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THE ENQUIRER, CINCINNATI, SATURDAY JANUARY 11, 1013 8 v. r' w J yy : w m w I ar - ' "Correct Dress For Women", ATTRACTIVE VALUES IN ' Misses' and Juniors Wool and Velvet Suits at Exactly Half Price. ' Wool Suits were $29 JO and upward to $55. Velvet Siks were $45 and upward to $65. V' ''. REMAINDER OF . '. ' ' r W omen's Tailored Suits at - 4 and off. i ; ; Of Wool, Velvet, Corduroy and Silk-r-Formerly $35 to $100. . ' ' ':. ." ' ' ', ; . -: Entire Stocfc of Furs at Clearing Prices. Handsome Coats at and 4 off. Beautifully matched sets at V3 and 14 off . 5ree an Dress Hats At $2.50 . - 5.00 Heretofore $8 to $12.50. Heretofore $1230 to $25. No sale garment on approval, reserved, exchanged or credited. &tttt . "Coiiect Dress For Wonien" ARB NOW INTRODUCING . APPAREL and MILLINERY for '" The Riviera of America- Palm Beach and other Fashion- -able Winter Resorts. Introducing many new and exclusive modes in Tailor-made Suits Coat Dresses Blouses Outing Coats Millinery, etc Jfourt!) Street, Wt$t Vint atrti Slate x TURKEYS Suffer By Packing Company's Method of Killing, Says Humane Society in . Squire's Court , nfagistrate Dempwy yesterday com- aneaced tha hearing In the case of John secDougsJ, an employee of the Swift Packing- Company, charged with- cruelty to an-" Jmala. The case la to be a test of the le-. gality of a method used by the Swift Company In .killing- turkeys and other fowL George Fisher, another employee la also under arrest. The case Is being bitterly contested, and Attorneys Cobb, Howard 4b Bailey and H. . L. Rocks', who represent the Swift Com- pany, state that it 'will be carried to the Bupreme Court ofsthe Cirlted States If the " decisions In the State Courts are against them. The Swift Company claims that the method complained of baa been approved by officials of the United States Government. The attorneys for the defense took advantage of every legal measure possible In the " ease, except to question the Jurisdiction of Magistrate Dempsey. This was admitted. A motion for a trial by Jury was first overruled. Then a motion to quash the affidavit against -McDougal met a similar fate. A. demurrer was also tiled and this was also overruled. The hearing of testimony was then commenced. Tba prosecution Is In charge of Secretary Oscar Trounatlne. or the Ohio Humane Society, who la represented by former Judge Ellis B. Gregg. Witnesses testified that, under the method used, a turkey was first struck in the head with a club and then plucked, and it was declared that the turkey fluttered and auawked during this opera-' tton. After the plucking an iron Instrument waa inserted in the throat and a slit made to allow the blood to escape. The Humane Society contends that the animal suffered between-the time It was hit on the Bead - and when the iron Instrument waa used. A portion of a broomstick used to kill the turkeys waa the first bit of evidence Introduced. One of the witnesses testified that be had killed turkeys for the past 2S years, and that when he waa not killing turkeys he was employed as a hod-carrier. Several Government experts will be called during the trial, and a large amount of documentary evidence will be introduced. The Humane Society charges that the turkeys are I 1 kiMed in this manner to prevent then- "spot-. ting" while in cold storage. It la claimed that if a turkey Is killed In the ordinary manner a housewife can easily detect the fact that it has been In cold storage. ' The ease waa continued until next Friday, -when the hearing of testimony will be resumed. OLD CLOCK , Hemoved Prom' Carlisle Buildings- Its History Recalled. The old town clock was moved from the Carlisle Building yesterday and taken to the City Hall, It may be that suitable plaoa may bt found for It upon Fountain square. and possibly It may be connected with Its mate at the Observatory by means of electric wires and regulated by the scientists stationed there. Building Commissioner Rapp yesterday secured the history of the clock from D. E. Fletcher, who installed the old timepiece. and was also its custodian during the many years be waa employed by the Duhme Company. The clock waa made In Scotland In 171 by James Ritchie A Son. one of the most noted clockmakers of the time. The Council of Cincinnati purchased It with Its mate at the Observatory for $2,500 through A. T. Goshorn. then a member of that body. It waa originally Intended" that It should be placed on Fountain square to serve as the city's official timepiece. The Intention waa to connect It with the Observatory clock by means of electricity, but due to some misunderstanding with the telegraph company this program waa not carried out. and Instead of installing it on Fountain square It was placed on the Carlisle Building, where it hss remained until the wreckera yesterday removed it when they razed the walla POURED GASOLINE ON FIRE And Aged Woman Waa Probably - tally Burned. Mrs. Bertha Gander, 68. a widow of 4437 Columbia avenue, was probably fatally burned yesterday morning when she poured gasoline on a lire. Her screams attracted Mrs. Kiisa Long, who occupies a fiat an upper floor, she ran to the aged woman's assistance, and was burned on the hands in extinguishing the names. Mrs. Barton Richard, who also lives In the building, and Mrs. C. Munk. of 3332 Eastern avenue, ran Into the flat and wrapped a blanket about the aged woman to smother the blase. At the City Hospital the physicians re ported that the woman's condition waa critical. Mia Hasei Applegate. 13. a niece of- Mrs. Gander, telephoned the Fire De partment, and the flames, which had spread to the woodwork ot tne room, were extinguished. Mrs. Gander told the hospital physicians that when she poured the gasoline on the fire she thought It was kerosine. She Is an aunt of Attorney John Rogers. TTJRITERS' CHILD XE2TS PARTY. The annual children's nart ami Amnt of the North Cincinnati Turnverein will be held at Turner Hall Saturday evening. The children will have complete sway and possession of the hall, and the entertainment win oe exclusively tor their special benefit. The Entertainment Committee, ander the direction of Frank- J 1-1 a in K vtded many original and attractive features. BIG REDUCTIONS TO-DAY IN CHILDREN'S COATS Sisee to 14 years. $12 CLOTH COATS . Now $8.50 CLOTH COATS Now., SC.50 CLOTH COATS Now......... -. Siaea 2 to C ywars. $6.50 COATS Now $5.00 COATS ' Now.. .......... :..... . 15.00 WHITE BEARSKIN COATS Quilted lined, axes 1 to 4 years. $6.98 $4.98 $3.98 $4700 $3.00 $3.00 PHOTOS Of a Pretty Woman Found Among Effects of Vokolek, Swindler. Won't Tell Who She Is, But Says She Is. ."Dearr.To Him. Wealthy Widow Declares That He , Made Love To Her He Pleads , Guilty . When Arraigned Says Hen "Higher Up" in Orders . v " Were His Confederates. ' , The finding of photographs of a beautiful woman among the effects of William Voko lek. - of McKeeeport, Penn.. "who waa ar rested Wednesday by dry and Federal authorities and confessed to having swindled Slavonic Insurance societies out of thousands of dollars by means of pretended death certificates, , baa presented a new lead In an Interesting case to the officials. So far every effort to ascertain the Identity of the woman haa been a failure, as Vokolek . haa absolutely declined to divulge, her name. The photographs Indicate that aha la of foreign nationality, and that they had been -taken by Vokolek with a small camera. Close questioning upon the part of the officials brought from Vokolek that the unknown! woman Is not his wife. He added, however, that she was "very dear" to hint. He gave as his reason for refusing to tell the officers her name that he did not want her mixed up in hla trouble, as she had absolutely nothing to do with his swindling operations and knew nothing of them. " Another woman haa also made her, ap pearance rn the case. She is said to be a wealthy widow who resides over the river. She called upon the prisoner, and to Post-office Inspector Griswold and the police she stated that Vokolek had paid her some at tention while posing as a single man. and that he had declared his love for her. She waa ableto convince the oflldala that she had no knowledge of the shady transac tions of the prisoner and that she was entirely Innocent of any wrong. She told the officials who she Is, but they say, as she Is a respectable woman. It is their desire to shield her name from the public. Be Plaada Guilty. Vokolek waa given a preliminary bearing before I'nlted States Commissioner Adler yesterday morning at 10 o'clock. He ad mitted that he had been guilty of using the maila In furtherance of a scheme to de-1 fraud the Greek Catholic Union of Homestead. Penn.. as eharged In the affidavit Bled .against him by PostofBee Inspector Griswold Thursday afternoon. He identi fied the death certificate he had mailed from the postofflcs at ChiHIcothe to the Secretary of the union and also the check for S1.WO which had been given by tne union In payment of the death claim against It. '- Throughout the proceedings no comructea himself in a manner Indicative of repent ance and a desire to assist the prosecuting officials. He stated that he Intended to put up no- defense and that he was ready to accept the consequences of Bis Illegal acts. All he asked was that no be given a speeuy trial, but thla will be Impossible for the reason that hla case will have to be con' sldered by the Federal Grand Jury at Columbus, which will not convene until next June. Onlr a few witnesses were examined by Assistant District Attorney Thomas H. IHurby.. Postofnce Inspector Griswold waa the first to be questioned. He was rot-lowed by Sergeant of Detectives Cal Crim. Postmaster George W. C. Perry, of Chllll- cothe, and Michael Tun ass. of Homestead, Penn.. Auditor of the Greek Catholic union. After United States Commissioner Adler had bound htm over to the grand Jury In the aum of 6.O0O and committed him to Troy (Ohio) Jail In default or bond. Vo kolek waa taken to the private omce of Chief of Detectives Crawford, at the City Hall, where he waa further questioned as to the operations of the gang. It waa while the officials were examining documents kept by the prisoner in his trunk that the photographs of the unknown woman were found. PostofBee Inspector Oils weld stated last evening that be could give out nothing at this time as ' to what evidence waa un covered at the Detective Chiefs office. He stated that Vokolek. had assisted the on cers In going over the correspondence and ether papers wtiteh he had In hie possession, and had explained to them the trans actions referred to In them. "Persona "Hlj-her Up," It Is understood that there are parsons "higher up" who are Implicated in the swindling of the Greek Insurance societies. This Is now being investigated by the Fed eral offlclala It appears that the officials think Vokolek waa not the leader of the gang, although they feel sure that be waa close to the top. It Is Intimated that there may be interesting deveiopmenta within the next few day a When seen at the County Jarl yesterday afternoon Vokeiek readily discussed bis al leged fraudulent transactions. "My only regret." said he. "la that my family must bear the brunt of thla disgrace. I have nve children at McKeesport, Penn. It is not fair to blame them. "I have been m misery for a year. It waa absolutely- necessary that some one should go around and collect- -the mall. If that mall waa left unclaimed It waa certain that the authorities would open it. I feared no one except tne postal autnonusa. My last transaction occurred In February or March, 1012. - Since then I have been in constant fear of exposure. . . . . "Of course. I could do nothing without confederates. ' I had them In the order. Therefore. I did not fear the officials of the order. The rest waa easy. All I had to do waa to make set a fictitious death return. The methods of the border were very loose. All that was required waa the signature of a priest and an undertaker. No official death return waa necessary. Sometimes I did not svea Inquire as to the name of the priest In the town where t pretended that the member' had died. It waa so easy that it waa bard for me to quit." ' Will the Government take any action against your confeierateaT he was asked. Tou must excuse ma from talking about that. I am pledged to silence, " he replied. 'I am going to Troy to-morrow. There I will prepare certain evidence." . .ottt Tor HI Family. "Oh, I am sorry I did not confess lone ago." be continued. The disgrace my family must bear la the worst punishment that can be Inflicted upoa me. They. are not to blame. Tet they must suffer. - "I see that the papers have injected a woman into the ease. This Is cruet It Is unbearable.. This story doubtless comes from the fact that a woman with whom I wao boarding called on me to give me some etotbtng I needed. I left certain instructions for her. When reporter asked me about it I declined to give her nsme. Phe knew me only as Mr. Pon-1 r. pt'r ' ' r ? c f r- v t - should sre be brought into the case? Such a thing only make more puniahment tor my ramuy. "I gljre you my word there la no woman In the case. 'The only confederates I had were -in the organlaatlona that were defrauded. I want to say also that the total amount .which I secured in this manner wKl not exceed $2. 000. I have gone over everything carefully, and I an sura I am ngni.- . When he was questioned regarding, a statement of Secretary Julias Sgrecesky. of the Greek Catholic Union at Pittsburg, that he had secured ta.OOO under the name of Andrew allies, Vokolek said: "That was in Chtlllcothes Ohio. I think I only secured gZOOO. However, rt be says X3.000 I will not dumuta his word. I think. however. I only secured two benefits of si.ouo each under thla name. Vokolek stated that hla operations had exienoea over a period of six years. ; "ON SUSPICION Two Kan, Who Bad Gold and Bilver - Quart and Maps, Were Arrastsw. Seageant of Detectives Crbn and 'his quad yesterday arrested two men oa sus picion, who registered aa Thomas Bay, SB. of Fltcbburg. Mass- and Henry Mason. alias Clay Wilson.. M, who refined to give hla residence. A telegram had been received by the police from Dayton, Ohio, and Sergeant Crim. with the other officers, waa detailed to watch the depots, and the arrest of Ray and Mason followed, although, according to Chief Crawford, they werwnot the men sought. The prisoners, who are of venerable ap pearance, had considerable money, specimens of gold and silver, quarts, maps and charts, which the detectives allege they used to convince persons that they had an Interest In a valuable gold mine. They also had what the detectives say are spurious ratings from Dun's and Bradstreet's agencies. ' The detectives claim that they have the names of reveral men who. they say. were victimised by the men during the peat five years. . VETERAN Will Soon Br Retired. Ueuteuat WhiUker Scbedulr Far Re- tiremeat AsathrrHlgbPafiee Of-. Idai Ta Be AdaVd Te list . Lieutenant John A. Whltaksr, Chief Court Officer of the Police Court, is scheduled for retirement Because of age. Just when the order will be formally Issued was not determined yesterday, but It is likely that hs will be placed on the retired list the latter part of thla month, or at leaat when Ueutenant Poppe'a retirement becomes effective. March I. Ueutenant Whitaker is one of the vet erans of the Police Department and haa spent 'the greater part of hla time hi the service In his present post. - He entered the service sa a . patrolman in 1880, and six years later he waa made Chief Court Officer. In leSS be was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. New regulations about to be promulgated In the Police Department will make the two I aspect ore of the department responsible for the conduct of the police. Cp td the present time the Inspectors were not held responsible for tba men 'nor tba ceo dittos of the different districts, and their Inspection waa confined mainly to the buildings. horses., petrol wagons and uniforms. In spector Carroll bad the additional duty of drilling the men. - The two Inspectors win now be-expected to make a daily survey of the city and ase that their subordinates are enforcing the law. Their duties will be stmHar to tnoee of Captain of police In other dries. - An ordinance will be Introduced, possibly Tuesday night, creating the position of Chief of Detectives. The future Chief of Detectives will receive the same salary as an Inspector, but he will not hold thla rank, ss does Chief Crawford. The tenure of office of tne Chief of Detectives will be at the pleasure of the Safety Director, the same aa that of Chief of Police. It was rumored at the City Hell yesterday that a high police official will likely be retired because of physical disability, wtrtrh would not permit hha to assume certain duties be will be called upon to do under the new regulations. This same official aas informed some or the ft lends that he mey loqusst to be retired because of the arduous duties his position calls upon him to perform. Chief of Police Cope lan would neither affirm nor deny the rumor yester- "y' , ; , PUPILS IN PERIL. Building Commissioner TeOs Board, of Education Official That Schools Are Almost Fire Traps. SIIAI1TYT0U1I Is First Flood Sdfferer. Rain May Qnickea Rise of Swollen . Ohio and Other Streams. Fifty-Foot Stage Is Passed and " 0 River Keeps Climbing. - Fanners Kerf "Weather Eye" m Mill-creek Waters Mist G Morb Higber T Block Traffic STAGE AT MIDNIGHT. a.m....... eS.4 e a. m av.a lan &S p. m. ...... eu.T (a m 4S.7 ap. m. eaa a.m 48.7 Tp. ... M 10 a. m 4S.S 8 p. m X 11 a. m 49.0 p. m....... SU.1 12 noon.....'.. 40.1 10 p. m am 1 p. m 4P.2 11 p. m 2 p. m 49.3 12 p. m.. Bug ! p. m. ...... 4V.S 1 a. m su. According to Weather Forecaster Dever-eaux. the rain throughout the Ohio Valley yesterday and laat night may have a decided effect on the local flood stage. At o'clock yesterday afternoon the river had reached 49.7 feet, and the flood stage of SO feet waa passed shortly after S o'clock laat night. The water continued to rise at about 0.2 foot an hour. It la the opinion of rhrermen that the rain will not materially affect the flood situation unless augmented by heavier downpours. Farmers and truck gardeners were re joicing yesterday that Mill Creek la still well within Its banks and that there is good reason to bop It will remain there, even If the Ohio creeps up to the high mark of other years. The . stream waa closely watched la Reading and Lockland, where It Inundates acres of lowland oa the leaat provocation. The only indication that the heavy rainfall bad had any effect on the creek waa the muddy water, which la usu ally clear In the vicinity of those towns. Old-timers who are versed In the ways of MUlcreek nay that the rain ta soaking Into the ground about as fast as It falls. In those years when the stream overflowed its banka, they say. the ground was frosen, and aa a coasequaaoe did not absorb the raJn. Owing to the high river stags It has been necessary for the Associated Chari ties to render relief to the Inhabitants of ShantytowB. which la located on the Ohio side of the river, near the outlet of Mill-creek. About 40. families live there on shaatyboata A number of families having been routed when their homes were wrecked by tba flood, have sought refuge with their mora fortunate neighbors. Although a stage ot HI feet would flood the Central Union Depot. It will require 3 feet of water to prevent the Big Four. Quaes and-Crsscsnt and Cincinnati North-era roads from entering the station. The Baltimore and Ohio Southwestern can use the terminal until the river reaches K teeg. The Lourrville and Nashville. Ches apeake and Ohio and the C. and O. of Indiana- will not be affected until after the river passes the 66-foot mark. yesterday's rise of the Ohio made little change In the flood situation lust below Cincinnati, and only a further climb of almost nve feet will do any greet damage. Such a stage would bring the water around a doiea bouses- In Coal City, a negro and foreign settlement along the Big Four Railroad embankment, near Sekitan. and would render bomefeas a score of families, who are already frightened Into preparing to vacaia at a moment's notice. Water la- beginning to back up through eewers Into the old bed of the Whitewater Canal, now a ditch between the embanked tracks of the Big Four and B. and O. Rail roada. The clay pits of the Mitchell Brick Company, at Delhi, are filling with water. but as the plant recently dosed down for the winter months, no appreciable loss si being caused. ; MARYLAND SEA FOOD ' Ordered By DatactiTa Crim Tor Baa-quat He Will CHra Trianda. Baltimore. Md.. January sO- Detective Crim llkea Baltimore and be liken Maryland's sea food. He haa writ tan to Detectives Atkinson and Pohlar to ship oysters, crabs, ducks and lobster to him so he can entertain hla friends In Cincinnati with food that came from his native state. Aa a boy dim wanted to go West and be decided oa Cincinnati. He waa to Baltimore during the Democratic National Convention. "He la a great detective." declared Pen lev and Atkinson. "All the headquarters men know him personally and are glad he la to be made chief of tho Cincinnati Detective Bureau." - Crim la a brother of the late Dr. William H. Crim. who for many years lived on Fayette street, near Eutaa. Dct Crim waa one of the best-known physicians In Baltimore, and when be died hla home was tilled with antique furniture of much value. It waa old at public auction and brought a great deal of money. . FLUE CONNECTIONS For Overhead Oaa Heatera Should Be Required By Law, Says Coroner. Coroner A. W. Foert merer announced jreeterday that he' would take up the ngrht against overhead eaa - beaters wTiere Or. Cos. hla predecessor, left off. For more than two years Dr. Coe made an effort to get legislation against the use of . gas heaters without fluea Dr. Foertmeyer stated yesterday that his preliminary Investigation bad convinced Dim that the death of Anna Mumeny. 19. a domestic, who waa round dead In her room at 15 East Eighth street, waa due to the failure to provide a flue for escaping gaa fumes. An Inquest will be commenced In the case this morning. Dr. Foertmeyer will make a recommendation to Council regarding the pssssge of legislation to pre vent future tragedies of this kind. OPPOSITION To Rapid Transit Plans Of Ciaeiuisti Are Not Farvseea By Gev. Cex, Woe BeBeves Special Bills Weild Be Approved. BRIDGES DAMAGED That tha schools of the city are rn a measure Are traps waa the statement made yesterday by Building Commissioner Bapp after aa Investigation of the Walnut Hills High School, which was the scene of a Are Thursday morning. v "No public building that has open stairways leading into a common hall la safe," aald Mr. Rapp. "The same danger In volving office buildings applies to school buildings. To be safe the staircases must be Inclosed In what la termed a tower. - An open staircase, as wall as aa open elevator shaft, acta aa a flue in case of a Are. and the reeult la that all of the oorrldorj and stairways are Ailed with flamvs and amoke.", . "Business Manager Handmaa met me at the Walnut ' Hllla High School and Informed me that all of the school buildings of the city have open etalrra.ee. 1 replied that If thai la tha case then all are faulty. Tne children will get con r used when the balls are filled with smoke, some will be overcome end a panic will ensue. I have told Handman what should be done. . Now, rt la up to the School Board to follow my suggestions. If it doesn't It Is up to It." . UST OF DEPOSITORS . Who Evaded Payment of Taxaa Pre pared By County Prosecutor. County Prosecutor Pogue yesterday sent to County . Auditor Kdmondron a list of Cincinnati - Trust Company . depoaitars whom. It Is believed, evaded taxes In 1U1L Tha list shows that on the Arat Monday in April. Mil. S61.4M was switched from the balance accounts to "United at tea bonds" accounts. The list contains the names of about 75 depositors who will have to pay taxes oa thla amount. The County Auditor declined to make public this list of names and those who settle Immediate ly will escape publicity. The same transfer occurred in every year after 1806, but the Smith one per cerlt tax law prevents the Auditor from collecting any taxes that were doe previous to Janu ary L 1911. Tha Cincinnati Trust Company was out of existence on taw day In 1913. The alleged evasion ot taxes waa discovered during the recent grand jury investigation of the affairs of tho Trust Com pany. " By Swollen Streams In Rural IMatricta Many Need Bepaira. Numerous reports of bridges damaged by the recent freshets in the rural districts were received by the County Commission ers yesterday. The Trustees of Green Township reported six bridges that are In need of repairs. They are the structures over Muddy Creek on 8trassel road, on Taylor's Creek road, over a branch of Mill- creek on Pleasant Ridge road, over Schnapp s Creek on Johnston road, over Sheppard a Creek on West Pork road and over the same stream oa Sheppard's Creek road. Anderson Township dtisens petitioned for the Improvement of Bridge No. 2 on the Bog-art road, and a bridge on tho Compton road was reported to be In need of repairs. The County Surveyor was instructed to In veatlgate all corapialnta. and begin prepara tions for repairs at once. The Commissioners ratified the action of the County Prosecutor in securing an in surance policy for g2.SW on office furni ture and law books In the offices of the civil department of the Prosecutor's office In the First National Bank Building. George N. Lloyd was appointed member of the Committee on the Burial of Indigent Soldiers from the Eighteenth Ward, vice Ernst Nlederman. who has removed from tha ward. Upon their return yesterday from a con ference with Governor-elect Cox at Day ton. Mayor Hunt and Safety Director Cash discussed some ot the "tips" they gave the new Governor. . Among other things I conveyed to the Governor the suggestion that Inasmuch as Cincinnati Is the only ctty of the state having a municipal university, that the ap propriation for the university, approximate ly 1180,000 a year, ahould be over and above the 1 per. cent limitation at least. If not outside the 1 per eent limitation. said Mayor Hunt. "Governor-elect Cox djd not commit himself on this proposal, but aaked that a bill be submitted, and stated that the matter would be thoroughly eonatd- ered. I presented to him also the propriety of the state paying all the expenses ot the Board -of Elections Instead of part of these expenses being paid out of city money. Aa matters now stand we have no control over the expenses of the Bos4 of Elections. This waa well worthy of attention, and measures should be tskea to correct this Injustice In some manner. ' "I asm told him that the city would request the General Aeeembly of the state to lease to the city approximately one mile more of the canal, both in order to secure sn economical location for a apill way for the canal water and also for use aa a part of the electric loop proposed In the Rapid Transit Commission's report. The Governor thought it would be perfectly proper ror the state to lease this portion to the city, comprising , atrip Sou feet north of Mitchell avenue, the termination of the clty'e present leasehold, to Roes avenue In St Bernard. The Governor thought that If the city would pay for thla atrip at the same rale It was paying for the rest of the canal, that la, at so much a mile, the matter might be arranged. "I also presented the matter of so amending the Longworth act that the dtr would Lhave power to Issue the necessary amount or Don as to construct the terminal loop suggested In the Rapid Transit Commission's report. This property will earn Ks charges in about four and a half years. ana tne ntceresc and sinking fund on bonds will not ave to be paid out of tax money after four and a half years. Self-supporting Dro pertles, such as the waterworks, earning their expenses, are without the limitation of the Longworth act "Of course, during these four and a half years of construction and Incomplete operation, the property will have to be carried In some manner. It might be -arranged that the cky would advance out of tax moneys the Interest charges during these years and then be reimbursed at so much a year subsequently. The Governor stated that this matter ought to be Dresentad tn the form of a bill, and bad no doubt that tne uenerai .Assembly would be favorably disposed could a proper showing be made. BEACHES HEWP0ST HOMES. Residents In the section of Newport, Ky.j that Is fust Inundated by high water of the Ohio backing Into the city through the sewers, are preparing for at least a brief Invasion of the flood. The water began to overflow Into the street at Sou frigate and Isabella streets last night through the sewer openings at that point. A ralae of a a few morn inches will discommode a number of families. A large number of cellars In' which there are sewer connections are filling up with the "backwater." WILL SETTEN LOVE LETTERS. Miss Lillian Mew. of Chicago, will receive her love letters found among the effects ot Rev. Ar E. Schade. who committed .wuielde at the Rand Hotel last Monday. Probate Judge Lueders yesterday stated that he would direct the administrator of the estate to retura all the letters written by her which were found la Rev. 8c hade's room. ; WILL TOT! FLORIDA. Charles Argus. Joeeph F. Planer and M. S. Britt, Covlngtxn business men, leave tomorrow morning for Florida to tour the peninsula tn automobiles. Their machines were shipped yesterday. Upon reaching Tampa, Fla.. they will be joined by J. Crigier, also of Covington, who la at present In Florida for hla health. . SCHOOLMASTERS To Welcome Condon aa New If ember County Teachers To Xeet. "Significant Educational Movements ot the Past Tear" will be discussed at a meet. Ing of the Schoolmasters' Club In Woodward High School this afternoon. Frank Goodwin will be Chairman of the meeting, and the three dlvtrlons of the subject will be "School Gardening." Vocational Guidance" and "Social Centers." Superintendent Randall J. Condon will make hla first appearance In the club, and will receive a welcome aa a new member. The Hamilton County Teachers' Association will meet this morning in Woodward Hietl ftrhool w M v ... make an address on "School Efficiency and the Gary System." F. M. Andrew will pre-sent the work of the Ohio School Improve ment reuei-euon, ana Mrs. Joha W. Ball will discuss "Composition." THEOS0PHICAL 80CTETT.. Beginning January 14 the Theosophical Society will hold Its regular meetings st the Grnnd Hotel, Room Vw. On that nlphi EDDIE HASrS FTJHESAL. The funeral of Edwin S. Hart. tH for many years a proofreader on Tax En-quirk a. took place from hla late residence. 2821 West Eighth avenue. Price HUt yesterday afternoon. His remalna were placed In the mausoleum In Spring Grove Cemetery and will be burled near Thuradav ernoon. Hart accidentally cut hla toe while trtmlng hla nails a few weeke ago and gangrene set In. His foot was amputated In an enon to aave nuj life. A widow survives him. The pallbearers were Michael La van, Harold Murray. A. W. Davis and D. C Flynn. representing Typographical "false No. 3. s) a SOLD ADULTERATED FOOD. Bd Barfanwn. of Bis Pugn alier. ana Charles Wester man. of Erlanger, Ky , charged with selling adulterated foods, were fined 9100 'and costs each by Police Judgw Frk-ke yesterday. The men. who sped rrom officers of the Health De partment, surrendered to Chief Food In spector Blume yesterday, and were at oaee taken into; Police Court. DRIVER SERIOUSLY LTSTtJEED. William Roberta. 4.a driver, of uuu Weet Sixth avenue, sustained s fractured skull yesterday afternoon when hla wagon waa struck by a B. and O. S. W. locomotive at Front and Baymiller streets. He was unconscious when picked op, and vrfl nurnro to the City HoKPltal. where hi; .JAf.UAnY CLEARiriG SALE MO EMMERY . AT r.ISUCED PRICES. Women g Untnrnnxd Fell. 50 and $i00 qualitr Reduced trx Women's Untrimmed Hats; $4.00 quality. Reduced to Wmvn'l Untrirrrme $5.00, $6.00 and $7.00 qcJi.' ties. Rekfaoed ta Women's Umtximrmy T4 , and Velvet Dress Hats; $5.0u . I values. Reduced to Jl (jS Women's Untrimmed Dre i 0 ter'g Plush. Velvet, Prash and Vekmr Hat.: $8.00. $10.00 quabtsea., Reduced ,-""-" to SQf Rums' tna Birds af Pgrti -a Women. - Trirmnod Hats; QO worth up to .0O; go at ...iJOC Women 'i Trimrned Hats; rtV "IP Women's Trimmed Hata; worth up to $12-00; ?Qft .Wavv Women's Trmmted Hata; worth tip to $20.00; . . ay a- W coat ............ Women'. Trimmed HatT worth tip Jot.............. .$9.98 or peg Rgducfa'M m AB Odridi Ostrich Pompons and Aigrette Effects; worth up to $1.00 and $1.50. 1Q ..............Tert. Reduced to.- .49. VcIv Dre, :vSU9 injur R Fancy Feathers; 50c valjes; t 25c ANNUAL SALE OF FINEST QUALITY Long Switches, Transformations, Pompadovn 14, ft and & OFF REGULAR PRICES We can match any Hair perfectly. Gray Hair Goods Included in ihu M t MP's mm SRmt J MAUI STBEEL OPP-TWEIFTH. ill KTERlPODf SOBS TLFTOWN TO JAPPS FOR HAIR OOD. Fifth National Corn Exposition s DATES OF SALE: Retsuna JAWYJART S3. . ST. m, FKBRCART S. aad 7. Limit FvbewsrT 1. with Kateasseei of Ltssst to April 12, itll, as it a roe og gi.sw. I II Mtf Wl I Jw)IM5 TakcthcMCarolinaSpeciar Through dally electrically lighted trail direct to Columbia. S. C. traversing, m route the beautiful Xnd ef the ky.' Latest design Pullman Drawing Rtea end Observation Sleeping Cars. Dimai ' Car aad Day Coaches. Full Information and sleeping-car rra-. ervations on application. Gty Ticket Office, M W. Car. Fourth and ft Twlewhseic Mala 3X3. (C N. O. dfc T. P. RY.) - u. SOUTHERN RT. W. A. BECKLER. General Passings! Agent. CmetaaatL Okie. Chicago Trains Leave Cincinnati " Arrive Chicago 9.15 am, 9.20 pm, 11.45 pen. 5.45 pro, 7.10 am, 7.45 an. LINES Parlor Cars in MornlnwTraln Sleeping Cars at Night; also coaches through in all trains. If tkm's satisfaction in going over Most Direct Route and enjoying Best Service, PeLnaylvani Lines Tickets are needed Oat tawm st rMatloa Tlasta Offloas or at eCTTY TICKET OFFICE, N. W. Comer Fourth end Walnut Strests , y , , .',, T.l.h.n, Main MM (sso) CJO.W. eUiXJd, iCnisilPlinMiiAiiat.ClnctoMU MAY RETAIN Receiving Wards For Emergeocy Cases, When Old Hospital la Used as Courtbouse. In view of the fact that the new Court' house Commission proposes to take over the old City Hospital sa soon ss the new hospital Is completed aa temporary quarters for the Courts, the Hospital Commission has been considering wtiat shall be done for a downtown emergency station. If the two commissions can agree, of which there is st present not a doubt, the building on Ann street, which comprises the receiving ward, and the two Wards J aad a Banking it. will be retained for hospital purposes. Tna t An emergency hospital la a necessity downtown Is acknowledged by all who are famlhar with local coradltlona. The sky scrapers and thastiis are all m the district, and ahould a fire or other catastrophe occur In these structures time ta transporting the Injured and dying would be an Important factor la bringing speedy aid to them. A minor consideration la also the fact that many people are injured In the streets or in brawla who need aid only temporarily. and to run tnem in patrols or automobiles ta ths new hospital on the hill would simply be a waste of time. By keeping the present receiving ward of the old Institution Intact and using the two small wards. J and Q. one tor male and the other for female patients, and also for separate quarters tor the help, the problem would be solved. Thla arrangement would lsave ample om for a temporary courthouse The present administration building of the hos pital could be converted Into omoes and the two three story buildings running the length ot Plum street and Central avenue could be so divided aa to afford specious 'acuities for the business of the Courts. A meeting of the - two commissions will be held In the near future, when the matter will be adjusted. . nn 1 or BASaUET AID DTSTAXLATIOS. One hundred new metnbets aad 75 of the 'hustlers' of th. ICntvtita .- U k will be hanatM,tel mt feh. rwnntM. t-i . t January 21 by the Grand Camp of Ohto- " fuc installation ot tne new officers will be held rh. . rni . . ' turm j i HalL Court atrMet inil I r4 - - ' - ,1 ITCDIU. urt" ttorai Knight George H. Scott will v e ' oi-er. e!i-tcd ty Unl it A Tho Mewt statu sb lag Drlsk Is tie ' IN BOTTLK. t All Osed Bars, Grarrrir. aa MS FOR SALE. THE SPLE.Vim cr ia. -r sr in V SO. T4 PLIM M-KKKr. J to tie owaer-a ''T. SO. prrsBlaea. The t ielenl - awpprssslss ef im.lt ssd test, Pocahontas Smokeleft Uneseened fsr - Vaeseenea nr ,-f FURNACE-RANGE-GRATi aa see ebesaest esal ee tbt sJ Osaewa. sea neave - i DULAND COALCft, THE BISMARCK. ' .,.avil.a UBRARf "J eaa waijiit t. steuowoiitsa Ssrilss PsreH. Peat Cjrragsl rW snd isw "- . t n

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