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WASHINGTON, NORTH CAROLUjjfcjgATURDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 9, 1909.
g on Gaynor
He Hoped the Judge Would At
tack-Tammany in His Speech.
The Leaguers Expect Him to
~ Accept. . . ,?
New York. Oct. ?. ? William R.
Hearst, It la confidently believed by
those who aro closely- associated with
him In hia political work, will conaent
to run for- mayor on an independent
ticket. The committee appointed by
the meeting In Cooper Union on Wed
nesday night to ask Mr. Hearst to be
come % candidate for the mayorality,
waited on him today and appealed to
? hha to get Into tho fight.
Mr. Hearst refused 10 commit him- 1
self until he had time to qQnslder|
the mallei fuilhei, aud said he wot
reply definitely within 24 houra.
It waa explained by some of Mr.
Hear8t's friends tha^Jhe was waiting
to see what Judge Oaynor said In hla
speech of acceptance of the Tammaqy
nomination. It waa the understand^
lng of ' these spokesmen for Mr.
Hearst that ft Judge Qayno? would
announce that he would not be a cat'a
paw for Tammany, even though he
accepted the nomination of that body.
Mr. Hearat would decline to head a
ticket, 'and would support the candl
daey Of Judge Qaynor.
Gaynor Let Tammany Alone. ?
Judge Oaynor said- never a word I
that would be taken amiss by Tam
~~niany, and in consequence the belief |
was that Mr. Hearst will make anoth
er fight thla year for the mayorality.'
Judge Qaynor' a brief apeech In re
ply to tfa notification committee
served also as an acceptance of the in
dorsements of several Independent
and semi-Independent organisations,
whoee representatives were present.
-There was no denunciation of any:
body in Mr. Osynor's speech, eaeept a
mild one^o f Mr. Bansrd, the Repub
lican candidate for mayor, as a col
lector of campaign contributions.
MI resign my present office," said
Mr. Ohynor, "only to dedicate and de
vote the nisxt fobr years cjf my. life to
the service of the people of New
York. This great city Is made up of
people of every race, belief, and way
of thinking. Let us live and act to
gether without hostility, prejudice, or
Tammany Leaders Absent.
he mentioned were the two who re
ceived their notifications at his home
with - him ? Robert R. Moore, the
nominees for comptroller, and John
"F. Gavin, for preaident of the board
With two exceptions^ Tammany |
Hall waa wet sepresaa^ad. in the ei
did* tee fiw. Seemingly, the,
strong tip* that Qaynor Intended to
1 TtOT foifflighod over the dignity of
Sir. Murphy's organization In his
speech of acceptance had acted as a
deterrent upon the attendance from
~ the headquarters on Fourteenth
street Thomas J. Smith, the secre
? tary of Tammany Hail, was present,
as was also E. J. Scully, who ahares
. the leadershlp-tn the fourth accembly
T?n your reference to determining
to devote the nextToar year* of your
life to the people of New York be tak
eu 1 1 Uiwgw mil 0B|
. newapaper men began to ask.
"Thla Is entirely unseemly," Jos-I
tie* Oaynor broke tin "Tjwre done]
Ml T can ror TOU this afternoon/*
What the newapaper man did not|
have a chance to find out waa wheth
er or not the candidate had deter
uffiied upon any pledge, that he
would not run for gpveroor of the
-fitata In case of hls_ election J****
THE PRINTER'S MISTAKE.
Typographic orrora are one of the
? chief banes of a newspaper man's ex
istence. In the rush of dally news
paper maklng ^proofs" are read hur
riedly, or sometimes not at all, and
occasionally the result in the prlikted
Drodnet ls ^
?For instance, the' story la told, of an
" editor who recently wrote a "puff"
for the belle of the ball, saying; "Her
-dainty feet were Incased in shoes. thaL
boots," but the blundering operated
n*de It read: "HttJIrty feel ~ were '
? .fc incased in ?hoes that might hare
been taken tdt ferrr-boat* "
$5.00 Fine for Anyone to Mo
^lest or Interfete With Pas
sengers at Depots.
Everyone who goes to the Norfolk 1
and Southern depot his to thread
their Way through a mtnn of negro
men and boys to get to the trains.
During bad weatfcer the knot of col
ored loafers and hackmen la so thick
at the corner^ oi the passenger ahed
that one Is obliged to gQ out in the
tain fco pass. Ladies going to and
from the trains $re buffeted and an
noyed by the constant dodging and
scuffling going on in this congrega
tion of id|ers. ,
The -Newlb has looked the matter j
up, and fl n<yf that this la a punishable '
ofTense, wlBi a fli 11* of five dollars, as
will "be seen by reading the follow
ing published copy from the -city or
dinance. The News suggests a way
to mitigate thia lamentable state of
affairs: At the cost of lesa than ten
dollars the Norfolk and Southern
could drive posts about three feet
high along the line of the walk run
U1BK mm IH6 cornoc or me white
waiting room to the telephone pole at
the end of same. HeaVy chains to be
hung between, leaving the angle of|
the walk open for trucks and passen
gers to paas and again an opening in
front of white waiting room and one
half way between angle of walk and
pole. All idlers, Packmen, etc;, are
to remain on the outside of this fence,
and the way would be left open for
paaaeng$rs and trucks.
It reflacta discredit on a town_of
this sise and pretentions to be so lax
In enforcing an ordinance after pass
ing it. and the Norfolk and Soothcrn
owe It to their patron3 to protect
them from ah annoyance which has
[grown Intolerable to the traveling
Chapter XIV., Section 2. It shall
be^ unlawful for any persona to con
8 regale around the depot of the rail
road and steamboat lines doing bu^
ness In the town. In such a manner as
to obstruct the free ingress and egress
of persons having business with the
said corporations or their passengers.
v It shall be unlftwftff for'any person
to solicit the carriage of any passen
ger or his baggage from any of the
depots or wharves - of the town in -a
voice louder than that of an ordinary
conversation, or for any person to
touch the person or baggage of a pas
senger entering or leaving the depots
or wharves for the purpoaeyf aollclt
lng the employment of satd person
except at the request of the passenger
himself, or some _ona_f or . h??n Vr??
shall any person enter the depota.or
steamboats - arriving in JLhgl 10 wn for.
lytaFflSiiTof soliciting the carriage
of. any Wl U.ggags Up
hire, except by expreEs_permlsslon of
the agent of said company then and
there gkren. Any person violating
this ordinance shall be fined $5.00.
BY THE FALL
\ J, i
AshevilJe Man Falls From Tele
" phone Fall at Green
Greenville. 5. C., 6ct? 9. ? L. R.
Livingstone,. while an employ^ of. jthA
dbji T6Iephone'::Cb mpany. was killed
here this moAing about 11 o'clock,
by falling from the ?op of a telephone
pole where he was ~ipl icing, a tele-|
DhOD? C?Me. It I. ii|T?~..r.l II... I..
waa knocked from his position by
contact with- one of the power wires)
of the Greenville Traction Company.
Livingstone is from Aaheville, N. C;
Th* man ned been working with |
the telephone company at this place
for' about.a month and yesterday had
escended . a . pole on the corner of |
Main and North streets for the pur
pose of splicing or repairing a tele
phone cablo.^ H[e had been working!
J$r soiflfitfrnn, haring .^onatrnrted a
platform, as in usual in cases of this
?nature. It Is supposed that he* lost his
balance and white abou^/ to fall
caught hold of a live wire carrying
?ll,rfHM volts, used as motive power
Tor the* trolley cars. Immediately
thereafter he fep-to the ground, a dis
tance of- about forty feetr- breaking
his neck ajuL. perhaps fracturing the
skull. When picked up he was life
leas. Whether the shock he received
would have caused his death alone is
not certain. His ha?4 w*; badly
bumgd wfiure 11 Bttf been in contact
The coroner'ji lury came to the de-'
clslon that Livingstone came to his
of his having come in contact with a
?-?? ? ? ? ??
Mr. r. W. Bo.t
WORK ON ESTATE
The Variety Grown on Vander
bilt's Place is QtfTile
in point of variety and soope^ the
forest work done on the Blltpiors es
tate, in North Carolina, is remark
able. The forests, which cover 130,
OOQJicres, are made profitable by the
production of various forms of ma
Four million feel of lumber, 5,000
cords of tannlc-acid wood and fuel,!
a -thousand cords of tan bark, and|
several hundred cords of pulp wood
are cut every year. At the same tlm*.
the forest through wise management
is bettered and is steadily increasing
In value. Workmen employed along
the boundaries of the forest do duty
as fire guards. Thus fire protection
is secured at least throughout all the I
accessible parts of the tract.
In connection .with alt lumbering i
operations permanent logging roads
are built. These minimize the pres
ent cost of transportation, and will
greatly reduce the cost of marketing
future crona! th??
the roads is steadily adding to the in
vestment value of the forest. More
over, they~serve also as a network of
flro lines. Forest planting is prac
ticed where fire will not threaten its
success. - A-* ; ?
The experimental work' in silvicul
ture which is done at Biltmore Is cer
tain to makfr Important additions to
the science and practice of forestry.
First Baptist Church, Market
street. Rev. J. A. Sullivan , pastor.
Sunday School, 9:45 a. m., J3. P.
Willis, superintendent; lesson sub
ject, "Paul, Arrested; the Plot." 11
a. rp.t morning worship. Sermon -sub
ject,. "Lights and Shadows." 7:30 p.
m., evening worship. "Sermon subject,
"C. Q. D." 8:15 p.-m., mas3 meeting.
Motfday, October 11, 4 p. m.. Sun
beam meeting. Tuesday, October 12,
4 p, m.. lAOles' Missionary Society.
Wednesday, October 13, 7:30 tpr m.,
Prayer moeting. led by Mrs. Dawson's
Infant class. 8:15 p. m., choir prac
tice. All strangers are cordially in
vited to attend.' Polite and attentive
ushers. Good music. ? ?
St. Fetor's Episcopal Church, Con
ner- atreel,- Rev. Nathaniel Harding,
re^ipr. - -8tI!l(lBy HBOOl, 9^30 ft.' D.J
C. H. Hardflng,. superintendent. Morn
lng prayer at 11 a.- m., with scrman.
Evening prayer at 7:3<T. Seals Tree."
All welcome. ^ r
r"":TT?5r^Kr?H 5 y re r ia n ChurcfcT Glad
den street. Rev. H. h. Searight. pas
tor. Sunday sckoci. 9:45 a. m., J no.
B.Sparjrow, superintendent. Preach
ing at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. The
sacrament of the Lord s Supper will
be observed at the morning service.
Prayer meeting Wednesday .evening.
All receive a cordial welcome. .Ex- J
attatarf nT m
. Thirst Msihodlwfr Qhuiili, SUl'-'
ond street. Rev. M. T. Piyler, pastor.
Sunday school, 4:00 p. m. , C." F.
Bland, superintendent; E. R. Mixon,
assistant superintendent. Preaching
at 1 1 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. by the pas
tor. Morning subject, "Music." Even
ing subject, "Lion In the way." Pray
er meeting Wednesday evening; All
invited.' Sfeats free; excellent music.
Christian phurch,.?E?*t- -Second:
-avrfceT, Rev. icfibert V. Hope, piatSr.'
Sunday school 3 p. m., J. B. Latham,
superintendent. Preaching at 11 a.
m. and 7:30 p. m., by .the pastor?
Morning topic: "Wm I. II to kx a
uiscipie?" Evening topic: "A great
religious movement. w Prayer meeting
Wednesday evening. AH strangers in
the city are cordially Invited.
VENICE BROrOHT TO AMERICA.
Those of our citiiens who have had
the good fortune to visit Veniee, "the
goddess of the seas" will live ovor
the ha?py days and nights spent oiv
Venice waters when they witness the
Edouard D'Olxe. production of "the
Merchant of Venice" on "Frfday even
ing, October 15th. Those who have
HOi will enjoy the stage pictures
?hown inasmuch as they are from a
master brush and an absolute repro
duction of the scenes of the famous;
cRy of islands. The famous Grand;
Canal by moonlight, with its swan
llko, gondolas, Doge's Palace, its
Ponte Rlalto and Campanile San Mfer
<:o; its music *nd Its shimmering
lights, make a scene never to be for
gotten. It is In this remarkable set
.pou h<l of fl?Bh In exchange for his
ToaiTTo Bassanio," L*ater In the pre-l
?entatlon is seen the Ducal Vaia**,
itroeti nil pt?XMjr. emcji a tma Vo
n?tl*n copr. t
WISHES TO PEP
Local Chapter of
Tho following la dipped from the
Charlotte Observer, pjkcing credit
where credit Is due la" Reference to
the first organization of the Children
of_ the Confederacy: ^
To the Editor of the tigfterver:
In looking over the Observer of to
day, October 6, we read with pleas
ure the tribute Mrs. -jCHlrdon Finger
pays Mrs. Stonew^l Jaclq?on and Mrs.
Rufus Barringer, pre
president of the 8to
Chapter. U. ~D. C.. of.'
noting th$ great gorfe 1
by this patriotic body ol
Gordon^ Finger makea
that the Julia Jackson
dren of jthe.Confederacylwas the first
chapter ever organised In the State.
The Washington. Qti^|L|ot Washing
ton. X. C., was the flTM chapter or
ganized, fhe wofk of the late itfment
ed Mrs. Maggie Arthurian, of Wash
ington, N. C. Thia. d#oted woman
flirt Htuwh >n Md lj?< preserve ttrf
great history of the.CJpifederate sol
dier. It was through her Uttle chap
ter that the work of painting por
traits of Confederate generals was
begun. At the Richmond, Va., con
vention. In 1899, Mra* Maggie Arthur
Call had members of her children
chapter present and-Tfl^velled in the
North Carolina room th the Richmond
museum a .portrait of Gen. Bryan
Grimes with the 'moat impressjve
ceremonies^ The second chapter was
the Southern Cross ofSallflh^y, the
work of our devoted ICN^ffra^as B.
LBeall. Thia chapter to a model tftfrar
Mrs. Call's Idea. Thia little -chapter
also did fine work, folne^ng in the
Richmond museum, In tho North Car
olina room, a portrait of the brave
and ngallant Col. Charles F. Fisher
of Salisbury. Let ua-keep the rec
ords true; these ara facts and there
is rivalry with the Daughters of the
Confederacy. The cauae Is too sacred,
too noble; we only wo&l to claim our j
MRS- WILLIAM l&OV^fcMAN.
Ex-President of thejtorth Carolina!
Dfvlaion u/d. C.
Salisbury, October 5, .1909.
Square Mile in *
New York Shaken
New York, Oct. 9 ? Nearly a square
mile of the middle West Side was
(-shaken late this afternoon by a series
I of severe explosions which blew man
[DOie covers1" "hign info Tfie air in
crowded thoroughfares. Injuring sev
eral people, did considerable damage
to property, and caused a moment of
sharp panic. Alarms of, Are we'rg
turned in,- the police reserves turned
out, and factory employes lihokkeep
ersvand tenement dwellers rushed to
the open streets, for the explosions |
l;:ni I lu'-fnrrj' nf ni'i.;-ci>r|h ^w,..L,
1 -0" leu-jeAi-UliS BOfl Miller was
standing on a. manhole cover when
the first rumble came. ^He -nd the
cover shot up ten feet and Emil came
down about a foot from the manhole,
out of which flame*, were pouring.
He was badly bumped about- the face
and body and taken unconscious to a
hospital, where It Is said his condi
tion la serious.
HOWE'S GREAT LONDON gHOWSTT
The Clowns Are Burpridjagly Funny N
I -?Every Act*'a Feature. j~~^
Any. one of Howe's Circus clowns
would-be the last person In the world
yoft would picjc out as a professional
jester. He Is the sobereat-appearing
cusi you everttw on ttir Jtreet. Tot
he has tyit to walk fromthe dressing
top to the big show and you laugh.
There Is something t about that-etrlde
that Is funny, and when he allows the
[toy balloon to get away from him and
j through the air, crying after It. 1
I spectators almost fall og^he .seats
[with laughter. Now, you let some-one
else try that same Ifttle clown trick
and It's not funny at all.^
The clown, today oocuples an even
more exalted position with the' circus
than he did thirty or forty years agp.
Years ago they didn't hav? the co
lossal acta Buch as travel with a show
| of the caliber of Howe1? aggregation.
Then it waa an easy matter to make,
or rather arrange, youf.jprogram so
that one, act followed another without
a wait. Nowadays wtlBibi btw arts
[ft Um? to f?t tl??>4ggihK r- vlv
end the clmm-4uust duilJlg.tnwe I6hi
fcorary lulla. amuse the spectators so
that they witt. forgot all about tho
for thts branch of the |
= AT ST. LOUIS
Crowds Cheer Aviator
Other Aviators Fail, But Three
Dirigibles GiVe an Exhibition
Over Forest Park ? Dr. Cook to
Ride in Historic Coach.
St. Louts, Mo.T~OTCt. 8- ? Glenn H.
Curtis made three aeroplane flights
here today. One was more than a
quarter of a mile and the shortest
was about 220 yards. The exhibition
was witnessed, by 400,000 persons iu
Forest park. '
(furtlsB' last performance" was cut
short by his engine falling when h*
was about 25 feet from the ground.
The machine glided to an irregular
landing place ^nd a rudder guy snap
ped. Curtlss said the machine would
be ready for service tomorrow.
George Francois Ozmont, who isj
here with the Farman biplane which
won the endurance prize at Rhelms.
attempted three times at dusk to fly.
He circled the field several times, but
not fast enough to get off the ground.
A monoplane bullton the lines of La
tham'* machine by U. A. Robinson, of
St. Louis, was brought out. but the
motor failed to develop sufficient
Roy Knabenshue, Lincoln Beachley
and Thomas Baldwin gave exhibitions
In dirigibles. Baldwin made an ex
tended flight, Tnrt motor trouble
forced him to land In the crowd. The
w?cond flight, &Ttei* repairs,' was
greeted with great applause. Knab
enHhue.and Beachley mounted simul
taneously and flew about 2 miles side
by side. Knabenshue loft Beachley's
airship In the rear when the latter's
motor became overheated and swept
over the park In a great circle amid I
chee/a. ? .
"The ball of natlQj^" drew thou
sands of spectators to. the coliseum.
An Industrial parade was the feature
of the day's centennial program. It
was 3 miles long. In the pageant to
day Dr. Frederick A. Cook, the polar
explorer, will ride In a historic coach.,
: Again Active
Lexington; K>\, Oct. 9. ? XightTtdJ
crs are again becoming active in the |
3iyt)W6fc\y^d!n?cTirT5~"OT~~i inB~~5TTrrg: ? "A
raid was .made on Claysville, Bracken
ruuiili . b> 3l gang at at m&l \>4 arm
ed men, who ordered. the citizens or
the town to put out the lights and go
to~bed. About a hundred shots were
fired, but nobody was Injured, -as the
order was hastily complied with. The
identity of the raiders is unknown.
?feri was- -im "l'.lT tuo sam^way.
Several farmers have b6en Recently
warned to sign their tobacco crops
over to the- pool.
tlon in Cuba Is serious. Rivers have
gone over their bangs, bridges have
been swept away, and property dam
aged to the extent of hundreds of
known to have been lost, and there
are reports of further loss of life.
For 48 hours there has been no let
up ft the -heavy* rain. The towns
most severely afferte* by the floods
are Matanzas, Sagua, and Jaruco.
The last named is near Havana^
In these' -towns bridges have been
destroyed arid houses washed away
iir-the seething rlv?r?.- * ? ?
It Is feared that the loss will be
much heavier before the storms and
floods pass, as there. 1s no sign of a
cessation of the rain.
" TO ATTEND CONVENTION.?
Rev. Robert Hope, pastor of the
Christian ChurcJa, expects ? to leave
Monday for Pittsburg, to attend the
centennial celebration of the Chris
tian Church. He -will be absent all
Through the thoughtfulness of Mr.
Hope's congregation he goes to this
n??tln?, they defraying the ^nepae
^Pthe1 errffre trip.
MUST BE OBEYKD. J
The following ordinance oassed bvl
with, and (or the benefit of thoee con
cerned It U published below:
- A U. bills against tbe town shall be
presented to the town clerk on or be
fore the 16th day of each month and
bj hliu plmcwl In the hands of the
chairman of the airfttlng committee
before the last 4a? of the current
?ont*, W. B. Wlndley, City Clerk.
IPOBTMENT OF THE CllWIL 1
VISITORS IS DtMQRftLIZING
? 1 ?
HegularMob of Howlers, Confetti Fiends, Hug
gers, Booze Artists and Women Seem to
Run Things? The; Subject for Unfavorable
IS ANYTHING fitlT ELEVATING
?Have ybu.beeu to the carnival this
week? Great place, isn't It? Dbn't
the folk behave nice? How healthy
it is to move through tho crowd, have
yqur mouth filled with confetti, hat
dismantled, collar torn asunder, patt
of your limbs slcinned? IsiL'i ,it_Jus_t
glorious Jo get mixed up in such a
throng? One minute one inhales the
sweet aroma of heliotrope, the next
the fuiftes of Barley-corn poisons the
air. Howls, sbrieks, profanity, vul
garity, smutty sayings, come and go;
and yet the people go Just the same
and carry their children. *
Yes, the whole town has been this
week;- nearly every night the same
faces are to~W"~5een=The~rame dor
portment exhibited ? the same man
ner of familiarity adopted. It has al
ways been passing strange how some
folk mingle and familiarize with' each
other at a public place like a carnival,
yet in their parlo/a at home, they are
strangers. They laugh together, hr^g,
each other, swap jokes, are hale-fel
low-well-met- when ? the- "BIB ? Bliow "
comes. They think they are not no-j
tlced by other folk, but they are.
-This state of things Is not confined -to1
Young America, not by a "jugful; the
grownups are Just as guilty.
"The -behavior and conduct of peo
ple attending the carnival this week
has been anything else but praise
worthy. person attired a little out
of the ordinary dared to go through
the crowd, for It meant personal
flings, unkind remarks, face full of
confetti and clothing made the worse
for his experience. Now there Is no ;
excuse for such deportment, and the
Dally, News regrets that ^h^ commu
nity 'tn which it. circulates and is try
ing to uplift, so far forgets ttself as
to lose all self respect when carnivals
visit the city.
The ladies that visit these places
have no conception or idea of the
many remarks made about them by
the bystanders. These payings are
not heard, however, if their denorPj
I mont I.nnimpilnl.lp- r.f thic ibe>v .
I can rest assured. This holloWlng.!
scrfiamlng r..if<nni. 1.. , I
IS 70 YEARS OLD
Many Congratulations Aro Ex
tended to the Famous Sea
Washington, D. C-. Oct. 9. ? Nu
merous '? ?nnftr?tiiinrtQns noured In up
on Rear Admiral YVlnfleld Scott
Schley today on the occasion of his
70th birthday. Admiral Schley was
hnm in. .Rmdai-Jiil/ UH ? In i u on
entered the. Naval Academy in 1S56.
His careeijjJn the Navy covered a pe
riod of 4 5 years, and wa3 one of un
usual brilliance. He left the >Cademy
i In lima fn psrrlnljinln is mump ?l >k?
notible naval engagements of the
(civil War. In 1865 he helped to sup
| press a revolution In Salvador, and
six years later he participated in. the
attack, on the 8a lee river fortfr In Ko
rea. One of the most brilliant inci
dents of his entire career came In
1?84. when "he commanded the Greely
relief extradition to the Arctic region,
and rescued i?t?\iten ant Greely and
the oihkr sjx survivors of h la expedi
tion in the froten North. In 1891 he
eonyeyed the remains of John Or les
son to Sweden, for which he received
a gold medal frotaf the king of Swe
den. (iis later career, Including his
victory in the naval battle -of Santi
ago, is familiar to all American news
paper readers. Sinqe his retirement
from active service In 1901 Admiral
Schley has divided hia time, between,
this city and his pld home in Mary
1 A fOPl^I.AR TF.ACRF.W.
Miss LI tile Hedges arflved hbre
"yesterday from a two months' visit
to her uncle. Mr. R. D. Hodges> at
JL C. She repofta-a fine 1
see her In the cltr 0h? says thjfarms
are out short op account of dry
weather. She Is one of . Beaufort
cotfnty's beet public school teachers,
and makes friends wherever she
r>?- ' , , j
Too don't h?r? to run a boordlnl
pie's faces they do not know, Is not In
keeping with the high Standard of
Southern womanhood, and especially
There seems, lop, to. bo a certain
class that, follow carplVals who take
particular notice the ways of the
ladies; then, -when other towns am ?
reached? they proceed to advertise
them and are not careful in their crit
icism. Washington had a sample of
a map of thl? Ilk this ?<?
1 to be an adjunct to the show, and the
way he passes criticism on the women
I of other towns where the carnival
had been, would make them blush.
If he advertised other towns thin way
he would probably repeat the Blander
Otis about Washington wo
men when he departs for another
field in which to fling his insulting
slurs. Night before last he attempted
familiarity with the wrong lady. The
one he accosted told him in plain
English that If he were not careful
she would forget that ?he was a lady
and spit in his face. He hung his
"tread like a whipped cur and made
good his distance. Yet knowing all
these demoralizing Influences that are ? ?
seen on'all sides, the people go just
the same, and some try to see how
far they can go. Shame on them. .A
person of refinement, of culture, of ,
intelligence from afar, visiting Wash
ington and seeing such mannerism,
what do you suppose would be his
comment? Certainly It could not" be
one of commendation. . Why can't
people go to public places and deport
themBelveB in a manner not to be crit
icised? What a stain upon this city
when its people are guilty of such de
meanor. All qlaBses of people, high
and low, 'rich dnd poor, white and
black, are all placed on a common
level. John and Jim. Sallie and Sue,
all kiss and hug on the carnival
grounds. The Four Hundred Is un- ? .
heard of? all swim *n the Same pool.
What a funny world this Is anyway.
The carnival has been anything else
"but elevating to the people. May this
lesson that will he stfrctly ^omplled
-* ith i? tin* futuie ? 1
Washington. D. C ,
tnerce Bnd' ]4b6f; a fon of Texas by ? 1
birth and a son of Missouri by adop
tfon, will preside* over th? first ses
sion of the Second Southern Commer
cial Congress, In Washington . on De
Congress held last Deocmber was de
voted to Interpreting thfc meaning of
Southern resources regarded as a
through December 6th and 7th will
be demoted to showing the various
avenues of opportunity which exist In
the South. The speakers will be i
In accepting the invitation to pre
side, after a fully detailed program
has been laid before him. Mr. Nagel
said: "Permit me to say that I re
gard tfie questions to be considered
by this congress as of the greatest
Importance, not dnly to the South,
but w the enUce cousiry." _
Mr. John H. Finney, Secretary of
?re AppalarhlSTTXatlonal Forest As
hlbU* during the Second Southern
Commercial Congress. The .entire
top floor of the Wlllard will be de
voted to the purposes of the congress,
enabling towns and Industrie* to
make special displays at a time' when
Washington is crowded with visitors.
ill Today's News.
J. K. Hoyt ? Separate Skirts.