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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SUNDAY. JANUARY 5. 1913.
Women Planning Big Parade
Want Use of Pennsylva
SYLVESTER OPPOSES IT
Thousands of Dollars to Be Spent in
City for Costumes
Details of the most beautiful pageant
ever staged in America nearlng comple
tion and decided opposition on the part
of MaJ. Richard SIv ester, superintend
ent of police, to granting "permission for
the use of Pennsylvania Avenue on
March S for its presentation is the quan
dary In which the .national suffrage
workers find themselves. The women
have set their hearts upon giving their
supreme demonstration, for which, that
it may be a brilliant, a memorable suc
cess, they Intend to devote the next two
months in tireless contriving on the fa
mous thoroughfare of parades Penns I
ania Avenue. This pageant is to repre
sent a crowning display for jears of
work. It Is to take a historic place
among great parades held in America,
and as a work of women. For this effort
the women believe onlj Pennsylvania
Avenue, the route along which so many
bodies have marched, is fitting.
MaJ Silvester, on the other hand, has
issued a statement, that he deems it In
advisable that the women shall hold
their pageant upon the Avenue on March
C Any other line of march he Is willing
to concede to them, but sas he will not
be able to provide them with sufficient
police protection to make their use of the
Avenue feasible on the day before Inau
guration Ail available police strength
will b needed, the major points out, for
ktcping order on the Avenue during the
inaugural parade the following da) That
this protection be granted two davs In
succession, he stated, would be to Im
pose an Impossible burden upon the po
Maj hjlv ester further points out In his
statement that the Avenue will be filled
with the Influt of Inauguration visitors,
villi visiting civic and military bodies,
or the daj which the women have
clioicn. He also expresses the fear that
the event might partake of the 'London
methods,' which would mean the inciting
to disorder ' and "vvhlcla he Is required
to use every means to prevent."
Officers of the suffrage committee hav
ing the arrangements for the pageant In
charge said last night that while they
appreciate MaJ fcjh esters reasons for
declining to give them the permission re
quested, thej btlievc that they will be
able to convince htm his objections can
be met and arrangements taken to re
move all grounds for them They deny
that there will be an thing "militant" in
their gala week or the least suggestion
' mllitancj" in their pageant, which
tlicv plai? to be one of beautv. whose
si..i-x -hull . r, nf ennvinrinir loric
nml m pj of passion" I
v u-ii it Iu.ve decided to fully ex-I
tun their case again to MaJ S)Ivester. '
and also to lav it before the board of
Commissioners. Several communications
have been sent to the Commissioners
asking that their requests be granted,
and man) more are expected to follow.
President James F. Oyster, of the Cham
ber of Commerce. Joseph btrasburger.
president of the Retail Merchants' Asso
ciation, Isaac Gans, Influential official in
lKth bodies and chairman of one of the
ImiKirtant inaugural committees, togeth
er with man) other prominent Washing
ton -non and women, are interesting
themselves In proccut!ng the women s
To prnl Tlltiuxniifln.
Alanv thousands of dollars will bo ex
pended in this city bv the tuffrage work
ers In staging their great pageant All
materials for tosstume. floats, banner,
pennant.", and other necessary parapher
nalia will be purchased rrom Washington
merchants, was announced by Mrs.
Ulenna b Tinnin, chairman of the com
mittee on the pageant, who spent yes
terday with members of her committee
submerged in a sea of figures and ten
tative estimates of needed supplies.
Here are some of the estimates arrived
at by the preliminary work of the com
mittee Materials for more than LC0S
rich medieval costumes for the actors in
the pageant will be required, hundreds
of caps and gowns will be purchased for
the several contingents of college women
vao will march, nundreds of banners,
material for the construction of twenty-
five beautiful float", and a few hundred
horses for the floats and the several
liodies of horsewomen will be rented for
Another Item of expenditure that will
be an unusually large one Is that of
printing. As the pageant Is to be in the
nature of a culmination, a crowning of
all that has gone before, officers of the
t'ongresslonal committee and leading
women suffrage workers from all over
the nation vfant tu have as man) of
their rank and llle present as possible.
The pageant is to be a celebration of
triumph, an announcement by the women
that the) believe the time is near when
all over these 1'nlttd States the ballot
will be given them, and It is to represent
their pledge to use the ballot for progress
and welfare of their country.
AH true suffragists will come to Wash
ington and witness the pageant, mem
bers of the committee believe. This will
mean an Influx of many dollars. The
women visitors, it was explained, spend
more freely than the men. They like
nothing so well us to' go shopping In a
strange town. and. it Is pointed out. that
with the advantages offered for parting
with all unnecessar) change b) this
city's many up-to-the-minute marts, an
unusual amount of business should be
done. Most of the suffragists who come
to witness the pageant are expected to
stay throughout Inauguration week, and
for such the committee will plan many
Among th prominent women suffra
gists who are to participate are Mrs.
Carrie Chapman Catt, or New York Clt),
president of the International Suffrage
Association, the Rev. Dr. Anna Shaw,
of New York, president of the Natlnaal
Association for Wom.ui Suffrage. lma
Jane Addams, of Chicago, and Mrs.
James Lees Laldlaw, of New York City,
auditor of the National Association for
Woman Suffrage. Mrs. Richard Y. Fitz
gerald, of New York City, recording sec
retary of the National Association.
Additions and new committees an
nounced jesterday were: Women voters.
Mrs. Stella McCalla. .California: Austra
lians, Mrs. Leslie Street. Australia; Art
iste, Mrs Irving Moller. and Mr. and
Mrs. Julius Knhnnew members on the
BERGD0LL REFUSED LICENSE.
Philadelphia. Jan. 4. The sensation
al and law-defying career of Grover C
BergdolL the )oung aulomobillst and
aviator. Is at an end for the present as
far as the State of Pennsylvania Is con
cerned, as he was to-day refused a. 11- i
cense to drive a motor car during; the.)
5 ear 1913 by the State Highway Com-
jnismoaer at iiarriaourg.
KEPT SECRET TWO YEARS.
nnd -Sir. Kd.iTard G. Ivahlrrt
Announce' Their Mjirrlnc-c.
A surprise was sprung yesterday with
the announcement, that the marriage of
Edward G. Kahlert' and Miss Anna S.
Cammock took place over two years ago
In Wilmington. Del. Their friends bad
not known of their being married.
TIr. Kahlert Is the owner, of one of
the stores of the O Street market, and
both he and Mrs. Kahlert are from well
known Washington families. Before
their marriage Mrs. Kahlert's parents
died, leaving her practically on her own
resources. She entered the mall bag
department of the post-office. Some
time ago some one Interested himself In
the affair, and Investigating the will,
found that the woman was due a large
sum of money that she had never col
lected. It turned out that her share of
the estate was about 1230,000.
Democrats Yield to Republi
can in Capitol Arrange
ments for Inauguration.
Senator W'intbrop Murrav Crane ol
Massachusetts jesterday was unanl
mously selected chairman of the Senate
Committee which will have charge of
the arrangements at the Capitol for the j
inauguration or rresiaent-eiect vvuson.
Senators Bacon of Georgia and Martin
of Virginia, will serve on the committee.
The Democrats graciouslj I elded the
honor to the Republicans, and everybody
agreed that Mr. Crane, who is going out
of the Senate on March 4. voluntarily,
should arrange for the new Democratic
Senator Crane's most Important duty
will be to ride In the carriage with the
Resident and President-elect from the
White House to the Capitol on the day
of the Inauguration and to etcort the
President-elect cut of the Capitol Build
ing through the great east door and out
upon the platform at the east front,
where the Chief Justice will administer
the oath of office. Senator Crane will also
be compelled to wear a silk hat
Fund It cache. ln,znS.
The total subscriptions announced by
Chairman Thorn, of the finance commit
tee, were JO.Ki The new subscriptions
received were M, Goldenberg. JjOO. Z. D
Oilman. S10: J. Maurj Dove Co. $50. Er
nest G Thompson. $10. Klojd E. Davis,
J100. James K. Oj'ter. SlOO, W F Ham,
$1(0, P J Nee, J1G0. fred Drew. JWO. J.
Eris Howell. J100. Berrj & Whitmore
Companj. S150. E Gerstenberg. SoO. Adam
Weschler. J100. I P May Hardware
Companj. J100. William P Lipscomb &
50. William H West. J100. C. C.
Calhoun. SK0. James M. Green. JOOO,
George P. Eustls. J1.000
MaJ. Grn Leonard Wood, chief of staff
of the arm) and grand marshal and
chairman of the committee on military
organizations of the Inaugural parade.
announced that the following would com
prie his staff Col. Edwin St. John
Greble. vice chairman of the committee
en military organizations. Co It. T. Al
len chief of staff. Col II C. Hodges,
Jr. adjutant general. Lieut. John C II
Lee. Engineer Corps, secretary; MaJ.
Gen W. W. W'otherspoon. commander of
the regular army division. Including the
West Point cadets. Brig Gen
Mills, marshal of the mllltla division.
The committee on medals and badges
was announced )csterday as follows:
Richard N. Brooke, chairman. William
P. Silva. Henry K. Bush-Brown. Mitchell
Carroll. William B Closson. Henry E
Cooper, E P. Reelde, and John Jo)
Local transportation J. M. Stoddard,
chairman. K. S Marlow. Dean Caldwell.
William F. Downey. Carl Burgdoff. G B.
Van Ness. George It) an. Jr.. K. F.
Barker. Benjamin Woodruff, J. II
Hanna. J T Moffat, A L. Cllne, J.
Flckllng. A C. feteinbrenncr. and W. M.
Additional members on reviewing stands
are George Peck, R. C Balderson. wade
II. Cooper. D. B Edmonston. Hugh
O'Donnell, J. Wllmer Latimer. P. J.
O'Connor. Col Robert L. Montague.
Public comfort George F. Zeh.
DEATH OF WIDOW
Mrs. Bertha Shaffer, of Somerset, Pa.,
' Found Dead in Bedroom
' of Home.
Somerset, Pa . Jan. 4. The city Is In a
fever of excitement over the mjstcrj"
surrounding the death of Mrs. Bertha
Shaffer, a widow of forty and of unusual
beauty, whose body was found In the
bedroom of her .splendid home In West
man Street thls'afternoon The county
authorities are putting forth every effort
to ascertain whether Mrs Shaffer was
murdered or whether she was the victim
of poison. It was developed at the In
quest that Mrs. Miaffer hsd died of
uraemic convulsions, but the coroner's
Jur) declines to furnish any further In
formation at present,
Mrs. Shaffer was-a. prominent figure In
society and active In philanthropic works
In this vicinity. Four )ears ago she was
divorced from Dr. Perr) F. ShafTer. and
recently she was made defendant In a
SS.0O) damage .suit filed by Mrs. Helen
Bailey on the charge of alienating the
anect'ons or ner nusoano. Aiovn "aie;.
bodr "... M? ."V r,a?
ure&eeu. wa. iunu vn wnj ,w w .,u
bedroom Her bedroom gave evidence
of a struggle. Chairs were overturned
and bric-a-brac scattered around the
room as though displaced from their po
sitions on the mantel by persons scur
(line-, ft Is thought by some that the
"woman was the victim of thieves, as she
was the owner of much Jewelry and al
a)s kept It, together with considerable
money. In her home.
Edward "Homer, a neighbor, told the
coroner that ho heard a woman scream'
Ing In the Shaffer house soma time after
midnight. He did not go over to" make
an) Inquiries, as he was not on the best
of terms with Mrs Shaffer. Dr. Shaffer
Is now a resident of York, Pa., nnd at
present Is believed to be motoring with
a party of friends In the South. '
Five Killed In Boston,
Boston. Jan. 4. A slxt) -mlle-an-hour
gale swept Boston and the Atlantic
Coast at da) break to-day. Serious dam
age was reported from many quarters.
Grave fears were felt for vessels at sea
and the" United States revenue cutters
are out to render aid. Electric light.
telephone, and telegraph service wa.M
crippled. The streets were strewn with
broken branches of trees. Five persons
were killed In Greater Boston by falling
branches or signs. Several horses were
electrocuted by live wires and one horse
killed by a superinduced current from a
heavily charged pole. The barometer
dropped to ZSJU. the lowest recorded In
forty years. The schooner Monitor.
bound from Quero with halibut. Is on the
rocks on the northerly side of Five Pound
Her Screams Bring Husband
to Cellar as Negro Makes
' His Escape.
While descecdlng a stairway to the
cellar of her home. Mrs. Frederick Har
old, thirty-seven Jears old, of 47 Qulncy
Street Northwest, was attacked and
choked by a negro lntruder.i-who escaped
as the woman's husband ran to her aid
Mrs. Harold screamed so loudly that
her cries were heard by her husband,
who was on the third floor. Hearing the
footsteps of the husband, the negro
threw Mrs. Harold against the wall and
ran. The husband, after searching the
rooms on the first floor, descended to
the cellar and found his wife uncon
scious at the foot of the stairway.
The husband saw the street door to
ie ceiiar open ami ran me street.
He could see no one in either direction.
He returned to his wife and carried her
to a bed A physician who was sum
moned found Mrs. Harold suffering
from acute nervous shock.
Because of the fact that the DLlncl
Is still aroused over the recent attack
made on Mrs. Adelaide Grant by the
negro, Nathaniel Green, who Is now
aualtfng trial on a charge that probably
will mean a death sentence, police of
ficials are making every possible effort to
apprehend the negro, who attacked Mrs.
BLOW OUT SIDE OF JAIL
Uarsclnr Lrrn Nltro-iclycerlne to
Cedar Rapids. Jan. 4. One man was
killed and another Injured to-day In an
attempted Jail delivery. In which nitro
glycerins was used by convicts In the
Linn County Jail, at Marlon, near here.
The dead man. Patrolman John Collins,
was shot In a fight inside the Jail. It
Is believed he was struck by a bullet
fired by a brother-officer, as nol weapon
was found oh an) of the prisoners. An
othc Policeman. Obsrles Glllln. was
shot through the hand
The attempt at escape was made by
Harvey Lee, awaiting trial for bank rob
ber)-, with a small bottle of nltrogljcer-
Ine. Lee blew off the door of his cell,
then blew a hole through the outer wall
of the Jail. Sheriff John Ives heard the
explosion, and with a revolver held Lee
back. Policemen attempted to seize Lee,
who threatened to throw a bottle which
be said contained nltrogljcerlne. The
police began shooting
LECTURE ON MOZART
Daniel Gregory Mason Gives Third
of a Series of Talks
Daniel Gregory Mason gave the third
of his series of live lectures on "The
Great Masters of Music." under the aus
pices of the Washington Society of Fine
Arts, in the assembly hall of the New
National Museum last night Mozart
was the great master considered.
Mr. Mason opened his lecture with a
few remarks on the problems of art in
general. "The artist's problem." he said,
"Is alwa)S to hit the happ) medium be
tween the too easily understood, the ob
vious, and the eccentric or stimulating
In his effort he seeks, as a corrective
for the too obvious. Irregularity or dis
order, a spice, variety, the stimulation
In music the chief Opes of variet) arc
rh)thm!c devices, such as sjneopatlun
and shifted rh)thm: harmonic -Aurlet).
such as modulation and the kal. Idosco
plc play of Intervals He ul.-o spoke of
the relation of IIa)dn to Mozart llaxln
who was Mozart's senior u twents-four
Jears. had brought music to the point
of irrcgularit). that prepared It for the
kind of subtle instinct, sense of beauty,
and dellcac) of perception that Mozart
pre-emlnentl) possessed He spoke of
their Influence upon each other, of Mo
zart's debt to Ha)dn in structural form,
of Ha)dn's debt to Mozart In finish and
wealth of detail
Ha)dn learned from Mozart "a rounder
phrase, a richer harmonization, a fuller
command of the orchestra Mozart
learned from Ha)dn a wider range of
structure, gravity, and dignity of ex
picsIon" But Mozart, far the greater
genius of the two. added the wealth of
luxuri tnt .maginatin to tne outline
which he Inherited from the elder man.
Mr. Mason gave a brief resume of
Mozart's life; spoke of his delicate ph)
slcal and mental organization; of his ex
traordinary precoclt); of the marvelous
correctness of his ear. He dwelt upon
the duality of the man and the musician.
Mozart. The musician was a seer of
visions, a prophet: the man wns com
monplace, uninteresting, not studious.
not thoughtful, but convivial.
No beauty of rhvthm or melody of
narmomous modulation escapes Mr.
Mason, and he has a 4iappy homely Il
lustration to Illuminate each detail. Ills
last Illustration was the first .movement
f the G Minor Sjmphony. In which he
called attention to the high contrast
between tne second and first themes,
the transitions, usually new melodies;
Mozart's avoidance of the emptiness of
Hajdns subsidiary themes. Hajdns
themes were more or less perfunctory.
The working out of Mozart's themes
were more masterly, and of greater
variety and resourcefulness
I" summing up. Mr. Maso
ason said ..that
perfection or structural form, combined
witn melodic nenness and suave diction,
wealth of detail, elegance and polish.
without sign of labor, but full of a fresh
spontaneity, distinguished Mozart's mu
The fourth lecture of the series will
be given by Mr. Mason February 1. on
tne fcariy vvorxs of Beethoven."
SAVES BABY'S LIFE.
Interne niovva In Infant' Mouth fur
3Iore Than Hoar.
New York. Jan. 4 After the family
phjficlan had given up for dead the
new-born girl baby of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Rafetz, of S3 East HJth Street
Thursday night. It became known to
day. Dr. Harry 'Fried, a Joung Interne
In the Suydenham Hospital, brought the
child to life after blowing his breath Into
Its mouth tor more than an hour.
The baby had been born more than an
hour, and had given noslgns of life,
when Dr. Fried answered the desperate
call.ofthe half-crazed father.
Th Voting interne worked more ihafi
an hour- andc then announced that the
child was dead, and nothing could be
The- grief of the father and mother
was so great that, tired as he- was, the
young physician renewed his efforts to
save the baby,
This time he tried new
tactics. !S began blowing his breath In
the child's mquth and nostrils. After
nearly an hour the little one's eyelids
began to flutter and It gave a cry. The
baby is reported to be & normal child
la livery respect, and Is now thriving.
$70,000 BAIL FttE RYAN.
JOHN F. UVA.,
President of the International Associa
tion nf Tit-Ma anrt structural Ironnnrk-
ers convicted with thirty-two more la
bor leaders, of Indianapolis, of dyna
miting outrages, whose ball has been
fixed at STO,000. Judge F. Ef Baker, of
the United States Circuit Court. In de
ciding that the dynamiters, who are now
In the Federal penitentiary at Leaven
worth, should be admitted to ball on
a writ of supersedeas granted by the
court, fixed the amount of ball at 110,000
for each year that the labor men were
sentenced. .Ryan's sentence, the longest
term of all. Is seven jears.
Continued from pace one.
at the mass meeting, and copies of the
resolutions will be sent to those most
Hkel) to be Interested.
The plans of the District Commis
sioners have not-been made known, but
it was said reliably last night that they
will prepare a' police regulation which
will be of such character as tq re
mind ever) Mar) land automobile owner
or driver that speeds or backs or skldj
into any little dcv'atlon from tne lhs
irlef ruls to aovern traffic that the DiS'
trlct Is the guy that put the sense In
It Is raid the Commissioners have re
eivei lettent from some of the most In
fluential citizens of the Capital, urging
retaliatlve action b) the District against
Marvl.ind These citizen-. It is rciatea,
have st forth their reasons, personal
and generak for their requests.
Outlook U Urlshl.
Wlthsviiat the motorists, as residents
of the Capltul, can do, and what the
District Commissioners, as omciais. can
do. the outlook I" brighter for District
motorists who use the not over good
roads of Mar) land Therefore, this ad
vice from a prominent motorist of the
District Is worth) of notice
-DUIrlct motorU. do not buy jour
Maryland license yet. Wall ""
thlnar la Rolng to happen. Keep your
money, and don't let the Man land offl
rlals have It. In n Utile while yon
enn get yoat iieenae in a pniprr -
and at a proper price.
Ttt ajl of lhoe wnja of setting; nt
Maryland Ihere wn ndded laat nlsht
n vvnrd about the asllntlon for n road
nny from Wnnhlaxton to tielOaborar
as n memorial to I Ineoln, Inatead of a
monument on the Mall. n approved by
the Lincoln Memorial Commlaalon.
Maryland ConKreaamen aome of lliera
anil Mnrjland cltUena aome of tkem
want the rnodnny berauar part of It
ould be In Mar) land.
I.aushter la nil the ananer that Is
civ en Marlanden who want that rond
In their Male by persona who know
r rondwaj law a.
WOULD DIVORCE ACTOR.
Wife nf Ur Wtill Hopper llrlDC" e-
llnn III New lork t ourt.
New York. Jan 4 Mrs. Ellen Be gen
Hopper, known to the stage as Nella
Hi rgeii. began an action for absolute
divorce against l)e Wolf Hopper, the
comlt opera star, to-da) before Su
premo Court Justice Scudder. In the
Nassau Count) Court. The bill of par
ticulars was signed l John F. Craven,
who made affidavit that Hopper com
mitted indiscretions while In his coin
pan) In Jul) last. No children have re
sulted from the marriage, and Mrs. Hop
per asks for no alimony. No defense
was Interposed by the comedian. Jus
tice Scudder reserved decision.
Mrs Ellen Bergen Hopper Is the fourth
wife of De Wolf Hopper. He mar
ried his first wife In Ohio, before he
entered upon his stage career, but was
later divorced, and married Ida jiosner,
a member of the old McCnll Opera Com
tutnv. of which Horner was leading roan.
Another divorce verdict made It possible
for Hopper to marry the diminutive
Edna Wallace, At this time it was be
lieved, he was engaged to Delia Fox.
Edna Wallace Hopper fled her husband's
company while they were piaiing in
rvmitan." and was granted a divorce
Veil Tterren was named as co-respond
ent- She was.tho divorced wife of JamesJ
Bergen, an aclor. She and Hopper were
married on October i 1S99.
RUN DOWN BY AUTO;
MAY DIE IK HOSPITAL
Edward Dick, Fifty-two Yean Old,
Struck by Anto Dri-en by
Howard P; Jones.
Edward Dick, fifty-two ears old, of
61S Florence Street Northeast, was run
down and probably fatally crushed b)
an auto driven-4 by, Howard P. Jones
while crossing the street at Maryland
Avenue and Fourteenth Street North
east shortly after 7b'cIock last night.
Jones believed the aged man wari
md when he picked up his uncon
sclous form, placed htm in the auto
and started for Casualty Hospital.
Physicians soon ascertained that Dick's
most serious Injury Is a fracture of the
Dick's'leftnce wasbadly cut and the
entire leg Is bruised. His left arm Is
lacerated and ctntused and he sustained
Injuries to thei back, although It is be
lieved he escaped Internal-injuries. He
had not regained consclbusness at a late
hour. Dick Is said to be blind In one e) c.
Jones, who lives in Wine AvenueHy
attsville. Md, told the ..police of the
Ninth precinct tliat he cculd not aye Id
the accident. -
Wooley Ite-nounrra "Irrn."
Battle"' Creek. Mich.. Jan. l John G.
Woolev. In 1900 Prohibition candidate for
the Presidency, residing at the Battle
Lrrec.K7 Banaiunum, aiaira- iumiot mat lie
f - rcivvinced the Prohibition party because
It had proved Jtseir. to be useless. He
points out that the peoplehave. In cam
paign after campaign, clearly determined
thnti thev do not Care to 'deal with the
Hqueriquestion through a national pro-'
iilbiuon lav. , - .
NOW NUMBER 14
Continued from pace one,
Pennsylvania hove in sight I called to
him. but he was gone.
"We were six hours .In that rireinc
But there were men on the Pennsylvania,
When they saw our signals of distress
they put away In small boats. In spite of
the tremendous seas. The boats would
get near -us and then be carried fifty feet
In the air on the crest of a wave and lost
to sight, but those men stuck and took
every one of us off. First Officer Hunt
was unconscious when they reached him.
He had been hanging to the rigging with
ones "hand and holding an unconscious
man on his perch with the other.'
The Indrakuala Is commanded by Capt,
The steamer Columbia, of the Delaware
River Transportation Company, put Into
Trtnton this afternoon twenty hours late
from Philadelphia, after a wild night on
tht Delaware River. She was buffeted
about tor ten hours and several times
nearly capsized. She carried, besides her
crew, eight passengers, fourof whom
Several cities report to-night that
street railway traffic and wire communi
cation, crippled by last nights storm,
have not yet been restored. At Roches
ter, N, Y., telegrams were sent to their
addresses by special delivery mall.
Rochester reports two deaths. George
Lelss. eighty-two jears old. having
frozen to death In a snow bank and a
broken electric light wire killing n Ital-
A faint wireless message s picked
un lata to-day at Newport from light
ship K. oft Nantucket. Shoals, sajlng that
she had weathered the worst, storm of
muv seasons. Her wireless operators
had been unable to reach their station
on the deck since Friday evening on ac
count of the waves dashing over It
The steamer Plymouth reached lew-
port to-day more than six hours late.
and the steamer Providence was com
pelled to remain there all night, sending
her passengers to New York by special
PEARS FOR THE SAFETY
OF CONGRESSIONAL PARTY f
ON THE PANAMA RELIEVED
Fears for the safety of the Congres
sional party returning from Panama on
the steamship Panama, which sailed last
Thursday from the Isthmus, were re
lieved )esterday when It was learned
that Friday's hurricane did not extend
further south than Cape Hatteras.
Thirty members of Congress and their
families are aboard the Panama. Among
the passengers are Mrs. Clark and Miss
Genevieve Clark, wife and daughter of
the Speaker of the House. Senator Ken
son and w'fe of Iowa, Representative
Pepper of that State, and Representative
Hammond of Minnesota are also aboard
Earl) )esterda) friends and relatives
of members of the Congress party began
to express concern over the safety of
the Panama, fear being expressed that
the steamer was In the path of yester
days storm. Inquiries as to the location
of the steamer were made at the offices
of the Isthmian Canal Commission In
this clt) Attempts w'erc made to get
Into wireless communication with the
Panama, but without result
This was not regarded as significant by
the officials, who said that the Panama
would not be within the range of the
wireless instruments until to-day. At the
offices of the commission the statement
was made that there was no cause for
alarm In the failure to receive a re
sponse to the wireless calls. Inquiries
made at the Navy Department and
Weather Bureau b) persons Interested
brought forth the Information that Fri
day's storm did not reach the lanes to
be traversed by the Panama on Its
BRITISH STEAMER RAMS
BATTLESHIP SOUTH CAROLINA
Norfolk. Va Jan. 4 Becoming un
manageable In the terrific storm that
wept this const last night and to-day,
the British steamer Fife collided with
the battleship South Carolina in Hamp
ton Roads early this morning. The Fife
had several of her plates and a portion
of her railing torn away. The South
Carolina sustained slight damage to
the davits supporting her lifeboats and
had some paint rubbed off her sides.
The Fife, after her encounter with
the battleship, continued to drift help
leas nruund In Hampton Roads. She
came near striking the battleship Mich
The schooner Bessie Whiting is re
Dorted in distress near Hatteras and
several unknown vessels are said to be
In need of assistance In the vicinity of
GALE SWEEPS OVER
VLos Angeles, Cal. Jan. 4. A thirty-
four-mile gale, the severest known here
In sixteen ears, swept over Southern
California to-day doing considerable
damage to the gfowing crops, and
causing a practical cessation of shipping
along the coast. About Los Angeles It
took the form of a sev ere sandstorm, and
the sky was darkened throughout the
day with clouds of dust and sand. Trees
were uprooted, and several frame build
ings blown down.
1 he princlpil damage to the fruit crops
was to the oranges, the high wind be
ing gji;ral throughout the whole of the
The effect, aside from knocking much
of the fruit from the 'trees, has been to
bruise the oranges, which will have the
result of reducing the grade. The dam
age cannot "be estimated before the!
oranges are picked and graded preparu-j
tory to packing. I
Amerlka Fast Acroand.
New YorlC Jan. 4. The Hamburg
American liner Amerlka. with SOo pas
sengers and a crew of 500 aboard, j-an
aground this morning off Stat en Island
on account of low tide, and Is still fast
in the mud. Capt. Knuth had hoped to
float his boat with the high tide early
to-night . but the big ship did not move.
The tide in New York Bay to-day was
the lowest fh thirty years, following the
record-breaking tide of the day before.
which sent huge, combers over the w all
at Battery Park.
CASTRO FAILS TO SAIL FOR
HAMBURG AS HE PLANNED
New Tork. Jan. 4. CIprlano Castro,
former President of Venezuela, did not
sail for Hamburg to-day, as he . had
planned, but. Instead, Is still In his quar
ters on Ellis Island, pending a. hearing
on a writ of habeas, corpus Issued to
day and returnable next Monday. v At
that time Castro's attorney. George Gor
don Battle, will aslr for ball pending a
hearing on a supplementary order Issued
by the Federal court, and. If it Is
granted. Castro will. In all probability,
be permitted to land on American soil.
The order for next Friday Is directed
against the Immigration authorities, and
they are cited to show cause why Cas
tro Is being detained.
Castro s attorney. Mr. Battle, ques-
tions the legality of excluding-.Gen. Cos-
BURNED CHILD DIES. "
I.lttle fuicr Scoann, Still Clasping
Dolly, 'Brestkn Her I-oat
Clasping In her tiny arms a cloth doll
baby which Santa Claus had brought her
or. Christmas Day; little Lucy Scognfi,
four jears old. who was burned whlla
playing in the kitchen of her parents
home at COS Maryland Avenue Southwest
shortly after 11 o'clock yesterday morz
Ing. breathed her last shortly arter (
o'clock last night In the Children's Hos
Although suffering from excruciating
pains, the, child retained consciousness
until th last and smiled in recognition
-when her father and mother leaned over
the cot and spoke her name.
The child was burned while plajlng by
the range In the kitchen, of her home.
Her mother had Just gone upstairs to
lattend some household duties when a
Ecreani huw ujo Kin c&uaeu uie motner
to run down the steps. The child had
stuck a piece of paper In the fire In the
stove and withdrawn the Improvised
torch. Her dress was Ignited, and shs
was covered with flames In a few min
Mrs. Scogna could not smother the lira
until the child had been fatally burned.
Dr. Benjamin Newhouse responded In an
ambulance to a call sent to Emergeno
Hospital, and the girl was removed to
the Institution without delay. .First-aid
remedies were applied and the little pa
tient was then removed to the Children's
Hospital. Death occurred about seven
hours after the child was burned.
LASTS FIVE HOURS
Pats in Time on Letters and Docu
ments of State and Then
-Takes Long Walk.
Princeton. N. J . Jan. L President-elect
Wilson to-day worked away In his study
fcr Ave consecutive hours on letters and
documents of state, and then swung out
Into the open air for a brisk hour's exer
cise.. He was not disturbed by callers
throughout the day and felt relieved that
he had been able to do a little quiet work
by himself. .
The Governor walked vigorously. He
stopped here and there to greet friends,
called at the post-office to mall some let
ters, and hiked out to the outsk'rts of
town. On the way back he directed hit
course through the university of which
he was for so many years the head. It
was apparent that the old scenes were
very dear to him.
"How I wish I'Md been an architect."
he exclaimed once, as he cast his eye over
the beautiful architectural scheme of the
university, said to be unparalleled on this
side of the ocean.
That Is native stone over there .' he
said, as he pointed with his cane to Cuy
ler Hall, being erected In memory of Cor
nelius C Cu)Ier. T). a clarsmatc of Gov.
Wilson's, killed In an automobile acci
dent In France two ) ears ago. The President-elect
explained thje construction and
purposes of all the buildings to the corre
spondents who walked with him
"It has been said that the buildings of
Princeton are planned for fifty )ears
ahead." one of the correspondents asked
Yes," replied the Governor enthusias
tically, "that's true, as I helped to plan
them m)self" I
On the way home the Governor dropped j
In at a hardware store. He Imisted that
the other patrons be watted on ahead of (
him Then he bought a ball cf twine for
household use tried It to see If it was
strong, and continued on his Journey.
The President-elect will spend to-mor-rcw
Recover Miner' Bodlca. I
Joplin. Mo. Jan. 4. The bodies of the
three miners who were burled beneath)
a hundred tons of debris In the Im-
pcrlal zJInc Mine when they were trap
ped Just as a charge of dynamite was
going off. were recovered early tq-day.
All were crushed bejoud recognition.
The men had prepared thirty-five
charges of dynamite and had given the
signal to be hoisted up when the hoist
ing machine!-) broke. Before the hoist
could be lowered the dynamite went off.
V simple iturhmrat for a rtano to retnt mm
nf a miule bonk bttc; blovn about bj a tuttte j
ins teen pilnitca tiy an uuloan
Special January Reductions
in Craftsman-Made ,
Furniture and FurnishiigsT
The products of the Craftsman Shops arjorth
one hundred cents on the dollar at any season of the
j ear. But now that the holiday btisine'ss is over, we
wish to reduce our stocks. To accojripHsh this a quickly
as possible, we offer the following- special reductions:
f . Our entire stock of Rugs and Curtains has
been reduced 10 to 23 pjfr cent. l '
All CraftsmanyFurniture and Willow Fur
niture the fWst examples of the old-time
craftsman icU&ls of earnest and thorough work
manship jjfre offered at from 10 to 25 per cent
- off reguljfr prices.
x handsome assortment of Electric Table
Lamjis, in iriany unique
25 to -50 per cent
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FIANCEE IS LEFT
Washington Girl, Separated
by Death from Suiter, Is ,
Remembered in WOL
NO COMFORT IN LEGACY
Intended Bride of Ckarles W. Muuuag
Gets Handsome Beqsest from
Los Angeles Resident
A CS,0OQ life Insurance policy and
K.O0O motor car are the solaces that
Charles W. Manning, who died recently
In Los Angeles, left pretty Miss Letty
Feathers ton, twenty-year-old daughter
of Nathaniel F. FeatherstOn. paymaster
of the Internal revenue service, and the
Intended bride of Manning, who was ex
pected to come to Washington this week
and be married.
At her borne. 10O5 C Street 'Kortheast.
Miss Featherston. whose father Is a
member of an old Vriginla family. Is
nursing her sorrow, with little comfort
in the legacy that her lover's death had
brought her. She met him when she was
Just sweet sixteen, while she was vis
iting friends In North Carolina, his boy
hood home. He was In the navy then,
and Just ten jears older than his sweet
heart, and their pretty love story, so
grimly ended now, held all the romance
that youth, with Its hope and beauty,
amd the splendid duty of the navy, with
Its call to far-off tea and Its-cruel sep
arations, and Its heroic opportunities
Serer Got Ovtr It.
He was handsome, too a fine figure of
a man. He and Letty Featherston. with
her dark e)es and hair and winning
smile and winsome ways, fell In love at
once and never got over It. even when
death separated them forever.
Probably that Is why Miss Featherston
would not talk of the matter. The will
by which Manning bequeathed her a. for
tune was died In Los Angeles, where be
had recently made his home and where
he was stricken with a sudden and fatal
attack of appendicitis. According to re
ports from Los Angeles, Manning be
queathed SS.000 and the motor car to
Miss Featherston and 5.000 to his sister.
Mis Helen Manning, In New York.
Mr. Manning had a life that was all
romance. He left his heme in North
Carolina when he was only seventeen
)ears old and went West. After various
fortunes, he went Into the automobile
business. In which he amassed consider
Hnllatrd In Nav).
Then he enlisted In the navy, and on
the big battleship of the fleets traveled
Into all four corners of the world. He
succeeded In the navy as he had suc
ceeded in business. He worked and
watched and studied. He became a pettv
officer and was steadily promoted. He
was ambitious, and h's ambition turned
to medicine Finally it called him out
of the navy, which he left In 19uS, in
tending to stuay for the medical profes
sion with the purpose of returning to the
service with a commission as surgeon.
In order to maintain himself while he
studied, he established his automobile
business In Los Angeles, and to the
property he had when he left the navy
li added until his estate was worth
earrh Ralna for Bodies.
Chicago. Jan 4 Firemen and policv
to-day searched the ruins of the home of
Mrs. Margaret Broad for the body of
the woman and her twb-year-old son
George. Mrs. Broid and her child were
burned to death when the house was set
afire by George and his brother Stanle)
It Is believed the children were plaln:r
with matches. Mrs. Broad left them
alone a few minutes. When she re
turned the house was In flames Neigh
bors rescued Stanley and made valiant
efforts to save the others.
designs, will be sold at
off regular prices.
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