-. P( t Press Dis
L and abroad are pub
, . u, i in The Capital.
, ,M, GAZETTE-ESTABLISHED 1727.
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STFPPEO 111 ID
.■ .■ > Hope City wnership
IX-' " 1 _
Would Nut Prove * Over
e)...lfn..:vc Toy” In Anony
>:x Sent To Adver
t-.f-r-Hcjiublioan In 1912
l-LANNKD with care
),. *:>ry of the Anna
.. r ( ~; ip ;niy. together with j
. .(,< siao-P 'lock and othqr j
• ■i- aiii! i; -i acquisition by j
,iml ♦ hi* subsequent
~, ! djii rjtion of the cor
a (viTrrl in previ-1
• ,k* :> ft *m the annual re-1
ini*• :*tl to tlie Hoard
r < mnpany. This, the
, refers to the objec
; v, opponents of city
-'lows” the successful
: ie eonipany to the eon-t
, ,h .iK v\ .th tin- schedule j
which have not been in-J
l-r < it> ownership
:,v:i j: -1..! IK * ■ 111 follows:
\|, wp.dut Oi I’esslmM
••■I. appeared in the Ad-!
!:• •ui .a .hi of February 22.
w ri* ton front the view
pe-mnist on eity owner
: ; - Ici s! ion presents itself
may not be quite
in.oaic at present to pay
and the advane.ed in*
. barge*. and it may he nec
• raise the rates, or what
. n ■ .it to lie feared, a spe
i.K. may he levied to meet
r\;iru-es !: itas been said
i at< i'a -e !he waiter supply
, ; r.ipc!is over the present
.■ 11 ■ will ie rather a serious
aioi * \ penvive mat ter."
writer indulged in the hope I
i(.'oatmm i on l’age Four)
Y ~ I
I lie Business of the
Richard G. Elliott
i* n I Maced in Charge j
■ Aii'ii I’> I low ard
tot the E.-tuto.
nr un e policies, which
' ,\ pi red since his death, or j :
c ah.mu to expire, are j
by the companies j
ah- n presented until such 1
•r. ncv. ils can he made, j
It ’• II be in a few da vs.
• iv. ti. i i i.it>r r
Vi ! - \ r, lit t\\ ARI)
•'ANCHORS AW HIGH”'
I I’w o-Step
■i\S \ ZIMMERMAN
HI Wlt iI.K Y
Main Street jlO*
;■ ca yc ooc-ooooooovo<
; The Annapolis Banking |
I A 'Trust Company !
Showing Its Remarkable Growth t
v . _L *>
S TOTAL RESOURCES I
May 15. 1905. - - - - $ 13,496.00
15. 1906, - - - - 108,885.48
■1.1917, - - - - 653,843.87
a. 1918. - - - - 1.036,860.85
December 31 ; 1919, $1,331,944.38 |
c R PERCENT Paid on Savings Accounts f
l VWO PER CENT Paid on Balances (Check- |
mg Accounts) over “5500 S
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT |
THOMPSON. JR JAMES A. WALTON %
‘ : ''.rer President £
UNVEILING OF NAVY
TABLET ON TUESDAY
j Ceremonies Will Be Held In
The State House
MEMORIAL TO FIRST 800
On next Tuesday afternoon at 3
o’clock the bronze tablet, containing
the names of the first SOO naval volun
teers in Maryland, following the fam
ous war call of April 2, 1917, will be
unveiled in the rotunda of the State
1 House. The ceremonies will be open
jto the public. The committee in
charge, however, is particularly anxi
ous to see present a large number of
the hoys whose names are on the tab-'
j let. Of course, the parents of these
! boys will he especially welcome.
.Secretary of Navy Daniels, together
with Admiral Arcnibald 11. Scales arid
Capt. \V. T. ('luverius. of the Naval
Academy, will he conspicuous partici
pants in the ceremonies. A guard of
honor to Secretary Daniels will he
} present from the>\’aval Academy. The'
| tablet itself will be unveiled by Miss
j Mary .Miller, daughter of the artist
who designed the tablet, and Master;
i William J. Harrington, son of Goveer
j nor Harrington.
Members of the General Assembly
will be in attendance, brief addresses
bring made by William I Norris, presi
dent of the Senate, and Millard F. Ty
i dings. Speaker of the House of Dele- j
Dr. Frank j Goodn.v, president, of
the Johns Hopkins University, will <ct
as chairman. The general explanation
of the purposes of the tablet and tin
campaign of recruiting with which the!
tablet is associated will he mile by-
Mr. A. S. Goldsborough, of the Mer
chants and Manufacturers’ Assoc'a-l
tion, of Baltimore. The formal pres-j
entation of the tablet will be made by
Dr. Henry Barton Jacobs, chairman of j
the tablet committee, and will bo ac
j eepred by Governor Harrington. This
I will he one of the last oilicial a. s of
I Governor HarrinSrton.
V. S. S. Reina Mercedes
BLADEN ST. ARMORY
| Saturday, Jan. 10, 1920
At 8 O’c lock
ADMISSION, - 20 CENTS
| jlO The Army and Navy League
For sale at all good groceries'.
Sold with a guarantee of
.money refunded jl4
1 ARE BUSY IN CITE
Enumeration of the -population ci
the city is now well under way and the
several vouug ladies of Annapolis, who
j are engaged in collecting this statistk--
i al information for the government are
busy for several hours each day with
) their work of calling at the house.- and
; making their reports.
These reports are sent directly by
; the enumerators to Dr. Carrico, of St.
, j Mary’s county, who is in supervision of
; the census-taking in Anne Arundel am!
* several other of Southern Maryland
The young ladies who are doing the
, work are quite enthusiastic about it,
being stopped by neither cold nor rain,
both of which have come within the
past few- days to test tae.r determina
tion to go out and get the information
desired. The task of collecting this
v !ata is one which require- a certain
| amount of accuracy, since all i f# the
answers to question are, so far as in
i dividuals are concerned, held in strict
; confidence by the government officials.
For this reason great care is invar; ly
exercised in selecting the enum faior;
from a standpoint of trustworthiness
REINA MERCEDES TO
j Flush with their victory over the
strong team of the Marines : tationed
! at the Naval Academy rifle range, tit?
basketball quint of bluejackets attach
ed to the station ship lteina Mere-ales
at Die Naval Academy, will meet the
team from Camp Holabird on the floor
j of the Balden street armory tonight.
The players from tin* arm/ st-.-t.inn ar
reported to he strong and a fast contest
is anticipated. Robert*, captain >f :h<>
Reina Mercedes team, is last rounding
a strong combination into shape, find
his players are in good trim to meet
the enemy. He will pick his : -am from
tin* following: Brooks, Collin-., i’nl-
I lack:. Synunske, Kilsbv and Mead
BISHOP OF MARYLAND
TO CONFIRM CLASS
Tin* Bi-hop of Maryland will via it
j St. Anne’s Church and administer the
i Rite of Confirmation on March 10. In
i struction prepartory to this visit will
he given tomorrow at 3:30 in tho Guild
On The Mend
Joe Anderson, who has been very ill
of pleurisy, is very much improved,
i Surgeon Huff, IT. S. N., is attending
him at 242 King George street.
will Le given for
BENEFIT OF EASTPORT
" FIRE DEPT.
AT THEIR HALL. tf
JANUARY 21 and 22
SIOO.OO REWARD for informa
tion as to the identity of parties
that drove, my Reo truck to Bal
timore Saturday nisyht, to. the
ilO ROY V. TYDINGS.
The double dwelling. Nos. Ik and IS
Second Street. Large* lot. Low prme
for quick sale. E. W. Iglehart, Real
Estate. Advertiser Building. j9-tf
' * 1
A. W. SHARPE
136 Main Street
' -s *>
In view of the great waste of
water causing very low pressure
in the city, greatly increasing the]
expense of pumping at the water
works and almost exhausting the
sources of supply, the board of di- j
rectors of the Annapolis Water
] Co npany has passed an order that
waste of water must be stopped.!
! and that landlords and tenants bej
[ notified that meters will be in-'
► stalled where this notice is clir-re-]
’ garded. Those who wilfully waste
t the city's water supply cannot
■ } complain if fhev are required to
i pay for what they waste.
GEORGE T. MELVIN.
| President Annapolis Water Co.
the: MARYLAND GAZETTE.
\NNAPOLIS. Ml).. SATURDAY. JANUARY 1
' Of AMERICAN RED
. Completion Of War-Time Obli
-1 gations And Carrying Forward
Of Peace-Time Activities
Funds Set Aside Fcr Various
1 FCR WORK AT HOME
AND ALSO ABROAD
For th* l flr.-t voice :!-,•• i'nhe-l-
Sutl.s <;i"r* I the world war. the
American Red Crop* can, with the
1 coming of the veer 1. 2>. look ahead
wah a”> dear ? of assnianrc as to
the ,-ize ai. 1 extent of the prnlde.n*
ulr’cli it may lc called upon to mec.
During the ptrioti of ac.ive war,
and for the first year fol owing tlie
armi? 1.-e, it was necessary far the
Red Cross to hold loth it#- plans and
its resource* in a highly inolile state
in order to he alls’ to meet promptly
the constantly shifting demut.-ds tu’
co:>.- ’antly changing conditioi:.* Even
now complete assurat\ce is by iv
means po.sib’e, 1 tit some definition
can te a’tatned.
Wi’h thi - opportunity to look ahead;
it is the first desire of the admiuis-'
tri'iot! that every member of the lie 1
Cross, as well us the public general
ly, should le as fully acquainted as,
may le with the obligations, re
sources and plans of the organiza
The year 1920 must obviously sec
the great mas- cf oar war-timt o! !i
--gathm. met and. terminated, and it
is also the year in which car jh tee
time activities shoul 1 be largely iore
-1 cas; and liiol their proper level.
It mm be. therefore, necessarily,
a year of active ‘ planning-, not only
for the national administration. ' ut
for every chapter as well. For that
reason we make the new year th
occasion, prior to the preparation and
pul Beat ion of the full report of the
Comptroller, of giving a 'statement of
the resources of the Red Cross as
bsael upon the latest estimates and
of tlie general plat) of the Executive
Committee in the application of the
After the ac ion of the Executive
Committee in setting am-'- a reserve
from the Unit'd States Government
bonds donated to tlie Red Cross, as
reported in the published Bulletin,
the Red Cr>,-- lint’s itself possessed
of estimated cash resources available
for appropriation o;t January 1 of
As tlie Red Cross cannot anlici- !■
pate nutter al additions to this amount j
during the year, and us it finds it
self confronted, owing to the decant
ed and lielple*s slate of the world,
with appeals infinitely beyond its re
sources, it iv 1 oih wise and necessar;.
to consider the application of its
(Continued On I’age Three)
OPEN HOUSE AT “V”
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE'
: ’ j
Mrs. Dudley Carpenter of tlie Naval
Academy, who is to be the hostess,
will be assisted in receiving and in
serving tea bv M.-s Caroline Ileintz.
•: teacher in the Grammar School,
and Mrs. Byron B. Ralston, wife of
Lieut. Ralston. U. S. N.
Mrs. Elliott H. Burw-dl. Jr., whose
sweet voice is well known and al
ways appreciated, will sing.. Read
ings will be given by Miss Leonard,
Cods’ Work secretary of the V W.
Ti.e committee hopes to discover
musical talent among the guests and
the formation of a musical club max
lie the outgrowth of the Sunday aft
The attractive living room of the
Y. W. C. A. should prove a pleasant
gathering place for the young people
of Annapolis Sunday afternoon dur
ing the winter.
Members of the Independent Dra
matic Club will give an entertainment
tonight at Owensville llall, this coun
ty. at S o'clock.
A well arranged and pleading pro
gram is promised. The club is com
posed of members of Independent Fire
Company, No. 2 of this city. Tlie cdb
will leave the firemen’s headquarters,
Duke of Gloucester street, in automo
bile trucks promptly at 6 o’clock this
GET AWARD OF D. S. C
1.. ’ than one percent of tin' A >iori
rjii soldier.', who saw senrie*? with the
A I’.. 1-'.. von the Congr- i.mil Mod !
of Honor and the i>: ncuGhed Sc.v
ice Cross, the military decorations be
s:cv.el by the American gover unco:
for extraordinary heroism in aenm.
Tlie official figures are: Medal ...
Honor. 7S; Distinguished Servk
Cross, 5.241 Two Antiapolitans var.
recipients of the I>. S. C.
There were ‘.*4l awards of the Pio
-1 i:;gr.i h.’d Service Midi’.. v'noh Is th
d 'coralion confered by tin? gov. ;;
v:o i*i far c im-ptcous service in a pac
tion of great trust and rasp inability.
The American dv corn: ion * art* the:
* greatest in the world Winning th r.
calls f< r a gro*er act of honor, vain,
or service that: required I>> any other,
r:lion. The man who weais one has'
These interesting facts are disclosed |
in tlie publication of "Heroes All." i
which lias just been announced by the!
Fas a-t Publishing Co , of Washing?oft.
P C. Tiie book is an official record of}
the : :iuivid:*al exploj's and oralove-:
n; •••: of Americans in the great war.
e; training the name and the citation
of those who were il . orated with ih ■
M< dal of Honor, the Distinguished
Service Cross and the Distinguished.
Sir i. Medal.
Included in "Heroes A!’." are tables!
w hich show the number of men tram I
each division and regiment 'u:l each'
Stale and city who received the deco- j
rations. The Fiihh Reg ment of Ms-.
nitcs and Ne.v Vo; k St .te head i th- t
list. Nine men from Xow York wo:. I
Medal cl Honor and *’.2o the D il. !
C. Illinois, with seven i m i on :
toe Medal of lienor list. v. a .■> Ten
i: ; ce. South Carolina. C ••rn'hi,
M! c.r; and Nov Jersey, with six
apiece are tied for third.
On the I*. S C. ! . Pennsylvania i
sc-- .-ml with 420. while Illinois is thir;’ '
with Med. Massachusetts a close
ton ’!.• with M 2! Maryland is enured,
with 79 of the award-;.
'idle following ni ls shows the nusn
-1 or of men from each city in Mary
land who were decorated with the
med >1 of honor or the Distinguished
Annapolis. 2; Baltimore, 39; Bel Air. j
1; Bloomington. 1; Cambridge. 4:j
Cumberland. 1; Dawson. 1; K.oion, 3; i
MllFon, 1; Fairfield. 1; Fodcr:i!s-uirg
1: Forest Glen. 1; Frederick. 1; Fr >st
hurg. 1; Germantown. 1; Govern. 1:
Hag rstown, 4; Halerhocpe, 1; II"*-
ard.-ville, 1; Kensington, l; Laurel. 1:
. Mt. Washington. 1; Peryman. 1; Port •
Deposit, 2; Princess Anne. 1; Prin-:
cipio Furnace. 1; Salisbury. 2; Swan
ton, t; Thurmont. 1; Win: ate, !.
“Y” GIRL RESERVES
RECEIVE A SURPRISE
When the Polyanua Clul* of Girl
Reserves met at the Y. W. C. \. vas
ter ’ v afierttnon for the’r regular
weekly meeting. Tliey were very
pleasantly surprised After the regu
lar duties of the club were attended
; to. the girls were asked to come into
! the (lining room. There tliev found
jjee i ream, and two beautiful I irthduy
cakes lit up with pink candles. Miss
; Eleanor Montgomery, a member of
the ( ’i>b. shared tlie happiness of iter
eleventh birthday with her club
friends by giving them this little sur
prise party Uefope leaving for school
'at Log Cabin Camp. Cardinal. Ya.
The second cake was presented to
Mi s McGregor, the general sec re- _
Gary of the Y. W. C. A. since M.ss Mc-
Gregor shares with .Miss Eleanor
: January ninth, as her birthday.
NEW RECTOR FOR
SAINT JAMES PARISH
At tomorrow’s services tb ■ new rec-i
tor. Rev. Harding, will officiate at all
services at Saint James' Parish.
The Rev. Harding succeeds the Rev.
H. M. D. Martin, who was rector of St.
James' for some years, and was or
dered to foreign fields of work the last
of the year.
Tlie ladies of the parish have bee
putting things in readiness for the new
rector and his family, and the pa ;t few
days painters and paperhangers have
been busy papering and painting tb
generous gift to
Beginning today. J. B. Moore, local
agent for the Baltimore Sun. w ill serve
the daily and Sunday Fun free to the
The generous donation of the Sun to
the local hospital was brought about
through the solicitation of Mr.-. Abram
Moss, one of the members of the Board
At West Annapolis Methodist Epis
copal Church tomorrow evening, the
Rev H. F. Cory, pastor, Clifford South
all, “salesmen evangelist,” will speak
jThe public is cordially invited.
MIDSHIPMEN 10 MAKE
FUR FLY WITH ITS
Penn. State To Send Team Of
Boxers February 14 And U.
Of P. May Follow
OTHER ATHLETIC DATES
Tin- midshipmen are to engage i”
some sure enough fistic combats, and
with out-of-town competition, too.
Pennsylvania Mate has agreed to
■ml a boxing team to Ann.ipolls ors
February !4 to meet the sa lor lads,
the match being the first event of the
kind in which the Naval A-ad-m. ha
ever participated The I’aivor u;v of
Pennsylvania will also probibljTst d a
There ha - be.-n some difficulty n .- -
curing matches for the gymnastic
team, that sport not having been thor
oughly re establi hed siiva the war
However, these matches have been ;.r
February 14. University of Pennsyl
vania; March *>. Haverford; March IM.
Princeton Yale and other l>ig col
lege- are a!-<> expected to send teams
to ik • Academy.
Four lacrosse games a follyw.- bvc
he. i arranged:
April M. Sv.v.rhmore; April 14, I lar
va-d, May 1. PniV: rsitv of Pennsvl
vani :; May s, Syracuse. Johns Hop
kins is al. o expected to pin the mid
To Talc Over Old Business
An'advertisement in another column
< alls attention to the fact tha: Allen
Bowie How rd has taken charge of
r1 esiate la.-ivies < (indue ed for
many years by lb ■ 1 .to Richard G. 171-
lioit for the estate of Mr Hliiott
Mr. Howard ha. his office on School
street. Mr. Elliot fs Insurance and
real cs*;*te busiro- is among tin- old
• : established in the city, an 1 lie had
•he confidence and pitronage of a wide
First Methodist Episcopal Church I
H. W. BURGAN. D. D. Minister
f ■ nil A. M Wide Sclkmil
i maxi A. M \\ i-sley r ini Ikilii.iiil Wide * 'til HX
Had \ \| Si rum;). • sin ■ mi, A Man \'<<r Tlilh Aki- 1
7 :ir, p. M lt|> '<rtli League "bright Hour.'.!
; j sain r. M Scriucii, Ii And Mat)"
Come ! Bring a Friend !
Maryland Avenue M. E. Church
n tin: cm tail with a i:j;ai, m i:l<omi:."
EMMET I E R. SPENCER. S. T. B . Pastor
£ Corner Maryland Avenue and f Vince George Street £
! o $
S TOMOItHOWS KICK VICKS
X ] > .00 A. M Sun.lay S-*mml <s
ji ;<*o A. M K-raom. "I’rnj • r. A lb iUt.\. A I’hv.it
O 7:15 P. M Lfwortli league <*
X s asi I’. M .’.Si-i-i-i.-il Sermon t* *linl*-|m-iit*-nI * *?I iofM> ■ lianb i'. O
WEST ANNAPOLIS CHURCH
H. F. CORY. Paator
Clifford Southall l Salesman Evangelist)Speaks 8 p. m.
A Prosperous and j.
\ Happy New Tear ;
To All of Oar Patrons !j
A Bank that is strong enough
and liberal enough to care for
its patrons at ail times
J 1 ! ' .
ESTABLISHED IN 1805
Gross Assets Over $2,700,000.00
4 Per Cent Interest on Savings Accounts
! :! ‘ "
j The Farmers National Bank
!| j Of Annapolis, Maryland j
Fair tonight and Sunday.
THE IVgNlNtl CAPITAL—KBTABLIBUED 18H.
BRIEF TWO CENTS
WOULD IE C!TV
I COUNSELOR HILO
. ey THE COUNCIL
Charter Commission Also Feels
That Official Should Not Be
Entitled To Vote In Municipal
Body. But Sit As Legal Ad
„SUBMIT DRAFT OF
That the Guy Counselor of Annapo
-1 lis should lie appointed by the Mayor
" and BiTard of Aldermeu. and not elect
ed by tho people at the bi eenial mil
~ nicipal elections in July as has been
the case for years, was the sen;ime:it
recorded by a majority of the eleven
members of the Pity (’barter Commis
sion who gathered las; night for the
regular weekly meeting of that body
; to di-cn-s proposed legislation affect
ing the city and its general welfare
And under this proposition, tho
counselor would also le eliminated
~ from voting with the Mayor ami Al
.■ run n. In other words, his duties
. v.'ild le confined strictly to*furnish
ng legal advice on all questions that
J might arise from time to time.
The move which has loan given
impetus, and which is likely to be
drafted for submission to the present
session of the Legislature, was the
i subject of a proposed bill which was
a ! read before last night's meeting by
f former Ftatc's Attorney Nicholas 1!.
• Green. Mtie of tho citi/.en members of
- he Charter Commission, who also
eftei ml a ni.if! of a bill to cover tlm
1 question, of proposed annexation of
1 -last port and Geruiantown to the city.
,'.oih questions evoked considerable
! diM e.ssion. Took* 1 attending the meet
(Continued on Pago Four)
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