at night at the West-1
ern High School. Oa Wednesday
morning an open session will be, held
| at Western High School with depart
mental meeting in the afternoon.
Among the speakers at the various
f sessions will be fraternal delegates
from other State associations, and
other men and women high up in the 1
j teaching profession Dr. Arthur L>.
j Dean, of Columbia University, will
speak at the Tuesday evening session. l
as will also Prof. Charles H. Judd, of j
Chicago University. Among the (
! speakers for the various other meet
ings will be: Hon. P. P. Claxton. Rev
i I)r. Harris E. Kirk, Miss Florence E
Bamberger, Dr. Agnes L. Rogers, H. F.
,'Cotterman, .Theodore Hanford Pond
:,-and Theodore Wheeler.
j SYRACUSE~DAY AT
THE NAVAL ACADEMY
• I i
Syracuse Day will be observed at j
. the Naval Academy on May 8, the;
! midshipmen meeting representatives!
iof that institution in five branches of i
sports. The varsity and freshmen
| crews will be sent to meet like crews i
,of the academy, and the teams of the
two in lacross, field and track, ride
shooting and tennis will also meet. !
I An effort was also made to arrange
a laseball game, but the midshipmen
were already dated up with another
Never before have so many teams
front one institution opposed,the mid
shipmen on the same day.
| Alumni of Syracuse in this section
will be asked to spend the day ai
Annapolis, and it is likely that other
institutions will le asked to send
teams in different branches on some
of the Saturdays in April and May.
FOR THE ARMENIANS
The “drive" for clothing for the:
Armenian Relief begins in Anne Arun-i
del county on Monday. December 29.
Miss Katharine Watkins, chairman
for this county, asks that all who have
clothing to send, especially clothing
I for children, and warm clothing, will
send It to the Municipal Building,
Duke of Gloucester street, on Monday
from 10 to 12 o’clock. There will be a
committee of ladies to receive it dur
ing those hours.
Skating On The Creeks
The intense cold weather of the past
week has caused the creeks to freeze!
over, and a number of skaters ven- 1
tured out on both Spa creelwand Col- j
lege creek yesterday, both morning ]
The sight of the men and women. ;
boys and girls, skimming over the ice
enjoying this healthful sport, added to
! the Christmas spirit.
It is a very unusual thing in this
j part of the country to have skating on
[Christmas, as the creeks are seldom
: frozen sufficient to bear skaters before
the middle of January or February.
THE: MARYLAND GAZETTE.
ANNAPOLIS, MIL FRIDAY, DECEMBER ?•;. PU9.
Notice to Subscribers
✓"■'\\YlNG to the increased
*! V-r cost of paper and all
other materials and ex
r ptn. es incident to the pub
lication 4>f a newspaper the
EVENING CAPITAL is
compelled t raie its price
, to 2 cents per copy, to cents
per month, and sY‘in per
year, in advance, to become
, effective n and after Jan
uary 1, lht’h. The actual
•! expense of i.- uing the pa
• j per is c•msiderabJy more j
i j than double what il was i
! five years a,:r>. ~
.■ * ,
EIGHT MEN ARE DEAD
FROM DRINKING LIQUOR
THOUGHT TO BE WHISKY
(Itv the associated Pries'
, Hertford, ((.mu Dec. 2(s.—Eight
are dead here from drinking u liquor,"
i which they-though was whiskey. Four
others were arrested in connection
with the deaths.
Twelve barrels of a liquid, presum
ed to le palatable, out requiring wa
•cr to lessen its strength, were bought,
of a New York firm for twelve thoa
[ sand, according to a statement made
to the police. The police opinion is
that the liquid has a wood alcohol
pc and a coloring added to make
f lt look like whiskey,
j The liquid was served over the bar
of a saloon, the owner of which is
| under arrest. The state authorities
'also are trying to trace other ship
ments brought to this city and to
The city police are" attempting to
i warn persons who bought the liquid"
jin bottles in the saloon for holiday
j r i he lirst death cams yesterday fore
noon. Another in the af*err.oon. and
ithen, with the third in the evening,
'police attention was called to the
liquid which caused the deaths. Five
Oihers occurred during the night,
j Those who died w ere all of foreign
! CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
AT EDWARDS CHAPEL
Edwards Chapel Sunday school c.-le
; brated its Christmas entertainment;
j last night at the hall near Camp j
j Parole. The auditorium was crowded
I with relatives and friends of the chi!
j dren, as well as their parents.
A well arranged program had been
! prepared, and many of the children
i were the happy participants. The
; numbers on the program, which cor.-
' sis ted of vocal and instrumental music,
readings and recitations, were an
nounced by the Superintendent, Joseph
|O. H. Fowler. Mr. Fowler made an
addeess to the children, and the pastor.
Rev. J. L. Walsh, also made a happily
; expressed little speech.
A feature of the program was a
! vocal solo by Miss Eva Carr, sung in
| excellent voice. During the program
| an offering was taken for the Armen
ian Relief, which amounted to $21.40.
an excellent showing for the children
and their friends.
Following the program there was a
social evening and the distribution of
bags of oranges to the chil
dren of the Sunday school.
CAPT. CHAS. SIMPKINS OF
SCHR. BRAMBLE, WHITE
Captain Charles Simpkins, of the
schooner Bramble, whose boat was
! aground on the sands of Kent Point.
lon the Eastern Shore of the Chesa-
I peaks Bay. is a white man, and not
ja colored man as incorrectly reiiort
ed in these columns.
The Bramtde was purposely run
aground by her skipper late last Sat
urday night, because she was caught
in the teeth of a heavy gale, and be
gan to leak.
The Bramble was proceeding from
to Potomac River to St. Michaels,
when she became disabled by the
j Much pleasure is anticipated by the I
ladies of the First Methodist Episco
pal Church, when they hold their regu-;
; lar meeting of the Woman's Foreign
' Missionary Society on Monday night.J
; December 29. Mm. W. E. Miller, a;
: former president, will be present and j
bring some echoes from the jgreat j
' “Missionary Jubilee."* held In Boston j
recently. AJI ladies are Invited.
A life CHRISTMAS
Yesierdaj' s Weather Ideal For
Celebration Of Yuletide
Had the y.eather man made the
weather to order, yesterday's brand of
Christmas weather con! 1 not have
been more nearly ideal. It was a
“white” Christmas, in the sense that
) th ■ snow that had fatten ono days
j previous, still remained on flic gro md
i and roofs of houses. Ihe sun shone :
jl:r ; yhtly all day. and there was just!
j enough snap art! fr <sl?n:-*s to the air.
to make it seasonable and enjoyable
land imbue all with the real Christmas
Christmas celebrations began at i
j mid?v"hl with the Midnight Mi s at
H: Mary's. Crowds of worshippers <
\ tilled (.he church. The music was of a‘
! high order and tlie decorations and
l’.ihts rave that deep religkus glow,
that enhance the impresslvene-s of the!
c casion.. The service v.a inspiring
| and was attended by many from other
1 The early morning service" a: the'
, Hirst Methodist Episcopal, Maryland
Avenue Methodist Episcopal and the
colored Methodist Episcopal Churches,
were all well attended at 5 and fi
o’clock. The service at Trinity Meth
odist Episcopal Church. South, was 1
held at 7 o’clock. Service at S’. Anne’s!
was more largely attended than for!
many years past. The music by the
vested choir was of a high order, and
the service very solemn and impies-i
sive. There were several hundred
communicants. The eleven o'clock
service was also largely attended and
there were many more at the second:
Celebration of the Holy Communion, j
The day was more than ever Observ- i
ed as an “at Jiome” day. Christmas
seems to be the one day when families 1
prefer to remain at. their own lire tide, j
and it is the day in the year of family
Many visited the cemeteries yester
day, and the scene was a beautiful one,
though not a little pathetic. Over the.'
snow-clad graves lay red crosses,
wreathes, and bunches of red liowers.,
the bright red being in striking con
tract with the pure whiteness of the!
snow. Scarcely a grave that was not i
decorated for Christmas by loving;
hands of relative or friend of those;
“not lost, but gone before. ’’
Never has there been such exchange;
of gifts as yesterday, and tit > prevail
ing spirit of hCirstmas was that of!
“Peace on Earth to Men of Good Will.” 1
AT THE STATE HOUSE
A meeting of more than usual im- j
portance will be held at. the Stats j
House at nflon next Tuesday, looking
towards the needs of legislation foL
Anne Arundel county.
Any taxpayer, or citizen, man or wo-!
man. should see to it that they express j
their desire for needed legislation a; j
the coming taxpayers’ meeting, which i
is called for this purpose.
SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION j
TO MEET ON MONDAY
The Woman’s Suffrage Association
of Anne Arundel county will bold an
Important meeting on Monday after
noon at 3:30 o'clock in the Maryland
As.much business of importance is
to come before this meeting a’l woman
suffragists in Annapolis and Anne
Arundel county are urged to be I
PRISONERS AT THE JAIL
REMEMBERED ON XMAS
Mrs. Eugene Worthington, of the
Guild of Mercy, visited the jail on
Christmas Day and distributed gifts tc i
A generous supply of gingerbread j
pies, cake and candy, oranges an 1 j
apples were given each prisoner to.
help make glad their Christmas.
Brown Stin 7>oll Win nor
Five was the lucky number that took j
the brown skin doll, drawn for at the;
home of Georgia Boston. 14 Clay street,
on Wednesday. The good fortune to <
possess the doll fell to Florence How-’
Will pay you
FOR GOOD MUSKRAT
delivered at store.
63 West SL Annapolis, Md.
Also good prices for all furs;.
j 8 Agent for Glen Bock Tanneries.
SIEFS DOWN USD 00!
(PvV Tin' Associated Press.l
Fails. Frame, live. thi. -President
Poincare's successor will be elected
on January 17th. according to the in
ferenee generally-drawn by the Puris
.an Press from Premier Clemenceau's
s a Lenient in the Chamber that his
cal inet would le dissolved on that
da;a. It is also deduced from the
Premier's declaration that Clemen
ceau will be a candidate for-the presi
te icy, whit-b means thal he will e
elected virtually without opposition.
D. A. R. FLOWERS GIFT
OF MRS. H. K. GORSUCH
The handsome bouqueis of roses and
orchids, which were presented Mrs
Herrington, wife of the Governor, and
, Mrs. Lily Tyson Elliott, State Regent
of the D. A. It.. at the unveiling eere
! monies nf the “Americans' Creed,” at
the State House on Tuesday afternoon
were the gift of Mrs. Harry Kepler
Gorsuch, the donor of the tablet. . mi
with whom the idea of placing it in the
■ State House had its inception, and n it
the gift of the Peggy Stewart Tea
Party Charter D. A It., a ' hivurree ly
'puMishc:; in the account of the exer
The local chapter, I). A U . present
; ed the v.reith of beautiful foliag", tied
with the D. A R. colors, blue and
white, which was innig above the tub
; let, and was revealed at the drawing of
the flag that veiled it.
LUCKY WINNER OF
“The Annapolltrn Socials," a local
organization recently formed, had !
purchased a twenty-five pound turkey
tor Christmas which they permitted
i their friends to draw for. The draw
ing was held on Christina 1 . Eve, and
j the lucky number was “67.”
This number was held by Jam • Mo!
Tor nick, .P. S. N. The lucky winner
: i- being congra*ulated on his splendid ;
! success at winning such a prize. When
turkeys were selling on Christmas Eve
at from 65 to 70 cents per pound “a
prize of the value of sl6 2f> wax not to’
de despised,” his friends declare.
l ire On Calvert Street
“Big \im,“ the siren on No. 2 In
dependent Fire Company, sounded the
alarm yesterday afternoon and there
was a rush of volunteer firemen to
the scene of the fire on Calvert street,
near tlie corner of Northwest.
The fire was in the houses of a col
on ! family and was caused by a de
ftcave Hue. The chimney was soon
it !;ze. but quick action on the part
>fthe firemen prevented its spread.
7he tire for a time caused an un
cle sant interruption to Christmas:
! factivities and broke up family gath
The Annual Meeting of tlie Stock
holders of The Annapolis Banking
j t “ rust. Company will 1 e held at its
Banking Rooms, JANUARY 8, 1920, at
12 o'clack noon.
F. HOWARD THOMPSON, JR.,
j 5 Treasurer.
A. W. SHARPE
136 Main Street
The Farmers National Bank
Of Annapo’is, Mary an:!
Gross Assets, . . $2,803,221.82
Individual Deposits, $2,149,226.9/
SECURITY AND SERVICE
|| ARE WHAT WE OFFER
j Per.. Cent
INTEREST ON SAVINGS ACCOUNT
* e Che Only Rational IBank in Jlnne Arundel County
Partly* cloudy and >
warn*Jr tonight; Satur- ■
TUB EVENING CAPITAIV ESTABLISHED)
* Hun: ONE CENT
Wlffi FIMILT REDE
.'. ___ _____
Last ChrLJmas Of The Harring
tons At Executive Man. ’ n
Enjoyed £’i Qi ic t Way—Gov
ernor Ta'-ks Of Plans For Th
WILL RESUME PRACTICE
! OF AT CAMBRIDGE
Amid beau Iful decorations of 1.
■and red berries, gra i fuj f do.ms o
‘ running cedat and < rowfot, wr< ..
and a protuson of joins t
Oovernmeiv JR -1 .* n ver ! • ke!
attrai ,v. , ■ ■ : d .
was a large Christmas tree for "Bill •
the Governor’s youngest son and th
Harrington jlamily spent the’.r 1.
Christmas a£ the Executive Mans’ •
very happily .though quietly. It v.a
family day. *ob a ■ Governor n 1
Harrington prefer. Their da
Mi v ’a Mary . 1' ,-r’ng.on. a-. ’
yotimvd son. ”B !!y ’ Her ; .
with them Ti’ere w re no gu< s
their oilier son, Emernoti (’ ! 1 -ir.u
ton. Jr., was at hi-, home in C e dvr
lie and Ills wife will rotiie he. 1
in the holidays
“We are having a very hi >
said ‘he Governor just liefor * t‘.
j ner hou r , a note a gaiety in hi.
“Emerson add his wife are not
i un. but they will be over later, ,
other children are here they ;
fine tree. W> have had ve:y n‘
family parties in the old hou e vie ■
we came here and this one is u*. *
ception to the rule. Wt have exa i’,n
the pre tents, are about to hive an old
fu-duuned Maryland Christmas ilir
and arc going to spend the r st
j day enjoying each other’s soei v
that of the friendtf who may drop i i
ho Hint Of Repining
! There was no suggestion of rep
In the Governors attitude a
thought thit this was to b • :
. Christnics In the fine old h >
Rather, his attitude vvs tin t of s
sportsman who had been given a ftp
(ling, had enjoyed it and was goinr
enjoy ii to the limit, and wa v.uil
to pass to other fields when the pr
Scribed limit of the fiing was n a<
It was plain that being Governor
and that tiic memory o
(Continued on Page Four)
Monday, Dccemt er 29th, from V :
12 a. m., at the Municipal Bail ii
a committee will reeiive clothing
the Armenian Relief Drive :.i Air
Arundel County. Children's cl nhin
and warm clodilfTg particularly d<
sired. Please send all donatio
MISS KATHERINE WATK'Nk,
Chairman, Armenian Re! <
d 27. Drive, Anne Arundel Co
V.’e want art'* intelligent toy.
1C years of age. to learn the print -
' business. Apply to
THE ADVERTISER OFFICE
F I H F \\ 0 O I*
CHESTNUT. PINE AND OAK
A I.SO K INDUING
Direct from farm
P. T. K. HO WAT PHONE ISM
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