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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1913, Washington, District Of Columbia J- WASHINGTON v Berberich's Midsummer Clearance Sale of Shoes for Men, Women, and Children Offers Real Savings to the Vacationist It isn't often that the opportunity is presented to buy shoes as classy and correct in dependable in is offered you tomorrow at Berberich's. But the Midsummer Clearance at Berberich's is an annual event at which all summer footwear must be disposed of regardless of the loss. The footwear offered you tomorrow represents the cream of women's footwear styles from the leading makers of high-grade shoes in this country. Besides the unusually liberal reductions in price, every -pair is absolutely guaranteed to you by the makers and by Berberich. Both Berberich Stores Tomorrow STRING ON HIS WIDOW But Not on Woman Employe, in M. W. Dyer's Will. WIFE MUST KOT REMARRY Ladies' and Low Shoes Now Over All Leathers We don't know of a single style that is not included at this price. There are over seventy all the new leathers, in every size and width. And remember, they are all and values from our regular stock, which means to values elsewhere. 748 Pairs Children's Evaas' Make 'Goodyear Welt Sewed. BAREFOOT SANDALS values everywhere Sizes, 6 to 8. Choice, 69c____________ 68 Misses' and Children's White Canvas, One-Strap Goodyear Welt Pumps Sizes to 89c Sizes HVa to 95c______' 108 Pairs Misses' Tan Calf Barefoot Sandals Good looking, long wearing, and comfortable. and 50 values. 79c Ladies' Spool Heel and Colonials, Pumps, and 40 Styles of Our and Low Shoes for Women, Now -.48 Monday Only Bronze Kid, Patent Kid and Colt, and Gun-Metal Calf Colonials, in a wide variety of buckles and ornaments. These are exact duplicates in style and leather quality to the and values, sold by all the big shoe shops throughout the country. We show these in every size and Monday only we sell them at A Treat for Small Feet PATRICIAN, LA FRANCE, AMERICAN GIRL LOW SHOES With a choice of over forty of our best styles in this season's newest leathers. SMALL SIZES to 4. and Values One-Eyfelet Ties and Oxfords for Grqwing Girls The one-eyelet ties are Patrician make, which we regularly sell for The Oxfords are nearly all Goodyear welt sewed, and are our regular and styles. Sizes 2 to 5 only. Robert Berberich's Largest and Most Progressive Shoe House to 1122 Seventh St. fch 813 Penna. A ve. QUEER MALADY KILLS One of Family Dead, All but One Are Made 111. SYMPWOTS LIKE PTOlfAIJTE Father, Mother, and Children Have Been Making Investiga- Food Is Responsible, but Infection Cannot Be Analysis of Water Made. New York. July M 'From a mysterious illness whtch in the last nine days has affected nearly every member of her fam- ily, Mrs. Mary Pratt was found dead in toed early today at her home, 177 East Forty-eighth street Brooklyn One of her daughters Mrs Mary Smith is still il1 with apparently the same ailment at her home, 189 Clarendon avenue The other members of the familv e recov- ered Coroner Roones' began today an investigation into the cause of the illness Sight in Family. Mrs Pratt was 46 years old Her hus- band. Robert F1 Pratt is a year oldw, and is engaged in the real buslnes-, In Brookljn and New six children two of whom are mai "ied The first of the family to be tak n ill was Edward, her 10-year-old son He ap- peared anemic, and his musc'es were i on- tracted The next day M Vaa similarly stricken and then Vrs P'-att became ill, first showing the saaie s> mp- toms a week ago today. Doctor' Completely Baffled. Several physicians "were called in then among them Dr Petit of 13-0 beventh street He admitted that h decided to come out when the oung woman grave a grasp and fell forward upon her face into the water Mr King caught hold of rer bathing suit but a strong tide swept her from his grasp Her bodv recovered an hour later across inlet Order G hTme-srro'wn Powers for and a i 1211 F st CITY BULLETINS. T -ic Oprn 111 MulM litn n-n H IP DruggUts of everi p Tr> Virginia. FRANCE GIVES RIFLE PRIZES. I Government and" French Shooting Society Interested m Camp Perry Meet. The Fremh government has presented i tc the National Rifle Association of Vmtnea a. s-ev res vase as a special prize to be toirspeted for by American riflemen at the conning international rifle shooting rratch at Camp Perrv Ohio The prize i-s offered Jn the name of the Tnln-ister of war of bv riflemen oC oounliy and prolyablj as to the can riflemaii rrraklnK 1 the hiRhe i in international in i rimdJil matth with the armv rlflt Thp I fiem-li shooting aNo hds d t cups to be competed for at Camj) Ferry READY FOR MEDIATION Federal Arbiters Coiifinped, Vith Exception of Post. WILL HURRY- RAILROAD CASE Chambers, Hapger, and Judge Knapp De- part Today New York to. Sear the Wage Dispute of Assistant Labor Secretary to Qualify Will Not Interfere With the Work. William Lea Chambers, commissioner mediation under the Newlands la.w, and G. W W assistant com- missioner, were confirmed by the Senate jesterday They will begin work in New Yolk tomorrow on adjustment of the wage dispute between the Eastern "all- roads and their tiainmen It was announced later in the day that Commissioner Chambers, Assistant Commissioner Hanger and JuHge Knapp would go to New York today, and begin their work with the trainmen and the railroads tomorrow morning Secretary Urged Confirmation. Secretary Wilson went to the Capitol to urge upon the Senate committee on education and labor to wWch the nom- inations of Chambers and Hanger had been referred the urgreno of immediate confirmation Chairman Hoke Smith out of the citj but a poll of the committee was begun, and the nomina- tions confirmed When the new Federal board of media tion met yesterday to organize and adjustment of the wage dispute ir was confronted the that ine of its members Assistant SeLretan Post of the Department l_aboi was legally barred from serving. The Newlands law under the board created that in addi- tion to the Federal commissioner the members shall tie officials of the govern ment who have been appointed to their original offices with the confirmation of the Senate The Assistant Seeretarj of L-abor floes not come under that t a lion Wilson to Fill Post's. Place Piesidem Wilson 3 attention wax called to the oversight and Lame fioii thi Hcuse that whilt some one n oulJ iw appointed In Air Post's stead, the sit- uation did not embarrass the board, aa the law provided that the President shall appoint, in addition to a commissioner and an assistant, "not more than two" such officers Under that construction the appointment of another member seems to be optional with the President Commissioner Chambers, AssistantTJom- missioner Hanger and Judge Knapp, the other members of the board, received urgent requests from the railroads and the trainmen to begin work They will not wait for the appointment of a suc- cessor to Mr Post RICH, BUT GOES TO JAIL. Hagerstown Man Given Twenty Days After Refusing to Pay Paving Fine. Speclkl to The Washington Post t Hagerstown, Md July 19 to pay a fine of for failure to lay a pavement in front of his property on North Cannon avenue, D Webster Groh of Hagerstown, said to be worth was committed to Jail for twenty days by Justice John Ankeney today Lined up in police court were a dozen or more other property owners charged neglecting the order of the major and council to pai ements AH paid then fines excepting Mr Groh, who con- tended that he had signed a wauer for the citv to do the work Mr Groh conducted his own case, and defended his position a lengthy speech City Attorney Alexander R Hagner suggested that Mr Groh had a right to appeal I will not appeal, but I will go to jail, and gladU, declared Gfroh My legal action will be taken later Mrs Caroline Doussett, Who Gets Share of Rich Maaulacturer's Money, May Wed, but Is Warned She Is Too Old Eccentric Testator Built on Roof of New York Home. Deaths at Fredencksburg Fredericksburg Va July 19 AI- media Frances Rowe, widow of Mayor P Rowe died at her home here this morning, after a brief illness In her eighty-sixth year She was a daughter of the late P and Frances B G-ayle and had been a member of the bj one brother Thomas R of near two j Mrs Roberta G rll of SpotsA ami and Mrs Margaret of Newport foui M B f or J P Rowe, A P Rowe and Vlvm T Rowe all of Fredericksburg and a large number of grandchildren airfl tvio great granoVhlMren The funeral will be held afternoon at 5 o clock from the Baptist Church Sei vices will be con ducted bv jjn. Rev Dr R A llliams and thf Dr Thomas S Dunawa> Interment will In the cemeterv The pallbearero will be six gland ons Mr barah F Rodfft rs dted ht re la.it night at thp home of hot --on Thomat K Rodgcia at the of 7o j ears bht, ib survived by six children hpe ial t) The Washington Foet York, July 19 foi tune Without a string to it was given Mrs Caroline IDoussett of 639 West 14 d street bv the will of her emplojer for manv years M llbei Djer a wealthy manufactuicr A string as left on his wife s bequest A codicil thus brieflj disposed of large interests "Balance to go to Mrs Dousbett with- out an> string tied to I hope she won t get married because "she is too old The doctor may have bodv Services in chapel Free Masnn ices Body to remain here Crema- tion Mr Dyer died May 4 His original will provided that 30 per cent of the stock in the company should be divided between his two sons, Charles W and Grant C and tMat the balance should be set aside for Mrs Caroline Doussett, an old em- ploye In his original will he wrote Wanted No Other Stockholder. "It is, however, my wish to give this to her outright, but as It is possible may this event I would not want this stock to go to her or to have her a. stockholder to this extent in the M Wilber Dyer which event the said shares must be equally divided between Charles "W Dyer and Grant C Dyer If, er, Mis Caroline DOUB- sett can give legal assurances that she will not this balance of stock shall be hers outright The codicil changed this provision, but not a provision against the second mar- riage of his wife Emma C Dyer De- cedent willed her the property at 639 Riverside drive and 1 -per cent of the grOss sales of the M Wilber Dver Com- pany p to He stipulated that her Income from this source should not exceed a year, and that this should be forfeited if she married again Had "Farm" on His Home. The Riverside drive property js at 142d street Two years ago he established a miniature farm and roofless sleeping rooms on the roof and made it his haunt during the summer instead of going to the country In an interview a jear ago he said "I've got all the money I want, the beat wife In the world, a city home and a country farm What more can a man desire'" He said he would like to keep a cow and a pig or two on his roof farm, but didn't see where "they would flt in "I've planted some catnip for the farm cat and some mint for the farm he added CONGRESS CONDENSED. Senate. Debate on the tariff bill began Chairman Simmons, of the finance committee, explaining the Democratic polkj In framing the bill Senator Cummins attacked the tar iff bill and assailed President Wilson for his participation in framing It Confirmed nominations of VS T, Chambers and C W W Hanger as -nembejs the new board of media tion and conciliation Adjourned at 4 20 p m until n< on tomorrow Not In House n aT noon Tues PURE TEA IN IMPORTS Growers Submit to Campaign Against Colored Wares. CALL FOREIGNER TOO CLEVER ASHURST TO PAY COST Senator Answers the Bristow Telegram Accusations. MAY BE ASKED TO BO SO Senate Committee on Contingent Ex- penses Takes Up Charges Made That Messages Were of Private Nature. Congressional Record Amplifies Sena- tor's Denial of Statements Made. Indications are tliat Senator Henry F Ashurst <Dem of will pay for the telegrams which Senator Bristow, of Kansas, accused him Kriday afternoon Of improperly charging up against the contingent fund of the Senate Mr .Ashurst appeared before the committee on contingent expenses yesterday and made the statement that if the commit- tee held that it wag Improper to charge the telegrams against the contingent fund, he would make the necessary re- imbursement. The expectation Is that the committee will decide that the charge was improper, in fact, it was strongly intimated by members of the committee yesterday afternoon that this would be its conclusion In any event, Its Judg- ment will be formally recorded in the Senate as soon as 11 is taken Record Is Amended. "When the Congressional Record ap- peared yesterday morning it was found that the denial made by Senator Ashurst on the floor of the Senate yesterday had been somewhat amplified, Mr Ashurst had vigorously challenged the accuracy of Bristow's allegation, but In the Record these illuminating sentences were found appended to his denial "I recall at one time that I sent over 700 letters and over 100 telegrams in one day Does the senator from Kansas ob- ject to that'" "I remember one day that I tele- graphed every newspaper in Arizona, about 45 in alt, asking 'their assistance in trying to bring about an advisory election to ascertain just wrom the peo- ple's choice was for United States judge for Arizona. Telegrams Opposed Candidates. There are the telegrams that Mr Bris- tow claimed should not be paid for out of the contingent fund of the Senate He had them In mind when he charged Mr Ashurst yesterday with using the fund for private purposes The telegrams were sent out last April, and It Is said that they were designed to prevent the appointment of a man as United States judge to whom Senator Ashurst was opposed This candidate was Charles Sloan former governor of the territory and once a resident of Ohio Should the rule be established that a senator can diaw upon the contingent fund for the purpose of rousing senti- ment for or against a pand date for Fed- eral office, there would be no justice in drawing the line upon his sending tele- grams at public expense for the purpose of promoting or obstructing legislation in which he is concerned This is the view taken by the contingent fund com- mittee, and for this reason it is expected that Mr Ashurst will be lequired to pa} for the telegrams he sent to the news-, papers of his State When this is- done the incident will be closed as far as the Senate is concerned RESCUE CAGE FOE MINES. Chinese Guild Warns Members That It Is to Rrick American Examiners. Japan No Longer Sends Adulterated Goods to This for the Treasury Department. sA the result of the Treasury Depart- ment's vigorous campaign against impure teas and the rigid inspection of all im- portations, George F Mitchell, the gov- ernment's supervising tea examiner yes- terday declared tea now reaching the United States is free from coloring matter Japanese teas, he said, are meet- ing the stringent standards adopted by the government, and the Chinese teas whtch w ill make their appearance within a few weeks, are expected to be equally as Dure At the instigation of the United States China this vear has taken unusually vig- orous steps to send pure tea to this coun- try China Bans Colored Tea. Secretary Bryan, at the request of Secretary McAdoo, instructed consular officers to Inform tea brokers In China that the United States had adopted tea standards this year of higher purity than ever before The governor of Shausning province, which include the P Ing Sui district, where green tea is grown, issued a proc- lamation foi bidding the coloration of tea, and warning that violations of the order would be followed by the burning of the tea and the imposition of penalties Growers Are Warned. The tea guildt of the province promptly followed with a similar announcement to the Chinese tea stores and growers'call- ing attention to the folly of coloring their tea, as "the foreigner's method of testing is very clever, and-he does not fail to de- tetc the slightest particle of coloring mat- ter 'We respectfully urge each said the guild's proclamation, "to hie tea absolutely clean ,and pure this year "We must not follow in the old rut any more We hope that all will mutually warn one another, In order to protect our local products and insure prokt. We re- spectfully urge every grower to be penny wise and pound foolish Parker, Bridget essential as your time-table. Your wear-needs at the P-B sale, with to help >ou. Volume and exclusiveness and qualitx in P-B Clothes. J3o P B Suits are reduced to P B Suits are reduced to 125 P-B Suits are reduced to J3rt P-B Suite are reduced to J18 P-B Suits are reduced to "P-B Suits are reduced to buys any P-B Straw Hat, values up to and and for Odd Outing Trousera, worth Special Values in Every Department. The Avenue at Ninth. LANE PLANS LONG TRIP Interior Secretary Leaves To- day to "See Part of His Job." GOING TO MONTANA AT LAST Further Itinenary to Be Arranged Then. Reclamation Projects Have Aroused Great Differences of provements Demanded by Increased Number of Visitors to Be Considered. am going West to aee a small part of my job and a few of the people I am working for Secretary Lane yesterday so stated the purposes, generally, of a trip upon which he will leave Washington this afternoon to be absent a month or more. Thus far he has planned his trip only into Wyom- ing and Montana, but will determine, after reaching Montana, whether he will extend his trip further West. The primary object of the Journey Is to enable Secretary Lane to make a per- sonal examination Into proosed reclama- tln projects In Mntana, where theje le a vigorous difference of opinion as to the' neceslty for Irrigation. Other Objects of Trip. J Other maXters to be considered adviabllity of putting -cattle belonging to the Indians upon ome of the large More- tana reservations? the admission of autor mobiles into national parks, the ments necessary to care the Increas- ing number of visitors to the parks, an'd meetings of water users on various recla- mation projects. The tentative Itinerary of Secretanjr Lane and his party follows July 24, Crow agency, Montana; July 26, Huntley project, Mon July 26 and .17 Shoshone project, Wyl July 29 and Au- gust, 2, Yellowstone park, August 8, Hel- ena, Mon August 6, for an Indeteraii- nate period on the Sun River project, m-on thence to the Blackfeet Indian reservation, Mon the Glacvler national park, Mon and the Flathead Indian; reservation, Mont Secretary Lane will be accompanied by Mrs Lane Assistant Secretary Adolph Miller and Private Secretary Herbert A. Meyer. _______; Marttasburg City Treasurer Dead, Special to WMhlnctoa Poet. Martlnsburg, W. Va., July Noll Rentch, city treasurer of burg, and for many years a well-known business man here, early this morn- ing of heart failure, aged years Me was a native of Berkeley county, son of the late Lawrenc% Rentch. many years he was a prominent Demo- cratic politician He leaves a wife, brothers, and three aisters. G S Rice Designs Lift to Be Used When Hoisting Equipments Are Damaged. A hoisting cage designed for use m nine rescue work his been im enteci bv (jtoi S RICL thief mining engineer of the United Statet, bui (ad of mines T he caffe ia the result of dlffi< jlties encoun tered bj the bureaus icacuers in mine cMvasteis where the regular hoisting equipment has been so damaged or dis- arranged that It could not be used I YIP new cage which Mr Ri ehort lengths, with- high or low and lace trimmed yokes; long dtp. hip anfl 4 gup- porters, 18 to sizes. 300 ReautituJ Summer sainpio drosses to 9b Mdd< ofr finest uiibioulery j jn the season's most approved dainty p 11 sur- 'f prise you with the immense embodied in thib great collection of dresses at Finest Linen Suits Ifanfl'-omcst n! this v in Innir blai k vvia'lon tail Balkan or st imiii.K pa nifnts taljnp rinri Linen and P. K. Suits ii thf k kir in F K Coat od le With WSPAPfcRI